Ajahn Brahm talks about how to re-orient our values in order to attain greater value (peace, satisfaction, happiness) in life.
Ajahn Brahm talks about the power of goodness, and how the teachings of the Buddha can be useful beyond the meditation cushion for solving practical problems in the world.
Ajahn Brahm talks about the core Buddhist values of goodness,peace and kindness and how these form the basis for skillful interaction with others.
Is power any good at all? What is realpower and how is it going to be of benefit to people in the world? How to people get addicted to power and become unwilling to give it up? Ajahn Brahm discusses these questions about the nature of power from a Buddhist perspective.
Ajahn Brahmali discusses how purifying yourself through morality, ethics and virtue is the foundation for meditation practice.
When faced with an ethical dilemma, often we do not know what to do. We may simply follow the mainstream, do excessive thinking, follow the ‘expert’s’ advice or simply comply with religious teaching.
According to Ajahn Brahm, the most trustworthy and fundamental ethical compass of right or wrong is your heart. Be mindful of those feelings and follow what is right inside of you. To illustrate this point, Ajahn Brahm raises a challenging discussion about breaking precepts under certain circumstances when it is simple the ONLY right thing to do.
In this unethical world, where ethics are bent to achieve monetary gain, power, pleasure and so on, you may lose many battles while you are protecting your ethical stand, BUT you will win the war eventually.
Ajahn Brahm explores the topic of assisted voluntary euthanasia, but also goes deeper by giving advice on how to die a virtuous death.