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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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2023-06-04 Meditation on Water 37:18
Guided meditation on the water element, internally and externally, and meditating "like water" so "arisen agreeable and disagreeable contacts will not invade the mind and remain."
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center The Buddha’s Gradual Path: Spiritual Progress in Lay Life
2023-06-03 The Gradual Path in MN 39 At Assapura 1:10:43
This is an examination of the steps in the Gradual Training as represented in MN 39 The Longer Discourse at Assapura. Here the Buddha includes beautiful similes for the five hindrances and the experience of the four jhanas. Our study has the aim to deepen our own practice and progress on the path.
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center The Buddha’s Gradual Path: Spiritual Progress in Lay Life
2023-06-03 Earth Meditation 24:27
Guided meditation on the earth element, internally and externally, and meditating "like the earth."
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center The Buddha’s Gradual Path: Spiritual Progress in Lay Life
2023-06-03 Advice to Rahula 24:59
Using the Buddha's advice to his son, Rahula, on developing different types of meditation, starting with meditating on the earth element internally and externally, and meditating "like the earth."
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center The Buddha’s Gradual Path: Spiritual Progress in Lay Life
2023-06-02 Brief intro 11:06
Gradual Path outline
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center
2023-05-27 Seven Kinds of Wealth 1:11:46
Karuna Buddhist Vihara
2023-05-25 Compassion and Boundaries (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 43:41
What the Buddha said about boundaries, saying "no", when to leave, who to spend time with, when and how to tell someone off, while being compassionate and kind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet - A Retreat with Buddhist Nuns (252R23) - On Land with Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santacitta and Emily Carpenter
2023-05-25 Metta and Karuna: Unlimited Kindness and Compassion (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 38:19
Developing a felt sense of loving-kindness and compassion as based on the meditation instructions the Buddha taught
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet - A Retreat with Buddhist Nuns (252R23) - On Land with Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santacitta and Emily Carpenter
2023-05-25 Understanding the Hindrances to Awakening (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 62:14
with Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santussika
A Dhamma talk on the 5 Hindrances followed by a guided meditation on settling with the breath.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet - A Retreat with Buddhist Nuns (252R23) - On Land with Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santacitta and Emily Carpenter
2023-05-21 Truth 66:26
Karuna Buddhist Vihara

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