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Bhante Henepola Gunaratana's Dharma Talks
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the founding abbot of the Bhavana Society. Born in rural Sri Lanka, he has been a monk since age 12 and took full ordination at age 20 in 1947. He came to the United States in 1968. “Bhante G” (as he is fondly called by his students) has written a number of books, including the now-classic meditation manual Mindfulness In Plain English and its companion Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness. Bhante G regularly leads retreats on vipassana, mindfulness, metta (Loving-friendliness), concentration, and other topics both at the Bhavana Society and elsewhere.
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2002-08-24 Is The Mind Pure? 63:41
Mind is not pure, but it can be made pure. It has ignorance and greed, and because of ignorance and greed, we are born again and again.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-08-28 Dana Talk 57:39
generosity-- the heart of the Buddha's path is natural to life. When we look carefully, we see the multiple levels of dana layered inside the Buddha's main teachings.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1998-05-01 Cleansing the Mind 1:14:50
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1996-02-24 Dana with Question & Answer 63:33
practicing the gift of giving
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1994-05-01 Dana 62:21
embracing the practice of giving
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1992-03-21 Meditation In Daily Life 45:11
Continuing the practice throughout our daily activities.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
In collection Spirituality In Daily Life
1992-03-13 Eight Great Thoughts 1:26:09
cultivating beautiful thought contents in the mind
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1992-03-01 Dana, Sila & Bhavana #1 63:19
Tape 1: Focusing on the principle of generosity as one of the perfections of Buddha.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
In collection Dana, Sila & Bhavana Series
1992-03-01 Dana, Sila & Bhavana #2 49:29
Tape 2: Alternating between questions & answers and a talk about greed and attachments in the Buddhist tradition.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
In collection Dana, Sila & Bhavana Series
1992-03-01 Dana, Sila & Bhavana #3 57:09
Tape 3: Noting the moral foundation of Buddhism as it is based on the principle of non-killing.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
In collection Dana, Sila & Bhavana Series

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