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Ajahn Sucitto's Dharma Talks
Ajahn Sucitto
As a monk, I bring a strong commitment, along with the renunciate flavor, to the classic Buddhist teachings. I play with ideas, with humor and a current way of expressing the teachings, but I don't dilute them.
1999-03-12 Attachment 1:12:12
attachment (clinging or feeling) even to Dhamma, is suffering and is the binding factor of self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-11 Samadhi Is Pure Enjoyment 47:42
Samadhi, a Pali word, means meditative absorption or a state of concentration. This talk is an exploration of samadhi as the art of refined enjoyment. Approaching our meditation with receptivity, we carefully collect our attention for the full enjoyment of the present moment. This kind of attention is enjoyable and light, balanced and at ease.
1999-03-11 Anapanasati: Release Of The Mind 47:19
through the contemplative process, awareness is progressively released from unwholesome to wholesome karma
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-10 Anapanasati: The Fourth Tetrad - Realization 52:04
Vipassana (on looking) and samatha (setting) conform to give realization at every stage of the path.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-09 Anapanasati: Transformation Of The Breath 49:19
mind and breath mutually change from separate entities into energy and feeling.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-09 Shifting The Boundaries 69:15
perceptions of change dislodges the mind from object-dependence; brahma vihara extends the scope of relationship.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-08 Awareness: Sublime Disobedience 36:12
awareness does not follow orders; letting go comes around naturally through accessing conducive perceptions.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-08 Questions And Answers 57:43
questions on the hindrances
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-07 Establishing Vitality 61:51
the requirement of energy for meditation can be developed through meditation
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1999-03-07 Anapanasati - The First Tetrad 43:07
a brief overview of the path of breath meditation, with details on the opening phases.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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