Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Guided Meditation | Ajahn Hasapanna | 17 October 2020

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Hasapanna | 17 October 2020

October 20, 2020

Ajahn Hasapanna discusses skillful ways to deal with fear, as well as how to deal with anger and regret that lies deep inside, but occasionally pops up to our awareness.

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Mindfulness Can Reduce Your Suffering | Ajahn Hasapanna | 16 October 2020

Mindfulness Can Reduce Your Suffering | Ajahn Hasapanna | 16 October 2020

October 19, 2020

Ajahn Hasapanna explains how wanting creates suffering and teaches us how to gradually lessen our suffering through mindfulness and acceptance.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Hasapanna | 16 October 2020

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Hasapanna | 16 October 2020

October 19, 2020

Ajahn Hasapanna guides a meditation for approximately half an hour. 

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Guided Meditation - Joy | Ajahn Nissarano | 24 February 2020

Guided Meditation - Joy | Ajahn Nissarano | 24 February 2020

October 18, 2020

Ajahn Nissarano gives a Dhamma talk and guided meditation from Newbury Buddhist Monastery, Victoria, Australia (www.nbm.org.au). The intention of this guided meditation is develop joy for someone's positive qualities (including ourselves). 

Recorded by the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Delusion | Ajahn Nissarano | 9 February 2020

Delusion | Ajahn Nissarano | 9 February 2020

October 18, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano in February 2020. Ajahn Nissarano talks about delusion - one of the three unwholesome roots. Delusion can be defined as not seeing reality as it is and is the opposite of right view or wisdom. 

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Be Here Now | Ajahn Nissarano | 5 December 2008

Be Here Now | Ajahn Nissarano | 5 December 2008

October 17, 2020

Ajahn Nissarano describes the mantra "be here now" as being like the "coordinates for happiness", but also for developing peace and wisdom. He goes on to offer advice on how, amidst our busy lives, we can learn to "be here now".

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Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 March 2020

Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 March 2020

October 16, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Brahmali on 15 March 2020. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjVSQmEgmH0&t=1707s (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 21October 2005

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 21October 2005

October 16, 2020

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately half an hour. 

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Dealing with difficult people | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dealing with difficult people | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 15, 2020

Responding to a question, Ajahn Brahm talks about how to deal with (the many!) difficult people there are in the world by applying the insights of Buddhist practice.

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Attitude of fearlessness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Attitude of fearlessness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 14, 2020

Fear creates so much suffering and unnecessary problems in our lives, and for many people a key aim is to overcome fear and experience a state of fearlessness. Ajahn Brahm explains how it’s important to understand fear and even to understand why we are addicted to fear.

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Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 10 October 2020

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 10 October 2020

October 13, 2020

Ajahn Brahm believes the posture he thinks is best for his meditation, is never as good as the one he gets after asking his body how it wants to sit. Ajahn explains the importance of listening to your body and adjusting your posture for meditation.

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Having a Good Relationship with Life | Ajahn Brahm | 9 October 2020

Having a Good Relationship with Life | Ajahn Brahm | 9 October 2020

October 12, 2020

Ajahn Brahm teaches the importance of having a positive relationship with our experiences in life. Ajahn encourages us to embrace our life’s unpleasantness, learn from it and make peace with it, rather than become upset or anxious.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso| 9 October 2020

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso| 9 October 2020

October 12, 2020

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately half an hour.

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Guided Meditation - Wisdom | Ajahn Nissarano | 3 February 2020

Guided Meditation - Wisdom | Ajahn Nissarano | 3 February 2020

October 11, 2020

Ajahn Nissarano gives a Dhamma talk and guided meditation from Newbury Buddhist Monastery, Victoria, Australia (www.nbm.org.au) on believed to be on 3 February 2020. The theme of this guided meditation is wisdom. Ajahn Nissarano covers the four noble truths - suffering/unsatisfactoriness, the origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the path leading to the cessation of suffering. Ajahn gives a guided meditation to make peace with whatever we experience in the meditation, whether it be in the body or the mind. To accept whatever we are experiencing.

Recorded by the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Mudita | Ajahn Nissarano | 1 March 2020

Mudita | Ajahn Nissarano | 1 March 2020

October 11, 2020

A Dhamma talk recorded at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano on the 1st March 2020. In this Dhamma talk, Ajahn Nissarano covers Mudita - joy along with others. By developing joy in our mind by piggybacking on other people's happiness, this will increase the wholesome states of minds and reduce the negative qualities of mind.

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Introduction To Buddhism For New Buddhists (4/4 - Eightfold Path) | Geetha Mendis | 09-10-2020

Introduction To Buddhism For New Buddhists (4/4 - Eightfold Path) | Geetha Mendis | 09-10-2020

October 10, 2020

Introduction to Buddhism Q&A Series for New Buddhists, kindly conducted by lay Buddhist Geetha Mendis.

Session 1: The Three Refuges (05-09-2020)

Session 2: The Five Precepts (12-09-2020) - apologies no sound was recorded, so not published.

Session 3: The Four Noble Truths (19-09-2020). (Slides on website).

Session 4: The Noble Eightfold Path (26-09-2020), audio failed, so it was recorded again on 09-10-2020. 

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Find the whole series, including notes here: https://bswa.org/teaching/introduction-buddhism-qa-series-new-buddhists-1-4/

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Are You Ready To Die? | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 May 2020

Are You Ready To Die? | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 May 2020

October 10, 2020

We apologise for the quality of this audio. Guided meditation & Dhamma talk by Ajahn Brahmali, given via Zoom (online video) for Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project in England, UK.

Ajahn Brahmali offers some teachings, exploring the Buddhist attitude towards dying, death and rebirth and shares some personal tips on how he has dealt with loss. Ajahn begins with a guided meditation, offering us an opportunity to experience the peace and letting go that leaving this body, (whether through deep meditation, or at the end of this life), can bring.

We invite you to support Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project by making a donation at www.anukampaproject.org/donate (Anukampa's aim to develop a nuns' monastery in England and to continue to distribute the Buddha’s teachings)

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How to Become a Stream Winner | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 3 May 2020

How to Become a Stream Winner | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 3 May 2020

October 9, 2020

Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), for their Vesak day celebration on the 3rd May 2020. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

Ajahn Brahm talks about how to become a stream winner. Ajahn explains stream winning via the Buddhist teachings, with a story of assassins attempting to assassinate the Buddha. Ajahn then goes on to giving a wonderful talk about the noble eightfold path, the five hindrances, the story of the driverless bus, and the two kinds of freedom. 

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Harmony | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Harmony | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 8, 2020

In a world where there is so much conflict and disharmony – between governments, between religions, between co-workers, between family members and even in our own minds – there is a deep yearning for peace and harmony in the world. Ajahn Brahm uses this talk to highlight the topic of harmony and how to create it in our world, and within ourselves.

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Happiness at any cost | Ajahn Khemavaro

Happiness at any cost | Ajahn Khemavaro

October 7, 2020

Ajahn Khemavaro starts out with the simile of digging a well to find water and how this requires persistent digging in the same spot in order to hit water. He then goes on to talk about how we need to be dedicated in our practice focusing on our chosen practices to find the profound liberating happiness that can be found on the spiritual path.

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