Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 06-01-2018

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 06-01-2018

January 9, 2018

One of the biggest problems in meditation practice that almost everyone encounters is the thinking mind. The Buddha says that the foundations for all meditation are virtue and "straight view". Ajahn Brahmali teaches us how to have a "straight view" and calm our mind.

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Reasons to Practice | Ajahn Brahmali

Reasons to Practice | Ajahn Brahmali

January 8, 2018

What can we do to persevere in our Buddhist practice? Ajahn Brahmali offers us an outlook of the world through impermanence, non-self, and suffering and gives us reasons to keep on walking the Buddhist path.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 05-01-2018

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 05-01-2018

January 8, 2018

Ajahn Brahmali guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes.

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In Between | Ajahn Brahmavamso

In Between | Ajahn Brahmavamso

January 7, 2018

We emphasise too much on beginnings and ends, and do not pay enough attention to the in-between times which count the most in our lives.

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Buddhism and Bananas | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Buddhism and Bananas | Ajahn Brahmavamso

January 6, 2018

Ajahn Brahm explores similes in Buddhism on the humble banana: revealing how the mind works and how to solve problems. Ajahn Brahm talks about our monkey mind which is always trying to get things out of the way first, before it can be kind, generous, meditate, love and so on.  Ajahn Brahm points out that we should do the important things in life first which are being kind, generous, meditating and loving one another and so on.

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New Year’s Eve Guided Meditation for 2018 | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 31-12-2017

New Year’s Eve Guided Meditation for 2018 | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 31-12-2017

January 5, 2018

This is Ajahn Brahm's last guided meditation for 2017. Ajahn guides the meditation for approximately 40 minutes and then finishes with some chanting for the New Year. 

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New Year’s Eve Dhamma Talk for 2018 | Ajahn Brahmavamso

New Year’s Eve Dhamma Talk for 2018 | Ajahn Brahmavamso

January 5, 2018

The Buddha says that having good friends (Kalyanamitta) is the whole of the spiritual life. In this final Dhamma talk for 2017, Ajahn teaches us the importance of associating with good people and ends by encouraging us to welcome the difficulities and uncertainty of 2018. 

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Introduction to Meditation | Ajahn Nissarano

Introduction to Meditation | Ajahn Nissarano

January 3, 2018

Ajahn Nissarano trained with Ajahn Brahm at Bodhinyana for many years. He has subsequently spent many years practicing alone in Sri Lanka but was invited to speak to the Ajahn Brahm Society of Sri Lanka.

Arranged by Ajahn Brahm Society Sri Lanka and recorded by Dharmavahini Foundation, Sri Lanka.

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 30-12-2017

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 30-12-2017

January 2, 2018

It's easy to sit and watch a movie or a football game for 45 minutes, but it's not quite the same when we're meditating. Ajahn Brahm teaches us how to stay in the present moment and have a powerful meditation. Ajahn explains how to keep our awareness in the "center of screen", and how to "open the lotus flower" with kindness.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 29-12-2017

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 29-12-2017

January 1, 2018

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes.
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Manifestation of Consciousness and Future Predictions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Manifestation of Consciousness and Future Predictions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

January 1, 2018

Ajahn Brahm starts by talking about the manifestation of consciousness, followed by how uncertain our life is. Ajahn encourages us to look for opportunities when situations seem uncertain because he says "What you look for is what you get."

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