Bhikkhu Bodhi's message to Opening of the 9th Global Conference of Buddhism held in Perth, WA; 8th and 9th of August 2015. This video was recorded in the United States.
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).
Answering a question about what to do with sleepiness, Ajahn Brahm urges meditators to listen to their bodies and to get proper rest when they need it rather than fighting against it.
Ajahn Brahm responds to a question about rebirth by telling of how people can get stuck for a while in the ghost realm between lives.
Ajahn Brahm responds to a question about whether meditation can relieve stress related health problems.
Ajahn Brahm responds to a query about how to deal with internet porn addiction.
Ajahn Brahm explains why his retreats are not tough, and why pain doesn't equal gain when it comes to meditation.
Ajahn Brahm gives some basic instruction on how to do walking meditation.
Many people think that Right Effort is about stubborn determination and putting in 110% to attain the goal. But is it? Here Ajahn Brahm gives a clear definition of what Right Effort is - and it's not what you think!
Ajahn Brahm answers a question about what we should do when we come out of the powerful bliss of deep samadhi.
Ajahn Brahm tells a couple of his favourite funny stories about monks and nuns.
Ajahn Brahm about how powerful mindfulness comes out of stillness (samadhi), and how samadhi powers mindfulness which leads to deep, direct insights.
Ajahn Brahm and the nuns on his meditation retreat talk about their feelings about being ordained.
Ajahn Brahm responds to the question: Who keeps a record of all the rights and wrongs we do in life?
Ajahn Brahm responds to a very common question asked by people new to Buddhism: Why should I bow to a Buddha statue?
Ajahn Brahm responds to a question about mind (mentality) and matter (materiality) and provides a deep, yet simple to understand answer about the nature of consciousness and how the mind stops.
Ajahn Brahm responds to a question, "Why do we chant?" In response he goes into an explanation of the meaning of one of the most common chants, the Ratana Sutta, and goes on to explain what the ultimate goal of the Buddhist path is.
Ajahn Brahm fields a question about types of "samadhi". He goes on to say that there is only one type of samadhi, and that it makes no sense to translate the word as "concentration" when what it really means is "stillness".
What are we to do when we just don't want to meditate? Should we persist or should we try something else? Ajahn Brahm offers wise advice on how to deal with feelings of aversion to meditation.
Ajahn Brahm responds to the question: "How do we deal with people that irritate us?"