Monastic Teachings

Luang Por Pasanno: Q and A on Readying the Mind & Heart for Meditation, Separation from the Loved, 3 of 3, Oct 17 2021 100

In the final session of Luang Por’s daylong with us he answers questions on today’s topics and more.

LP Pasanno: Separation from the Loved, 2 of 3, Oct 17 2021 099

Luang Por Pasanno continues his teaching at the daylong at Portland Friends of the Dhamma. He reflects here on how to live with being separated from those we love in challenging times.

LP Pasanno: Readying the Mind & Heart for Meditation, Separation from the Loved, 1 of 3 Oct 17 2021 098

Luang Por Pasanno visits Portland Friends of the Dhamma from Pacific Hermitage for a daylong retreat. He reflects here on how to prepare the mind for meditation.

Ajahn Thanissaro 6 of 6 Endurance and Equanimity Q n A afternoon Oct 30 2021 096

Ajahn Thanissaro explores the two skills, endurance and equanimity, that can serve us well in this pandemic. He reflects on how to develop these qualities in his annual visit to Portland Friends of the Dhamma. This is the afternoon Question and Answer session.

Ajahn Thanissaro: Endurance and Equanimity 5 of 6 afternoon talk Oct 30 2021 095

Ajahn Thanissaro explores the two skills, endurance and equanimity, that can serve us well in this pandemic. He reflects on how to develop these qualities in his annual visit to Portland Friends of the Dhamma. This is his afternoon Dhamma talk.

Ajahn Thanissaro: Endurance and Equanimity 4 of 6 Guided Meditation afternoon Oct 30 2021 094

Ajahn Thanissaro explores the two skills, endurance and equanimity, that can serve us well in this pandemic. He reflects on how to develop these qualities in his annual visit to Portland Friends of the Dhamma. This is his afternoon meditation. He suggests we meditate while listening to the afternoon talk (next episode).

Ajahn Thanissaro: Endurance and Equanimity 3 of 6 morning Q n A Oct 30 2021 093

Ajahn Thanissaro explores the two skills, endurance and equanimity, that can serve us well in this pandemic. He reflects on how to develop these qualities in his annual visit to Portland Friends of the Dhamma. This is the morning Q n A with questions on the topic and meditation.

Ajahn Thanissaro: Endurance and Equanimity 2 of 6 morning talk Oct 30 2021 092

Ajahn Thanissaro explores the two skills, endurance and equanimity, that can serve us well in this pandemic. He reflects on how to develop these qualities in his annual visit to Portland Friends of the Dhamma. This is his morning Dhamma talk.

Ajahn Thanissaro: Endurance and Equanimity 1 of 6 Guided Meditation morning Oct 30 2021 091

Ajahn Thanissaro explores the two skills, endurance and equanimity, that can serve us well in this pandemic. He reflects on how to develop these qualities in his annual daylong visit to Portland Friends of the Dhamma. In the morning after precepts he begins with this guided meditation.

Luang Por Pasanno: Working Toward the Ending of Suffering and QnA Aug 15 2021 083

Luang Por Pasanno address Sunday Sila on Zoom. He reflects on sila, trust, the five precepts, volitions, kamma, and refining our relationship to our actions, speech and mind. He discusses how dana and sila lay the foundation for creating a good relationship with ourselves and others, confidence and well-being, and working toward the end of suffering. He also answers questions covering faith followers, dhamma followers, stream entry, precepts, letting go of the need to achieve and be successful, dealing with harsh speech in others,