Ajahn Brahmali discusses the 87th Sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Piyajatika Sutta.
Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 108 of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Gopakamoggallana Sutta.
Ajahn Sister Vayama advising on how to share our own experiences of suffering and happiness with others to help all of us.
Ajahn Brahmali discusses the dangers of religious cults, including in Buddhism – how we can recognise them, and how to react to cults in society
Inspired by a recent fellowship with brother Benedictine monks from north of Perth, Ajahn Brahm offers advice on which authorities we should be obedient to and why.
Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 48 from the Majjhima Nikaya – directed to the Kosambiyans.
Is religion just for wowsers who are putting off their happiness until the next life? Is there room for laughter in religion? What is happiness anyway? Ajahn Brahm offers a fresh perspective on the role of happiness in the religious life, and the choice between different types of happiness that we make – and having a good time along the way.
Anger and ill-will is a range emotions that goes from minor irritation all the way up to a furious rage. We’ve all experienced this emotion and it can be both intoxicating and very unpleasant. It’s also a major obstacle on the path of Buddhist practice. Ajahn Brahmali discusses the problems with ill-will, and how to overcome it.
Much of energy in people’s lives is directed towards the worldly challenges of getting stronger, getting more money and status. But are these really worthy challenges that lead us to happiness? Or shall we seek out difficult situations in life to grow from those challenges? Ajahn Brahm casts a fresh light upon facing life’s challenges.
Ayye Vayama talks about the place of meditation in the Buddhist path, and the benefits of a meditation practice.