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Dharma Talks
2022-10-21 Guided mettā meditation, Dhamma talk on dependent origination 1:21:42
Bhante Sujato
Guided mettā meditation to develop positive emotions, directed towards self and all beings. Dhamma talk on dependent origination in simple terms. Dependent origination answers the question: How does rebirth happen without a soul? We are neither completely fixed or completely fluid in how we are - we are conditioned; a continuity that connects past, present, and future. The Buddha’s great insight was that everything is conditioned. Daily life, high states of meditation, rebirth, and all kinds of experiences all follow the same processes. Ignorance and craving are the drivers of these processes.
Lokanta Vihara

2022-10-21 Explanation of Refuges and Precepts 11:45
Ajahn Sucitto
Refuge is refuge in balance and harmony, what we have in common, rather than the individual. The precepts are a voluntary taking on of training rules for mindfulness.
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-21 Closing Talk - Mindfulness of Ethical Sensitivity 56:56
Ajahn Sucitto
Recollecting, stabilizing and spreading awareness over ethical sensitivity allows action in stillness and stillness in action. Thinking is just the breath of the brain, arising and passing. Pausing to find the still point.
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-20 GM - Brahma Vihara is Meeting what Arises 10:17
Ajahn Sucitto
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-20 Q & A 1:12:27
Ajahn Sucitto
Q1 OO:04 Does kamma in its wider implication presume the concept of rebirth? Q2 17:09 Doesn’t the need for goal orientedness in life work against practice? Q3 21:34 During meditation can I approach a personal issue that requires attention? Q4 26:17 Is it possible to be fully present with an open heart? Could you explain that please? Q5 29:35 Does slow mean mindful? Isn’t it intention that’s important? Q6 33:58 Could you talk more about annata and self please? Q7 20:14 Q8 Why does standing meditation seem more effective than sitting? Is there a time or situation where standing is recommended over other postures? Q9 43:58 How can I give back living more than I take living in Switzerland? Q10 45:22 In developing samadhi, is it possible to have periods where we have to refocus more on bodily sensations and drop the external? Q11 48:19 How can we reflect on God and Christ in dhamma practice? Q12 51:09 Restlessness is my most frequent hindrance. How do I deal with it? Q13 52:19 I contemplate death daily and often get a heavy heart about being separated from my two children. How can I come to peace with that? Q14 57:38 Could you do a brief summary of your top five wisdoms? Q15 1:03:52 If QiGong is so relaxing and low energy why do I sweat?
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-20 Morning reflections. Four indispensable meditative skills. 16:54
Caroline Jones
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge October 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2022-10-20 Bearing Presence in Relationship to Self 63:42
Ajahn Sucitto
Practice means moving out and returning repeatedly, discovering the end of the world – our kammic predicament - that must be experienced internally, “in this very body”.
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-19 Right View - Motivation Strengthens the Heart 60:19
Ajahn Sucitto
Recognizing the primary importance of the internal domain is essential for right view. Unlike other species we can cultivate love and wisdom, to benefit all creatures coming after us.
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-19 Meditation on Mindful Awareness of Breathing 50:55
Ajahn Sucitto
Meditation instructions are often interpreted as paying pointed attention. But wide attention allows energy and mind to decompress. Cultivating a cool awareness of the body is the key to this.
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Love is the Breath of Life

2022-10-19 Being a 21st century Western Buddhist 1:49:45
Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

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