Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 12-03-2011

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 12-03-2011

October 20, 2019

Ajahn Brahm conducts an intermediate/ advanced meditation class for approximately 1 hour. Recorded at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, Perth, Western Australia.

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Right View in Practice | Ajahn Brahmali

Right View in Practice | Ajahn Brahmali

October 20, 2019

A public talk given by Ajahn Brahmali during a Sutta Retreat on the 17th of March 2019.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr6dX5laBts (YouTube Channel: Buddhist Gem Fellowship).

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Putting Out The Fires | Ajahn Vayama

Putting Out The Fires | Ajahn Vayama

October 19, 2019

Using the analogy of a bush fire, Ajahn Vayama explains how to put out the fires of suffering in our lives. All of us live in the forest of greed, hatred and delusion, and all of us are at risk of getting burned at any time. With this in mind, we need to turn our minds to understanding the dangers of a fire breaking out any time, and of preparing ourselves through mindfulness and cultivating the spiritual qualities.

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Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 05-03-2011

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 05-03-2011

October 19, 2019

Ajahn Brahm conducts an intermediate/ advanced meditation class for approximately 1 hour. Recorded at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, Perth, Western Australia. 

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Venerable Amaranatho | 30 August 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Venerable Amaranatho | 30 August 2013

October 18, 2019

Venerable Amaranatho guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Stop Trying To Meditate | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Stop Trying To Meditate | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 18, 2019

The problem many people have with meditation is that they try so hard and try the wrong way. Ajahn Brahm explains how to have nice meditation by stopping the trying, and just letting go.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Venerable Amaranatho | 16 August 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Venerable Amaranatho | 16 August 2013

October 17, 2019

Venerable Amaranatho guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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To Hell With Punishment | Ajahn Brahmavamso

To Hell With Punishment | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 17, 2019

Western society is caught up with the idea of punishment that we often condemn ourselves with guilt, and seek to punish ourselves for perceived wrongdoing. Ajahn Brahm says to hell with this punishment and advocates taking a kinder, more loving approach to the people in our lives, especially ourselves.

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Barry Gaskin | Comparative Buddhism | The Armadale Meditation Group

Barry Gaskin | Comparative Buddhism | The Armadale Meditation Group

October 17, 2019

The last week of Rains has arrived. The monks will be with us again next week but we have one more guest speaker before then - Barry Gaskin. Barry has been an attendee at the Armadale group for almost 20 years. He has traveled much of South East Asia in his working career - Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

Barry gave a background to his strange introduction to Meditation and Buddhism. He explained his observations as a Westerner living in Buddhist countries, his beliefs of Pre-Birth through to Post Death, how lucky we are and also how meditation can impact on happiness. Meditation is always taught "how to do" but he wants to explain "when to do" as a way of life, with difference and ease.

Barry then lead the group in a 30 minute meditation easily enjoyed by experienced and beginners alike. Barry began with a relaxing body scan, asking us to open our hearts to self-compassion and finishing with a difference.

After meditation Barry continued his talk on Buddhism in both the West and the East.

 

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Rev Sr Visuddha | 9 August 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Rev Sr Visuddha | 9 August 2013

October 16, 2019

Rev Sr Visuddha guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Dealing With Tragedies | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dealing With Tragedies | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 16, 2019

In the wake of the Boxing Day Tsunami, Ajahn Brahm received numerous requests on how to deal with the inevitable tragedies in life. He offers advice on how to deal with tragedies with wisdom and compassion.

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Buddhism, Psychology and Climate | Kathryn Choules | 11 October 2019

Buddhism, Psychology and Climate | Kathryn Choules | 11 October 2019

October 15, 2019

We are delighted to have guest speaker Kathryn Choules during our 2019 Rains Retreat. Kathryn Choules is the founder of Mind and Movement. Her love of mindfulness, meditation and compassion comes from experiencing the benefits first-hand. She uses mindfulness and compassion training to work with people as they respond to the inevitable stresses of the life, so they live more satisfying and fulfilling lives. Kathryn is a certified instructor of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction through the University of Massachusetts and recognised as a Senior Teacher by the Meditation Association of Australia, and has done training with Jon Kabat-Zinn directly.

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Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 19-02-2011

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 19-02-2011

October 15, 2019

Ajahn Brahm conducts an intermediate/ advanced meditation class for approximately 1 hour. Recorded at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, Perth, Western Australia.

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Response to Voluntary Euthanasia | Len Warren | 4 October 2019

Response to Voluntary Euthanasia | Len Warren | 4 October 2019

October 14, 2019

We are delighted to have guest speaker Len Warren during our 2019 Rains Retreat. Len is from the Hayagriva Buddhist Centre and his talk is in response to the new voluntary euthanasia laws being passed in WA.

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Accessing Past Lives | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Accessing Past Lives | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 13, 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Brahm at Monash University; Buddhist Society of Victoria, Wesak 2014.

Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8035JxLXm3Q (YouTube Channel: Prem Nawaratne).

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Advice to the Bhikkhunis | Ajahn Vayama

Advice to the Bhikkhunis | Ajahn Vayama

October 12, 2019

Ajahn Vayama reflects upon some of the teachings that the Buddha gave to the bhikkhunis (fully ordained nuns) and how that applies in the modern era.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Karma Chula | 26 July 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Karma Chula | 26 July 2013

October 11, 2019

Karma Chula guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Ajahn Plien Answers Questions

Ajahn Plien Answers Questions

October 11, 2019

Ajahn Plien has been a monk for many decades, and is well connected with the roots of the Thai Forest Tradition. He has many tales of monastic life in the wild jungles, and is famous for his profound calm and wisdom. In this talk, he is assisted by Ajahn Brahm who acts as a translator for Ajahn Plien’s wise answers to questions from the audience.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso  | 19 July 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 19 July 2013

October 10, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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What is prison? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

What is prison? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 10, 2019

Ajahn Brahm uses the metaphor of a prison to outline a Buddhist conception of samsara (the process of being born, ageing and dying) as well as explaining how to escape the prison.

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