Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Conflict! | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Conflict! | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 11, 2020

Ajahn Brahm talks about conflict and how to deal with it.

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Loneliness and Depression | Dennis Sheppard | 22 April 2020

Loneliness and Depression | Dennis Sheppard | 22 April 2020

August 9, 2020

Dennis Sheppard continues the introductory series on the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/

 

The guided meditation and talk in this video looks at loneliness and depression, its causes, its effects on the mind, and finding peace. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1d0GhZNlLYFnJgzazbDS8GBXNddDEb62C

Effective Listening | Dennis Sheppard | 16 April 2020

Effective Listening | Dennis Sheppard | 16 April 2020

August 9, 2020

Dennis Sheppard continues the introductory series on the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/

 

In this video, Dennis goes into detail on the practice of effective listening. Listening is a skill that can be either intellectual and brain focused, or heart based and emotional. They all come together in our humanity when we are present in the moment, listening from a place of still consciousness. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y8QQR6_V7hzA6gxoWeWYaW1dfMTZFiz1/view?usp=sharing

Grief and Loss | Dennis Sheppard | 8 April 2020

Grief and Loss | Dennis Sheppard | 8 April 2020

August 9, 2020

Dennis Sheppard continues the introductory series on the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/

In this talk, Dennis talks about the practice of being our own listener, attending to ourselves, and listening lovingly whilst experiencing the difficulty of grief and loss. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Wnp4vy65kYfF4A2zbOc5lqtBsDmuulnx/view?usp=sharing

Working with Emotional Noise | Dennis Sheppard | 31 March 2020

Working with Emotional Noise | Dennis Sheppard | 31 March 2020

August 9, 2020

Dennis Sheppard speaks about the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/

 

After the introduction, Dennis continues the a series of guided meditations to help our audience and and supporters in being their own friendly listener within one's personal meditation practice. In this time of self-isolation, it is an offering that will help us to better understand this human condition and more importantly to understand the Buddha’s teachings. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kZnXdR_Q3p-4RsoGJftwE-va2tRYFBNe/view?usp=sharing

Anxiety and Fear | Dennis Sheppard | 28 March 2020

Anxiety and Fear | Dennis Sheppard | 28 March 2020

August 9, 2020

Dennis Sheppard introduces the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/

 

Following the introduction, Dennis provides a talk and guided meditation on anxiety and fear, a topic which many are experiencing during COVID-19. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ctz5HzxGsk0TWhigiwTlj-Nx0AsaaOaM/view?usp=sharing

Meditation, Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence | Ajahn Nissarano | December 2019

Meditation, Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence | Ajahn Nissarano | December 2019

August 9, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano in December 2019. The talk's main topic is the second part of the Noble Eightfold Path 'Right Intention' and how it contributes to our wellbeing.

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Teaching retrieved from https://bsv.podbean.com/e/ajahn-nissarano-meditation-mindfulness-and-emotional-intelligence-1-dec-2019/

Staying within the borders | Venerable Munissara | 8 July 2020

Staying within the borders | Venerable Munissara | 8 July 2020

August 8, 2020

Vassa = Monastic Lockdown. Venerable Munissara gives a guided meditation on how to stay within the borders.

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Satisfying curiosity at the expense of others | Ajahn Hasapanna | 2 July 2020

Satisfying curiosity at the expense of others | Ajahn Hasapanna | 2 July 2020

August 8, 2020

Gossips, idle chatter are enticing, but often at the expense of others. Ajahn Hasapanna guides us to keep away from such unwholesome speech.

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Is Buddhism a religion? | Ajahn Brahmvamso

Is Buddhism a religion? | Ajahn Brahmvamso

August 7, 2020

Is Buddhism a religion? Or is it a way or life or a philosophy? What is it? And what are Buddhists supposed to do? Ajahn Brahm uses his characteristic humour and wisdom to answer these questions.

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Ajahn Santutthi | The Foolish Bhikkhu | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Ajahn Santutthi | The Foolish Bhikkhu | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

August 5, 2020

Monday 07th May 2018

 

Monday night meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram with Ajahn Santutthi.

 

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The Secret | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Secret | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 5, 2020

Ajahn Brahm explores craving. Are there different types? Are some forms of craving necessary for survival? Is all craving ‘bad’? Ajahn Brahm shares the secret of finding a balance in the here and now by understanding the nature of craving, the different types of craving, and how to work giving up the types of craving most harmful to us whilst holding on (for the mean time) to those cravings which have some use to us and others.

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The function of mindfulness | Ajahn Vayama

The function of mindfulness | Ajahn Vayama

August 4, 2020

Mindfulness isn’t an end itself, but a means of uncovering the deeper truths of existence that the Buddhist teachings are encouraging us to see. Mindfulness is the first of the Seven Factors of Enlightenment. Ayye Vayama reminds us how developing mindfulness is an essential quality of mind that leads to insight, knowledge and ultimately to Awakening.

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Power | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Power | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 3, 2020

Is power any good at all? What is real power and how is it going to be of benefit to people in the world? How do people get addicted to power and become unwilling to give it up? Ajahn Brahm discusses these questions about the nature of power from a Buddhist perspective.

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Why Is The World In The State It Is In? | Ajahn Nissarano | November 2019

Why Is The World In The State It Is In? | Ajahn Nissarano | November 2019

August 2, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano in November 2019. 

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In this talk, Ajahn Nissarano compares the current state of the world with the time of the Buddha. He covers topics such as climate change and nuclear war in our modern world. From a Buddhist perspective, Ajahn explains how these problems stem from greed, hatred and delusion. Ajahn then delves into Right View in the Noble Eightfold path and follows with the Four Noble Truths.

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Teaching retrieved from https://bsv.podbean.com/e/ajahn-nissarano-why-is-the-world-in-the-state-it-is-in-24-nov-2019/

The power of mindfulness and compassion | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The power of mindfulness and compassion | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 1, 2020

Ajahn Brahm opens the talk by pointing to how much popularity and traction mindfulness techniques are developing in the contemporary world. He then goes on to explain how developing mindfulness with compassion can be transformative for anyone who practices it.

Teachings are available for downloading from the BSWA website, the BSWA Youtube Channel, the BSWA Podcast, and Deeper Dhamma Podcast.

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