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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.
2022-05-23 Guided Standing Meditation 40:06
With standing it's difficult to drift off. Feeling connection to and the strength of the ground and using the bones for support rather than muscle.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-22 Walking Suggestions 6:18
Our energy is normally inclined to the front of our bodies. Is there a wider approach?
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-22 Walking Suggestions 6:17
Our energy is normally inclined to the front of our bodies. Is there a wider approach?
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-22 Discovering the Energy of Presence 44:45
The retreat theme acknowledges we need allies in cultivating awareness, something outside our normal self structure but available, in spite of the personality. Aspiration/ faith are the first of these.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-21 Reflections 46:49
Words like “central axis” and “periphery” help create a template for awareness of all the senses in a field rather than seizing on points or a particular sensory experience. This is citta / mind/ heart, an awareness of a psychosomatic field.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-21 Standing Meditation 41:40
Becoming aware of the spinal axis and the space around it. This can be used in any position.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-20 The skilful use of precepts 11:10
Refuges and precepts provide a field of conscience and concern that wards off carelessness, imbalance, distractedness and negativity – and helps in moving towards a true norm that won’t let us down.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-20 Guided Meditation 19:19
Gathering ourselves into a field of collective awareness, we tune into a sense of shared belonging and support with other human beings.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-06 Sustaining the Middle Way Sampajañña 26:37
Using the body's sensitivity we can notice what stabilizes and gladdens the citta, that moment the Buddha touches our heart. How can our practice continue this? Ajahn recommends cultivating sampajañña - fully and directly knowing what’s happening - and describes its four qualities.
Cittaviveka 2022 Online Teaching
2022-05-06 Guided Meditation 15:32
Cittaviveka 2022 Online Teaching

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