The collection houses recorded teachings by our Spiritual Director and associated teachers. These reflections by lay teachers point to the Dhamma. Please pick up what is useful and leave the rest behind.
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Jessica_Watching_Nature_Happen_Learning_to_Share_9-12-2021-9_13_21_3_55_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:25 — 9.3MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreJessica reflects on the lessons she learns from being in nature in her garden and from being around others who are skillful.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Sakula_Moving_away_from_Fear_and_into_Loving_Kindness_9-5-2021-9_13_21_3_43_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:39 — 13.6MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula reflects on how her fears interfere with her wishes and wants and gives thoughts on how to move away from fear to kindness. A community member expresses gratitude for kindnesses.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Heather_Fercho-Living_the_Dhamma_is_a_Benefit_for_Ourselves_and_Others_Aug_29_2021-8_29_21_4_29_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:24 — 9.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreHeather leads Sunday Sila to reflect on how to be embodied in the world in the Dhamma and how to live in a meaningful way, responding rather than reacting.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Matthew_Grad-Refreshing_Our_Understanding_Limitations_of_Delusion_Aug_22_2021-8_29_21_4_17_PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:23 — 13.0MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMatthew leads Sunday Sila to reflect on delusion, the most neglected of the three afflictions, and how it leads us to misperceive reliability, true happiness, and self.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Jessica_Swanson-The_Honey_Ball_Sutta_Aug_1_2021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:31 — 14.9MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreJessica reflects on the sutta and how it helps her stay balanced in daily life.Read more
2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 5. Short Reflections by PFoD Teachers July 18 2021 079
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-5_Short_Reflections_by_PFoD_Teachers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:39 — 11.3MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | More
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Jessica_Cultivate_good_Conditions_June_13_2021-6_24_21_10_47_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:52 — 8.6MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreJessica encourages turning the mind toward the Dhamma and true awareness of how things really are, rather than how things were in the past or how we fear they are. She reminds us we are held by the Dhamma, […]Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Sakula_Stay_Present_or_You_Miss_the_Moment_June_6_2021-6_24_21_11_14_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:50 — 16.4MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula considers the present moment, what now is, how stories and becoming take us out of the moment and are the source of suffering.Read more
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Debbie_Stamp_Finding_Balance_With_Transitions_May_30_2021-6_24_21_10_31_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:37 — 14.0MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreDebbie Stamp, a lay teacher and resident of Abhayagiri Monastery for 23 years, addresses Sunday Sila. She reflects on a year of changes in her life, some that we have all faced and some specific to her life. She […]
https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Sakula_Steer_the_Mind_Toward_the_Wholesome_May_23_2021-6_24_21_9_58_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:51 — 10.0MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula reflects on a retreat with Luang Por Sucitto and his teaching on wholesomeness. She shares readings from Buddhadhamma by Phra Prayudh Payutto. Beautiful in the beginning, beautiful in the middle, beautiful in the end.