Buddhist Society of Western Australia
A Talk About Nothing | Ajahn Brahm | 16 July 2021

A Talk About Nothing | Ajahn Brahm | 16 July 2021

July 19, 2021

To help us understand the beauty and joy of nothingness Ajahn Brahm talks about his spiritual experience in the jungles of Central America. Ajahn Brahm challenges us to spend half a day on our weekend doing nothing (just simply giving ourselves an opportunity to become peaceful).

 

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Tradition and Truth | Ajahn Brahm | 14 May 2010

Tradition and Truth | Ajahn Brahm | 14 May 2010

July 15, 2021

Should we follow tradition or change it? What are the advantages of keeping or changing tradition? What actually is the tradition we should follow anyway? And does it have a place in our modern world? Ajahn gives an in depth answer in this talk and advises us most importantly to search for truth and meaning.

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Gratitude and Expectations | Ajahn Brahm | 9 July 2021

Gratitude and Expectations | Ajahn Brahm | 9 July 2021

July 12, 2021

Ajahn Brahm teaches us some little uplifting tricks to make our life more enjoyable, such as having gratitude and lowering our expectations.

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Accepting Your Imperfect Self | Ajahn Brahm | 31 October 2021

Accepting Your Imperfect Self | Ajahn Brahm | 31 October 2021

July 11, 2021

Thank you for taking an interest in this event. As aspiring Buddhist communities, our goal is to unite all Buddhist youth communities across Australia and around the world during this trying time in an event worth sharing about. With this common goal in mind, CITYZEN and Buddhist Union will be co-hosting a 2-day online event to celebrate the month of Kathina.

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Teaching retrieved from here.

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From Original To Traditional | Ajahn Brahmali | 9 March 2017

From Original To Traditional | Ajahn Brahmali | 9 March 2017

July 8, 2021

Ajahn Brahmali discusses how the Buddha's core teachings have given rise to the numerous traditions and teachings of Buddhism that exist today. Through textual comparison, scholars can today point to those core teachings of the Buddha that are common across the early existent canons of the various Buddhist schools. These early teachings are where Ajahn Brahmali believes we should focus our attention if we are to uncover the Buddha's original teachings.

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Reflecting On Our Lives | Ajahn Nissarano | 20 Jun 2021

Reflecting On Our Lives | Ajahn Nissarano | 20 Jun 2021

July 7, 2021

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Nissarano on the 20th Jun 2021, at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). 

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Creating Good Kamma | Ajahn Brahm | 27 January 2008

Creating Good Kamma | Ajahn Brahm | 27 January 2008

July 4, 2021

Ajahn Brahmavamso gives a Dhamma talk entitled ‘Creating Good Karma’ on the 27th January 2008. The audience is Buddhist Fellowship. Teaching retrieved from here by Dhamma Witz

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Winning and Losing | Ajahn Brahm

Winning and Losing | Ajahn Brahm

July 1, 2021

In response to a question on how to stop getting angry when watching sport, Ajahn Brahmavamso gives an insightful teaching on the problems caused by our dysfunctional way of looking at winning and losing and modern society’s obsession with competitions and separating people into winners and losers. Teaching given on the 2nd July 2010. 

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The Taste of Freedom: the Taste of the Dhamma | Ajahn Nissarano | 7 Feb 2021

The Taste of Freedom: the Taste of the Dhamma | Ajahn Nissarano | 7 Feb 2021

June 30, 2021

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Nissarano on the 7th Feb 2021, at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). 

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Sorry | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 25 June 2021

Sorry | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 25 June 2021

June 28, 2021

What does it mean to be sorry? Do you need to feel sorry? Ajahn Brahm discusses the Buddhist views on how we should feel towards guilt and regret.

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Perception My Reflection | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 31 May 2021

Perception My Reflection | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 31 May 2021

June 27, 2021

Dhamma talk via Zoom from Ajahn Brahm for the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV) on the 31st May 2021. 

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Depression | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Depression | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 25, 2021

Ajahn Brahm devotes this talk on the Buddhist attitude towards depression. Ajahn breaks this talk into what he believes are the three major causes of depression in our modern world:

  1. Inherit negativity and fault-finding
  2. Over indulgence in cravings
  3. Some of the nature of our existence can be depressing

Ajahn kindly gives us the goods to help us overcome depression; our negative mind states.

Talk given on 25 June 2010. 

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What is Love? | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 20 July 2001

What is Love? | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 20 July 2001

June 24, 2021

Ajahn Brahm talks about what love is from a Buddhist perspective on the 20th July 2001. The audience is believed to be the Buddhist Fellowship. Teaching retrieved from here by Dhamma Witz

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Getting Along with Difficult Family Members | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 18 June 2021

Getting Along with Difficult Family Members | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 18 June 2021

June 21, 2021

What can you do about a difficult family member who’s not nice towards you? Ajahn Brahm shares some practical advice from his own personal experiences.

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Samatha and Vipassana | Ajahn Brahmali | 8 May 2015

Samatha and Vipassana | Ajahn Brahmali | 8 May 2015

June 20, 2021

A talk on the topic of Samatha and Vipassana by Ajahn Brahmali, on the 8th of May 2015. Ajahn Brahmali also wrote a paper based on this talk, entitled 'Why Samatha and Vipassana are Inseparable', which is available here.

(Please note Ajahn Brahmali gave another talk with the same title on the 28th March 2008). 

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The Negativity Of Positivity | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Negativity Of Positivity | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 18, 2021

Ajahn Brahm talks about the flip side of positivity and offers an even more skillful approach rather than just trying to be positive. Ajahn describes the highs and lows of life as being natural and not something that we should try and avoid, but things we should investigate with wisdom. (Teaching given on the 23rd April 2010). 

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What is Happening to Our World? | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 4 March 2009

What is Happening to Our World? | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 4 March 2009

June 17, 2021

Ajahn Brahm gives a Dhamma talk entitled ‘What is Happening to Our World?’ on the 4th March 2009. The audience is Buddhist Fellowship. Teaching retrieved from here by Dhamma Witz

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How to be of Service | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 11 June 2021

How to be of Service | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 11 June 2021

June 14, 2021

Ajahn Brahm describes and shares his own experience of how serving others brings great joy and energy. Ajahn also reminds us how to not get overwhelmed by stress by using a glass cup as an example.

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Buddhism and Atheism | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Buddhism and Atheism | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 13, 2021

Is Buddhism an atheistic religion? Does it believe in a God? And what do Buddhists worship? Ajahn Brahm takes on this topic, pointing out the consequences of believing in a supernatural being and looking into who created our universe or world. Ajahn goes deeper by talking about meditation experiences (jhanas) and how the mind is chief and more powerful than anything else in the world. (16th April 2010). 

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Overcoming Anger In Problem Solving | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 24 November 2009

Overcoming Anger In Problem Solving | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 24 November 2009

June 11, 2021

Ajahn Brahm gives a Dhamma talk entitled ‘Overcoming Anger In Problem Solving’ on the 24th November 2009. The audience is Buddhist Fellowship. Teaching retrieved from here (by Dhamma Witz: https://www.dhammawitz.org/)

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