Ajahn Vayama gives a talk about relationships in the modern world from a Buddhist perspective.
Ajahn Brahm talks about the Buddhist practice of mindfulness and how to use it in our daily lives, including how to use mindfulness to improve our relationships with others, and with ourselves.
All the problems of life are ultimately relationship problems. Not just with spouses and significant others, but also with our families, friends, work colleagues, and also with ourselves and with life itself. Ajahn Brahm offers wise advice on how to deal with the problems in relationships but also to cultivate happy, healthy relationships.
Responding to a question, Ajahn Brahm talks about to deal with (the many!) difficult people there are in the world by applying the insights of Buddhist practice.
Ayye Vayama talks on how the practice of Buddhism can help us to deal with differences with others in terms of attitudes, lifestyle, opinions, etceteras, without making adverse judgments against others.
Relationships are never going to be perfect, however, Bhikkhuni Hasapanna discusses how we can relate to people around us with trust, kindness, compassion and forgiveness which will foster good relationships, and in turn, lessen our suffering.
Ajahn Brahm offers a Buddhist perspective for how to deal with abusive relationships, how it is we get attached to pain and suffering – as well as how to let go.
In response to the question, “In an impermanent world how can we be expected to permanent relationships?” Ayye Vayama answers this and other questions from a pragmatic and wise Buddhist perspective, making a distinction between conventional reality and absolute reality of the world.
Ajahn Brahm tells the story of the four old men: wealth, success, peace and harmony. Ajahn explains the story as a Buddhist lesson in setting priorities in our relationships with others and in our relationship to ourselves.
Ajahn Brahm discusses how to be happy by cultivating a positive attitude to life.