Donate  |   Contact

Please support Dharma Seed with a 2022 year-end gift.

Your donations allow us to offer these teachings online to all.


The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Kittisaro's Dharma Talks
Kittisaro
Kittisaro, from Tennessee, a Rhodes Scholar and a Buddhist practitioner for over 35 years including 15 years as a Theravada monk in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. He is also a practitioner of Pure Land and Chan Buddhism. He is co-founder, with Thanissara of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in South Africa and has completed two year long retreats. Kittisaro currently lives in the North Bay, California, teaches at IMS and Spirit Rock, and is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism. He lives in the North Bay CA, and is on the Teacher Council at Spirit Rock, and is a core teacher at IMS.
2010-03-09 Dhamma As Nature 39:52
Contemplating the nature of things. Transformation through seeing the nature of hindrance. Balance of samatha and vipassana.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-07 Awakening 51:45
Meeting ourselves. Limitations of success and sense pleasure. The great reversal. The Buddha's journey. Knowing pleasure, pain, and beyond. Return to the original brightness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-05 The Template and Blessing Chants 51:58
Arriving into a retreat and working within limitation. Being more "here". Calling on the ancestors, devas and earth spirits to bless and protect as the boundary of the retreat is set.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2009-12-15 The Host and the Guest 27:30
Wisdom surmounts all conditions. All condition merge in the deathless. A contemplation of the 3rd Noble Truth.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-15 Take Heart 32:22
Balance within practice. A compassionate response. From is emptiness, emptiness is form. The gift of fearlessness. The way of generosity, kindness and integrity.
Dharmagiri
2009-12-13 Reading the Book of the Heart 38:13
Hindrances as the teacher, cultivating trust. Mindfulness is the path to the deathless. That which knows doubt isn't doubt.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-11 Wings Of Awakening Opening 49:51
That which inclines the mind to Nibbana, original brightness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-06-11 The Guest House 39:31
The art of metta
Gaia House The Wings of Awakening
2009-06-11 The Guest House 39:31
Gaia House Wings of Awakening
2009-06-09 The Heart Sutra 57:49
Gaia House The Wings of Awakening

Creative Commons License