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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.
2024-03-02 GM – Steadying attention, stepping back, lifting the heart 16:01
Emoyeni Retreat Centre :  Regaining the Centre
2024-03-02 GM - Standing 12:01
Emoyeni Retreat Centre :  Regaining the Centre
2024-03-02 Gathering what's helpful. 19:49
Attention is a natural faculty but developing the wisdom of what to focus on and how to focus, allows cultivation of meaning in the heart.
Emoyeni Retreat Centre :  Regaining the Centre
2024-03-02 Retreat - an authentic and encompassing space 42:10
We practice sensing the whole before we can find the centre. The Buddha taught that all forms of wisdom find their fruition in mindfulness of the body.
Emoyeni Retreat Centre :  Regaining the Centre
2024-03-01 Determining the centre we want to regain 40:51
In a retreat we become very fundamental, putting things aside.
Emoyeni Retreat Centre :  Regaining the Centre
2024-02-25 The empty field 30:28
Here volition stops and we can examine what normally clogs the heart. We discard the endlines and deadlines. Observe conditionality without becoming.
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat :  Cultivating the Empty Field
2024-02-25 Q&A 16:02
Q1 This person says that they are very sensitive and that things like traffic signs, noises, imperfections and the bustle of reality disturbs them. Do you have any advice? Q2 01:23 Could you comment on aging, sickness and death. Most of my friends and myself are in their late 70s or 80s and want to be more skilled in working with different stages and pain so as to be as prepared as possible for the dying phase.
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat :  Cultivating the Empty Field
2024-02-25 Practicing with direct experience 39:04
Examining direct experience we go deeply, beyond the constructions, finding in the heart that which is worthy of praise and emulation. This generates sangha, a living teaching.
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat :  Cultivating the Empty Field
2024-02-24 Right effort is fulfilling effort with 20 min GM 34:53
Notice the potency of unskillful language and how it can seem to squeeze us and create limitations in the mind.
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat :  Cultivating the Empty Field
2024-02-24 The satipatthāna 47:33
The framework of body, feeling, heart, and phenomena arising is helpful and can be continued throughout the day.
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat :  Cultivating the Empty Field

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