(A)ccepting complements, negative moments, and not punishing is kindness. (B)eing kind by letting people, life, and the mind be as they are. (C)aring with kindness for yourself and others instead of improving/curing. The talk was an offering for the Theravadin Forest Tradition Bhikhunis residing in Dhammadharini Vihara in Santa Rose, CA, USA during Feb 15-24, 2015. To help build dhamma, by contributing money to the temple as a place of practice, go to https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/support-feminine-wisdom-in-buddhism#/
Ajahn Brahm discusses the topic of depression and how we can develop skillful strategies to help us overcome negative mind states.
Talk given by Ajahn Brahm on the subject of the fault finding mind at the Don Moore Community Centre in Sydney on the 12 August 2011.
Ajahn Brahm: Opening the door of one’s heart to all of life’s situations is an expression of loving kindness. This approach will also improve your formal meditation.
How many times have you been unfairly blamed by others? How many times have you blamed others unfairly? There’s plenty of blame and judgment to go around – but if we listen carefully we can avoid finding fault and understand true intentions.
Ajahn Brahm talks about the fault-finding mind; how people are not ‘wrong’, but different. Simile of the anger-eating demon.
Ajahn Brahm discusses how to deal with the fault finding mind and replace it with the mind that sees beauty.