In response to a request Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on the value of skillful speech and how to develop it.
Ajahn Brahm discusses how unskillful speech creates disharmony and acrimony.Alternatively,skillful speech can be used to create harmony and peace.
How do we deal with criticism in a wise and skillful way? Ajahn Brahm offers advice on how to understand criticism and use it for our own benefit and that of others.
This talk revolves around the second and third factors of the Noble Eightfold Path, namely the Intentions of Renunciation, Goodwill and Harmlessness – as well as the practising of Right Speech. Always pragmatic and practical, the Dhamma taught by the Buddha 2500 years ago, correlates perfectly with contemporary concepts of psychology: deluded and and ego-intoxicated, humans project their own fears and weaknesses onto others, rather than face these within themselves. This creates endless conflict and suffering. Loving kindness, gentleness, humility and frugality are the Buddha’s antidote…
This talk by Ajahn Brahm revolves around the second and third factors of the Noble Eightfold Path, namely the Intentions of Renunciation, Goodwill and Harmlessness – as well as the practicing of Right Speech.
Ajahn Appichato discusses how to use speech skilfully, carefully and for the benefit of all.