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Ajahn Candasiri's Dharma Talks
Ajahn Candasiri
Ajahn Candasiri was born in Scotland in 1947 and was brought up as a Christian. After university she trained and worked as an occupational therapist, mainly in the field of mental illness. In 1977, an interest in meditation led her to meet Ajahn Sumedho, shortly after his arrival from Thailand. Inspired by his teachings and example, she began her monastic training at Chithurst as one of the first four anagārikās.
2010-10-01 Reading the Heart 46:48
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
2008-06-14 Evening Chanting In English 12:16
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monastic Retreat
2008-06-13 Challenging Conditions 58:46
Using Awareness to question and challenge the identification with the five khandas. Working with death.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monastic Retreat
2008-06-11 Evening Chanting In Pali 13:36
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monastic Retreat
2001-04-13 Living With The Reality Of Aging, Sickness And Death 55:52
Our society emphasizes fitness, strength, youth, and vitality, and yet the body runs its own course. We can do things to keep it strong and healthy, but these types of measures are limited. We are blessed to have the Buddhist teachings because they encourage us to come to terms with aging, sickness and death -- fundamental truths of our existence.
2000-04-13 Living with the Reality of Aging, Sickness and Death 52:35
Our society emphasizes fitness, strength, youth, and vitality, and yet the body runs its own course. We can do things to keep it strong and healthy, but these types of measures are limited. We are blessed to have the Buddhist teachings because they encourage us to come to terms with aging, sickness and death -- fundamental truths of our existence.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Buddhist Contemplation
2000-04-12 Purifying the Heart 53:57
This talk focuses on the Brahma Viharas and what prevents these from freely manifesting.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Buddhist Contemplation
2000-04-11 Vipassana Meditation Introduction 52:07
A guided meditation that introduces basic principles and techniques of Vipassana meditation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Buddhist Contemplation
2000-04-08 The Four Noble Truths 52:25
Applying the three characteristics of the Four Noble Truths, and the Eight Fold Path, to our daily life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Buddhist Contemplation
1993-02-19 Chanting 27:27
Ajahn Candasiri leads women's voices in chanting the songs of practice. (Exact date uncertain.)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center 9 Day Retreat with Amaravati Teachers

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