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Ayya Santussika's Dharma Talks
Ayya Santussika
Ayya Santussika, in residence at Karuna Buddhist Vihara (Compassion Monastery), spent five years as an anagarika (eight-precept nun), then ordained as a samaneri (ten-precept nun) in 2010 and as a bhikkhuni (311 rules) in 2012 at Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara in Los Angeles.
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2017-10-03 Kisa Gotami: Buddha's Deep Compassion Toward Women 40:55
In this fourth talk in a lecture series on the Great Disciples, the speaker, Ayya Santussika, tells the life story of two enlightened, fully ordained nuns. In fact, there were quite a few of enlightened, fully ordained nuns at the Buddha's time. The speaker also discusses how we can find the key to our own happiness in these nuns' stories, such as letting go, calming the mind, and realizing complete freedom from suffering. Finally, Ayya Santussika describes the Buddha's tremendous compassion for women. In his teachings, the Buddha acknowledged sufferings that were specific to women that are still relevant today.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
In collection The Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community
2017-09-09 Noble Eightfold Path, Right View Part 2 35:53
First of a series of 9 day-longs, offered by Eastbay Dhamma. This is the afternoon session on the theme of Right View.
Karuna Buddhist Vihara
2017-09-09 Noble Eightfold Path, Right View Part 1 41:44
First of a series of 9 day-longs, offered by Eastbay Dhamma. This is the morning session on the theme of Right View.
Karuna Buddhist Vihara
2017-06-18 Worldly & Unworldly Pleasure & Pain (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 12:52
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat
2017-06-17 The Four Noble Truths - Part 2 (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 30:01
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat
2017-06-17 Cultivating Confidence in the Triple Gem (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:02
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat
2017-06-16 Q&A with Ayya Santussika and Ayya Santacitta (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:11
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat
2017-06-16 This is Samsara - There's nothing wrong (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:11
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat
2017-06-15 Revisiting the Noble Eightfold Path & Four Determinations (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:11
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat
2017-06-14 Death and Dying on the Noble Eightfold Path (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:59
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Middle Way Monastic Retreat

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