Category Archives: 2008

Fear | by Ajahn Brahm

Fear creates so much suffering and unnecessary problems in our lives, and for many people a key aim is to overcome fear and experience a state of fearlessness. Ajahn Brahm explains how it’s important to understand fear and even to understand why we are addicted to fear.

Harmony | by Ajahn Brahm

In a world where there is so much conflict and disharmony – between governments, between religions, between co-workers, between family members and even in our own minds – there is a deep yearning for peace and harmony in the world. Ajahn Brahm uses this talk to highlight the topic of harmony and how to create it in our world, and within ourselves.

Expanding Your View | by Ajahn Brahm

How can people have so many different beliefs? How can people believe in things that are contrary to plain evidence? How can people, even in the same family, have arguments over these beliefs? Ajahn Brahm talks about the “distortions of the cognitive process” (vipallasa) and how this causes so much confusion in the world, and offers some practical strategies to make sure we aren’t the ones with distorted views – and therefore more happy and free in life.