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Thanissaro Bhikkhu's Dharma Talks
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Dharma practice is medicine for the mind -- something particularly needed in a culture like ours that actively creates mental illness in training us to be busy producers and avid consumers. As individuals, we become healthier through our Dharma practice, which in turn helps bring sanity to our society at large.
2005-01-28 The Saints Don't Cry 9:25
Learning to see renunciation as freedom.
In collection Up For The Challenge Series
2005-01-28 Up For The Challenge Series 1:14:37
Learning to see renunciation as freedom.
2005-01-17 Breath Meditation 9:19
Using the Breath to cultivate sublime attitudes.
In collection Breath Meditation Series
2005-01-17 Breath Meditation Series 1:16:30
Using the Breath to cultivate sublime attitudes.
2004-08-18 Give Your All 12:49
Generosity.
Metta Forest Monastery
2004-06-11 Self-Identity View 14:34
As long as you have a sense of self-identity, make it one that's willing and able to learn, one that finds joy in doing things skillfully.
In collection Self & Not-Self Series
2004-06-11 Self & Not-Self Series 1:17:57
As long as you have a sense of self-identity, make it one that's willing and able to learn, one that finds joy in doing things skillfully.
2004-03-21 Why The Breath 14:39
The breath is like a mirror for the mind. When there’s greed, anger, delusion, they’ll show up in the breath. And you find that not only does the breath reflect the mind, but you can use the breath to have a positive effect on the mind as well.
Metta Forest Monastery
In collection Exploring The Breath
2004-03-21 The Fullness Of The Breath 9:21
When the breath in the body is full, you find that it’s really resilient and eases your burdens in lots of ways. So experiment to see what a “full breath” is.
Metta Forest Monastery
In collection Exploring The Breath
2004-03-21 The Breath's Potential 15:58
The mind is like an animal: that if it hasn’t been trained it’s difficult to live with. Once we train it, though, it stops creating so much suffering for itself. So we begin by staying in one place with something really simple: the breath.
Metta Forest Monastery
In collection Exploring The Breath

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