He struck fifty thousand and seventy men of the people, and the people lamented because the LORD had struck the people with a great slaughter. The men had taken the lid off the Ark of God and looked inside.
White Knuckle Practice Ajahn Viradhammo explains how an attempt to get something from sensory experience pulls the mind into a sense of self and inevitable suffering. By making a firm intention to be aware of neutral experiences such as touch, sound and the movement of the body, he shows how we can train the mind to remain in the present, not takes things personally and know things as they really are.
Talk recorded at Tisarana on 20 July He encourages us, especially those coming from a Western background, to reflect on the role of faith and balance in our practice.
After the talk, Ajahn Pavaro also answered a few questions from the attendees. Talk recorded at Tisarana on 21 July He then gives a talk on how to put forth effort without over-investing in the results, without being attached to the outcome due to a mistaken sense of self. Tan Ajahn and Luang Por Viradhammo answer questions about skillfully relating to stressful situations, having a fatalistic view of successes and pitfalls in our lives and on The crucible anticipation guide challenges posed by the allure of comfort food.
Unfortunately, perfectionism and idealism can undermine our ability to skillfully relating to these states. Ajahn Viradhammo shares reflections and suggestions on how we can stay present and wisely navigate these challenging states of mind.
Talk recorded at Tisarana on 12 July He recollects a beautiful teaching he received on the beauty that comes from keeping precepts. And we can use this attitude of peace towards our internal conditions, to ground ourselves in good will and accept the totality of experience.
Talk recorded at Tisarana on 5 July By employing a steady energy with clear mindfulness and appropriate curiosity, we can affect the mind in wholesome ways over the long term.
Talk recorded at Tisarana on 14 July Ajahn Amaro visited Tisarana for ten days last May. Ajahn Amaro,was asked how he handles being the abbot of such a large community, both lay and ordained, at Amaravati Monastery England.
He goes on giving useful advice on how to be a good leader in general, whether as an Abbot of a monastery or as a CEO of a large company. In the later half of the discussion, someone asked how he thinks modern technology and social media affects our mental health.
Ajahn Amaro, and others add in as well, discuss how it tends to create a strong sense of self, cultivates fear, and so on. Talk recorded at Tisarana on 14 May Discharge becomes available through allowing and handling the weight and intensities of unresolved dukkha.
When approached with honesty and accuracy, there is the possibility to experience what is real, the unconditioned. Talk given at Tisarana on Mar Training in the Relational Domain Ajahn Sucitto reflects on how ways of relating at the monastery provide training for accessing the true place of citta.
Talk given in Toronto at the annual retreat on May He discusses the Buddhist perspective about the relationship between the conditioned and the unconditioned in the spiritual practice.
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Carefully read and consider each of the following statements. Then mark whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Agree Disagree Statement 1. Age does not matter in a relationship between a man and a woman.
2. “All is fair in love and war.”.