Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Journey to Enlightenment | Kelsang Ani | 13 September 2019

Journey to Enlightenment | Kelsang Ani | 13 September 2019

September 18, 2019

We are delighted to have guest speaker Kelsang Ani from Kadampa Meditation Centre in Fremantle visit Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre during the 2019 Rains Retreat. Kelsang Ani offers a 30 minute breath and mantra meditation, then gives a Dhamma talk on the path to Enlightenment.
While our Sangha (monks and nuns) are on rains retreat, we have guest speakers coming in for the Friday night talks at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre.

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No One Who Lives in Error is Free | Behram Ghista | 6 September 2019

No One Who Lives in Error is Free | Behram Ghista | 6 September 2019

September 17, 2019

We are delighted to have guest speaker Behram Ghista during the rains retreat for 2019. Behram is is an international meditation teacher from India. He is fondly called "Master B" by his students because of his mastery in imparting the Buddhist teachings in a light and playful manner. Behram Ghista talks about the four errors we must avoid in order to train our mind to live in harmony with life. To find out more about Behram Ghista visit: http://www.innermasterynow.net/
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Meditation with a Focus on Jhana and Non-Self | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Meditation with a Focus on Jhana and Non-Self | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 15, 2019

Dhamma Talk at Yuan Ming Hall, Pu Tuo Si Temple, Kota Kinabalu. Believed to be given on the 29 November 2011. 

Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_aCg74oe0Q (YouTube Channel: Waiyin Chow)

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There Is No Room For Violence | Ajahn Nissarano | Dhamma Shorts

There Is No Room For Violence | Ajahn Nissarano | Dhamma Shorts

September 15, 2019

There is no room for violence in Lord Buddha's teachings. Dhamma thought for all Buddha Dhamma Kalyanamittas by Ajahn Nissarano in Sri Lanka.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EVZBUecPos&feature=youtu.be (YouTube Channel: BuddhaDhamma Kalyanamittas).

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Dependent Origination | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dependent Origination | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 14, 2019

Ajahn Brahm discusses one of the more profound and deep topics in Buddhism – Dependent Origination – but does so in a way that is accessible to beginners to Buddhism, and with tips that can be applied in this life to attain greater happiness and freedom.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso  | 5 April 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 5 April 2013

September 13, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Reborn … again. | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Reborn … again. | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 13, 2019

Ajahn Brahm discusses the topic of rebirth (otherwise known as reincarnation) – how to understand it and what it means for us and how we live our lives.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Sujato  | 29 March 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Sujato | 29 March 2013

September 12, 2019

Ajahn Sujato guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Mark Simpson | Yoga and Buddhism | The Armadale Meditation Group

Mark Simpson | Yoga and Buddhism | The Armadale Meditation Group

September 12, 2019

Week eight of the Rains season and this week we had Mark Simpson. Mark is a yoga teacher, writer, holistic health coach and facilitator. His work integrates postures, breathing practices, meditation and philosophy. He is interested in mindfulness and meditation practices and draws on them both in his own personal life and to help others observe and care for their bodies and minds. He has also attended retreats at Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village including a retreat focused on Compassionate Leadership.

Mark then lead the group in a thirty minute meditation focusing on the breath and being kind to our bodies. This meditation is well suited to both beginners and experienced alike.

After meditation Mark continues his talk on the common areas with Buddhism and Yoga. Towards the end of the evening Mark opened to questions.

For further information on Mark, Yoga and Buddhism, please visit his website.

 

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso  | 22 March 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 22 March 2013

September 11, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Seeing Through The Self | Ajahn Vayama

Seeing Through The Self | Ajahn Vayama

September 11, 2019

Everyone is fooled by the view of self. So much suffering is created through the greed, hatred and delusion generated from the view of self. Ajahn Vayama gives wise advice on how we can start seeing through the illusion of the view of self through to seeing this as they really are.

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Neurodhamma | Bhante Buddharakkhita

Neurodhamma | Bhante Buddharakkhita

September 10, 2019

A talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Bhante Buddharakkhita. Please note there is another monk with the same name at the Buddhist Society of WA.

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Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YI-aPHMPec (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

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Happiness Formula | Bhante Buddharakkhita

Happiness Formula | Bhante Buddharakkhita

September 9, 2019

A talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Bhante Buddharakkhita. Please note there is another monk with the same name at the Buddhist Society of WA.

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Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAb11srcnzk (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

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Death and Impermanence | Ajahn Brahmali

Death and Impermanence | Ajahn Brahmali

September 8, 2019

Dhamma talk recorded at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV) in April 2019.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QM9m44yyhVw (BSV YouTube Channel)

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Meditation Instructions - How To Calm Your Mind | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Meditation Instructions - How To Calm Your Mind | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 8, 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Brahm. Date unknown, sometime before 2014 and believed to be given in Sri Lanka.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsCkI9-L8l4&list=PLJHmNMuiICH8Ok4t4dZ4uPqoeDlFmHuOO&index=7&t=0s (YouTube Channel: Viraj Attanayake)

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Free Will | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Free Will | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 7, 2019

What is free will? Do we really have free will? Ajahn Brahm tells us that no such thing exists. Find out how this could possibly be true.

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Doomsday! | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Doomsday! | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 6, 2019

Responding to a call from the United States from someone concerned about global warming, ecological destruction and its impact on humanity, Ajahn Brahm shares Buddhism’s predictions about the end of the world – DOOMSDAY!

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Doctors for the Environment | Richard Yin | 30 August 2019

Doctors for the Environment | Richard Yin | 30 August 2019

September 5, 2019

Guest speaker Richard Yin gives a talk at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, during the 2019 Rains Retreat.

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Understanding The Three Refuges | Ajahn Vayama

Understanding The Three Refuges | Ajahn Vayama

September 5, 2019

The taking of the Three Refuges in the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha is a traditional indication of what it means to be a Buddhist. In this talk, Ajahn Vayama outlines what it means to take the Three Refuges and live life as a Buddhist.

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Community Night | 16 August 2019

Community Night | 16 August 2019

September 4, 2019

Guest speakers Kenzie Dann, Tamkin Essa and Zal Kanga-Parabia offer a talk at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, during the 2019 Rains Retreat. Three young guest speakers, pursuing three different vocations, but all having a powerful positive impact in our society.Kenzie Dann is a Nyul Nyul/ Banjima man from Broome. He has many years of lived experience working with youth. His current focus and passion is within the corrective services area where he has been delivering mentoring programs for 4 years, combing culture and therapeutic approaches.

Tamkin Essa is an aspiring young journalist born in Afghanistan and raised in Perth. She is on the Youth Affairs Council of WA where she advocates for young multicultural people through planning state youth summits, helping to nurture future young leaders.

Zal Kanga-Parabia is a multi-disciplinary artist from Perth. He was the West Australian of the year 2018 finalist in the youth category, creative co-ordinator at Propel Youth Arts WA, and currently involved in many community projects including Moonboorli (Beyond) for National Science Week.

Recorded at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, during the 2019 Rains Retreat.  

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