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Ayya Dhammadīpā's Dharma Talks
Ayya Dhammadīpā
I aspire to offer teachings that are encouraging, that support people to discover how they are an expression of Dhamma. I'm particularly interested in the interplay between stilling and settling the mind, and opening to greater kindness and generosity of heart.
2020-06-21 Know the Right Time for Right Speech 28:49
This talk was given as part of the Third Sunday program hosted by San Francisco Dharma Collective.
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
2020-06-09 The Four Foundations Are a Complete Support (Online Retreat at Spirit Rock) 12:17
Contemplation of dhammas, 7 factors of awakening, bringing all the foundations of mindfulness to bear on the Path
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The First Free Women - Original Poetry Inspired By the Early Buddhist Nuns
2020-06-08 Immeasurable Metta for Nourishing the Heart (Online Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:40
Guided meditation on radiating metta
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The First Free Women - Original Poetry Inspired By the Early Buddhist Nuns
2020-06-07 Feelings at the Six Sense Gates (Online Retreat at Spirit Rock) 51:20
Guided meditation on vedana (feeling tone) as it is experienced with sense contact
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The First Free Women - Original Poetry Inspired By the Early Buddhist Nuns
2020-06-05 Fully Embodied Breath (Online Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:53
Detailed posture instructions, whole body awareness, in and out breath.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The First Free Women - Original Poetry Inspired By the Early Buddhist Nuns
2020-05-23 Wondrous Feeling 42:58
Exploring how mindfulness and investigation of feeling tone is woven into many frameworks of practice given by the Buddha - the 5 aggregates, the 4 foundations of mindfulness, the 12 fold chain of causation, the 4 Noble Truths.
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
2020-04-18 This is The Whole World's Problem 32:35
why and how the Dhamma addresses anxiety about survival, six sense functions, seven awakening factors, Bojjhanga paritta, parenting, pandemic
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
2020-01-30 Thought After Thought of Freedom Edited 16:38
This thought has been edited for clarity. ~ How to practice with thoughts so that they become thoughts of freedom, five indriya, faculties, poem from The First Free Women, offered at the Saranaloka New Year's Retreat 2019/2020
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
2020-01-29 The Six Senses Demonstrate Three Dhammas 23:56
A guided meditation on the six sense functions and the way in which they demonstrate the three seals of reality - impermanence, suffering, and non-self. Offered at the Saranaloka New year's Retreat 2019/2020
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
2020-01-03 Like Any Other Day Edited 38:33
This talk has been edited for clarity.
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery

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