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Ajahn Amaro's Dharma Talks
Ajahn Amaro
I think of myself primarily as a monk who occasionally teaches, who strives to convey the spirit and the letter of Buddhism through my lifestyle, through explanation, and through the imagery of storytelling in order to bring Buddhism to life for people who are seeking truth and freedom.
2004-04-22 No Regrets 69:33
Precepts as practice; spiritual friendship; inner loveliness; practice outside of retreat. (Estimated date of talk. Exact date unknown)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2004-04-21 Guided Meditation: Letting Go Of Conventions 39:30
Letting go of conventions in meditation when no longer needed. Abandoning the raft when reaching the other shore. (Estimated date of talk. Exact date unknown)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2004-04-20 Breaking The Cycle Of Becoming 66:57
Brief overview of dependent origination with emphasis on the process of becoming; breaking the cycle at the link of vedana (feeling). (Estimated date of talk. Exact date unknown)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2004-04-19 Guided Meditation: Loosening The Grip 37:18
Letting go of clinging; using broad awareness. (Estimated date of talk. Exact date unknown)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2004-04-18 Remembering The Purpose Of Practice 67:28
Why we practice meditation; path of Buddhist practice and ending of suffering. (Estimated date of talk. Exact date unknown)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2004-04-17 Guided Mediation Body And Breath 37:06
Tuning into the body and basics of breath meditation. (Estimated date of talk. Exact date unknown)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2001-11-21 Gratitude 66:42
Gratitude for the Triple Gem, spiritual teachers, parents, friends, good fortune, difficulties, etc.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Angela Center)
2001-11-17 What Are We Doing Here? 53:53
Reflecting about the first day of retreat: common thoughts and experiences, remembering our potential for happiness, and the three characteristics (anicca, dukkha, anatta).
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Angela Center)
2001-11-16 What Are You Expecting? 34:05
Opening retreat comments inviting yogis to use the retreat to examine their plans and expectations. Plus brief remarks regarding the retreat and the precepts as voluntary limitations to be seen as a vehicle toward our destination. Ajahns Amaro and Sundara.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Angela Center)
2001-06-09 Nada Practice 42:31

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