Dhamma reflections and guided meditations by visiting monastics.
2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 7. Monastic Closing Words, Blessing Chant & Group Sharing of the Blessings July 18 2021 081
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/2021_Celebration_Fundraiser_with_Luang_Por_Pasanno-7_Monastic_Closing_Words_Blessing_Chant_Group_Sharing_of_the_Blessings_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:58 — 11.4MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLuang Por Pasanno and Ajahn Karunadhammo reflect on what it means to have a place to gather as a community with spiritual friends. They offer a special blessing chant for this special occasion.Read more
2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 3. LP Pasanno – Q ‘n A session July 18 2021 077
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/2021_Celebration_Fundraiser_with_Luang_Por_Pasanno-3_LP_Pasanno-Q_n_A_session.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:41 — 10.4MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLuang Por answers questions on meditation topics and skills, cultivating the mind, and grief. He touches on various mind objects, appropriate kinds of thinking, happiness, illuminating the mind, grief, and compassion.Read more
2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 2. LP Pasanno – Internal & External Conditions for the Arising of Right View July 18 2021 076
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/2021_Celebration_Fundraiser_with_Luang_Por_Pasanno-2_LP_Pasanno-Internal_External_Conditions_for_the_Arising_of_Right_View.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:34 — 13.5MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLuang Por Pasanno addresses those present and on Zoom for the Annual Celebration on creating the conditions for wise reflection (yoniso manasikara), skillful reflection, skillful attention, drawing close to good friends, and creating community.Read more
2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 1. LP Pasanno – Walking Meditation in an Urban Setting July 18 2021 075
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/2021_Celebration_Fundraiser_with_Luang_Por_Pasanno-1_LP_Pasanno-Walking_Meditation_in_an_Urban_Setting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:58 — 2.7MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAfter precepts and still meditation, Luang Por Pasanno gives instruction for walking meditation.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Gyokuko_Letting_Go_of_the_Stink_June_20_2021-6_24_21_10_55_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:04 — 8.7MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreVisiting Retired Abbess Gyokuko Carlson reflects on themes of fatherhood, change, the magical transformation of meditation and its power to undo knots, like stinking fish, within us. She encourages the acceptance of our humanity, body and mind, as part […]Read more
Ayya Santussika: Highest Blessings – Afternoon Session Translations, Q and A and Closing Chants Feb 7 2021 058
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/4_Ayya_Santussika_Highest_Blessings-Second_Session_Translations_and_Q_n_A_Feb_7_2021-2_10_21_11_09_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:23:56 — 38.4MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAyya continues the study of the Highest Blessings, Mangala sutta, using multiple translations and takes more questions. The days closes with a chance to chant the sutta with fresh understanding.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/3_Ayya_Santussika_Highest_Blessings_First_Session_Translations_and_Q_n_A_Feb_7_2021-2_10_21_11_19_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:18 — 29.0MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAyya begins the study of the Mangala Sutta, The Highest Blessings (Snp2-4). Using multiple translations, she elucidate these instructions for living a blameless life, free of remorse.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/2_Ayya_Santussika_Highest_Blessings-Guided_Meditation_Feb_7_2021_2_10_21_10_52_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:12 — 13.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreDuring the daylong event Ayya guided the group in meditation in preparation for study. The meditation is presented in its entirety.
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/1_Ayya_Santussika_Highest_Blessings-Precepts_Feb_7_2021-2_10_21_11_59_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:12 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAyya Santussika met online with Portland Friends of the Dhamma and practitioners from all over the Western Hemisphere. The day opened with an introduction and the taking of the five precepts.
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/3_The_Value_of_Death_Ayya_Medhanandi_Portland_Dhamma_Jan_3_2021_2_pm-5_4_21_2_56_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:57 — 11.9MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAyya Medhanandi continues with the daylong session of the Ever Present Refuge. Death may serve as a reminder of impermanence as well as an encouragement to learn the Dhamma and find the unconditioned.Read more