Dhamma reflections and guided meditations by visiting monastics.
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Directing_the_Mind_Cooling_the_Heart_Guided_Meditation-9_29_20_2_35_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:04 — 25.2MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIn this guided meditation from the morning of our daylong session with Ayya Santussika titled Directing the Mind, Cooling the Heart the foundation is laid for the afternoon’s teaching. Careful practice instruction is given grounded in the Buddha’s teaching.Read more
By Thanissaro Bhikkhu When the Buddha taught meditation, he would often illustrate his lessons with similes that involved people at work or developing skills. A person engaged in mindfulness of breathing, for example, was like a carpenter turning a piece of wood on a lathe, sensitive to whether he was making a short or a […]
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ayya_Santussika_Six_Reflections_to_Lift_the_Heart_March_8_2020-3_11_20_8_48_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:59 — 23.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreHaving spent the weekend on the theme of joy, Ayya Santussika notes that unworldly joy is an essential part of the path but can be difficult in our culture. She shares reflections on six recollections that each of us […]Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ayya_Santussika_Where_Does_Joy_Come_From_Mar_7_2020-3_11_20_7_18_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:20 — 15.7MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAyya Santussika continues this weekend on the theme of joy by reflecting on the Majjhima Nikaya Sutta MN152 Indriyabhavana Sutta, The Development of the Faculties.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ayya_Santussika_The_Deep_Peaceful_Clarity_of_Joy_Mar_7_2020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:16 — 26.2MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreOn the morning of the second day of her visit Ayya Santussika spoke on unworldly joy, deep and spacious. She encouraged us to notice joy when it arises and to cultivate it.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ayya_Santussika_Happy_and_Giving_in_Every_Moment_March_6_2020-3_11_20_5_29_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:53 — 25.1MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSantussikā Bhikkhunī opens her weekend of teaching with a recollection of her monthlong visit to Ajahn Gunhah in Thailand and what she learned from this arahant and nephew of Ajahn Chah.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ajahn_Sudanto_Generate_Your_Own_Light_Nov_15_2019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:54 — 16.9MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAjahn Sudanto reflects on how to generate a sense of light for the coming darkness of winter.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ajahn_Thanissaro_Right_View_Right_Attention_30_min_Nov_3_2019-11_7_19_11_08_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:54 — 13.2MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAjahn Thanissaro leads a guided meditation on the topic of Right Attention. This recording is edited to 30 minutes due to space considerations.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ajahn_Thanissaro_Right_View_Part_2_Nov_2_2019-11_7_19_10_19_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:49:09 — 50.0MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAjahn Thanissaro continues the study of Right View, this time a the beginning of the study guide, and answers questions.
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Ajahn_Thanissaro_Right_View_Part_1_Nov_2_2019-11_7_19_10_36_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:33:30 — 42.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAjahn Thanissaro starts in the middle of the study guide with Right Views and answers questions.