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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.
2023-12-11 Vedena (feeling) is distinct from emotion 52:03
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Cittaviveka 2023 Dhamma Talks
2023-12-11 When does the day begin? 26:31
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Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-10 Q&A 49:03
00:00 Q1 When we're doing sitting meditation are we to be mindful of feelings inside the whole body as we breathe in and out? When anybody sensations or pain arises are we to contemplate them with loving kindness? 10:55 Q2 Is it okay to use the mantra Bhudo for sitting meditation? 11:58 Q3 Are there different realities of truth? For example historical, scientific, personal? Ultimate reality? Everything is what it should be, no good no bad. 17:07 Q4 How can the dhamma help two people in a relationship resolve an indiscretion of the moral code? How does the dhamma guide one to accept responsibility for actions that harm another? 20:23 Q5 Citta - is it a harmony between the brain and the heart? Does it include all levels of consciousness? 31:36 Q6 At the point of death what do we do when we're overwhelmed with pain? If the mind is too weak to maintain equanimity? What happens if one dies totally consumed by pain? 41:09 Q7 Could QiGong help me to be more balanced in body and mind?
Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-10 Guided Sitting Meditation 16:42
Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-09 The main theme of breath meditation 54:49
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Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-09 The nature of mind 57:18
On retreat we experience the mental restlessness resulting from sense restraint. “Stopping my mind” is not an effective strategy to handle it. Instead, look for a place of harmony with what the mind is doing. Some standing meditation at the end
Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-09 Standing Instructions 16:43
Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-08 Some chanting basics 21:40
Bringing up a sound through the body, we listen and harmonize with others. The citta seeks that harmony to feel comfortable in its environment.
Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand :  Finding Your True Ground - Awareness as a Refuge
2023-12-01 Q&A 50:36
Questions are précised: 00:10 Q1 Can you clarify the analogy of dhammas you gave using the orange. 07:16 Q2 Can you speak more about the desires tanha and chanda? 21:46 Q3 Regarding breath meditation, should one focus on breathing sensations rather than the subtle body? 27:51 Q4 When the mind becomes unified, do I stay and let go of the breathing as the mind unifies, or should I watch the breathing in the background? 32:46 Q5 Sometimes I reach an awareness that feels so alien that I pull back. 34:09 Q6 How does one forgive oneself and handle regrets? 42:14 Q6 When helping others how do we decide when to stop helping? 44:24 Q7 How can we handle feeling inferior? What leads to the sense of unworthiness? 49:34 Q8 My body has pain in every position and it’s hard to meditate. What can you suggest?
Bandar Utama Buddhist Society :  Training for Life
2023-11-30 Q&A 45:01
Questions are précised: 00:00 Q1 Can you please distinguish between citta anupassana and dhamma anupassana. Which frame of reference should one apply to such contemplation? 28:43 Q2 During mindfulness of breathing, I find vichara (sensing and evaluating) to be an issue. How can I strengthen vichara? 35:47 Q3 I am a project manager, and there is a lot of planning and decision making. Is this a sankara? How to do so wisely and skillfully?
Bandar Utama Buddhist Society :  Training for Life

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