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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.
2020-06-28 Dhamma Stream Guided Meditation - Settling into Shared Space 13:17
The mind becomes crowded with our thoughts, impressions, plans and worries. But what’s the bit that’s not occupied by all of that? Stability and confidence are available in that space, to meet what is arising.
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2020-06-21 Dhamma Stream Online Puja: Nibbidā – Turning Away from Conditioned Consciousness 45:28
An untrained mind has no choice, it goes straight into dukkha; the trained mind has the possibility to turn away from patterns that the mind creates. The hinge-point is nibbidā – disinterest, disenchantment – to no longer be gripped by the play of the mind. Through this, mental patterns can be acknowledged as they arise but not entered into. Through remaining with dispassionate awareness, liberation can be realized. *Sutta references - AN10:2; SN35:28
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2020-06-21 Dhamma Stream Guided Meditation: Surveying the Movements of Mind and Body 10:05
Instructions for surveying the movements of mind and body from a wider, detached perspective. See the patterns that arise without fixating on them. Topics can then be approached from a more enlightened perspective.
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2020-06-17 Cittaviveka Buddhist Monastery Public Talk: Guide to Unrestricted Awareness 1:15:59
A good teacher (Acariya) encourages and pushes the mind of the disciple away from the changeable world presented by sense-consciousness, to the more fruitful reality that’s centred on Dhamma. In this talk, the principles of this are pointed out, and as exemplified by Ajahn Chah. This talk was offered on Ajahn
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2020-06-14 Dhamma Stream Online Puja: Doing the Not-Doing 43:08
It’s the compulsiveness and repetitiveness of certain actions that creates the sense of a solid self. So we aim for the end of action, for non-doing, and linger there. Keep relaxing and widening awareness without acting. Energy is released from activations – this is the ending of kamma. *Sutta Reference: AN10:81
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2020-06-14 Dhamma Stream Online Puja: Guided Meditation – Awareness Has No Boundary 11:04
Awareness is open – it simply knows and can witness. If we can widen and broaden awareness, we don’t have to get snagged by the circumstances of our “self-package”.
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2020-06-07 Dhamma Stream Online Puja: Q&A - Do Your Dharma 42:56
Reflections given on questions about how to deal with other people, the social order based on human domination, and how to practice with sickness.
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2020-06-07 Cittaviveka Buddhist Monastery Online Lay Forum: Q&A on Kamma 42:41
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2020-06-07 Dhamma Stream Online Puja: Guided Meditation 9:57
Instructions for widening the reference point, and notice that everything arises within awareness. Practice being with, not in.
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2020-06-07 Cittaviveka Buddhist Monastery Online Lay Forum: Kamma 17:46
Kamma – what it is, how it works, and why understanding it is crucial
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