by Luang Por Munindo. Learning From Everything. 45 minutes, by Luang Por Munindo on December 02, The Swamp Monster, Fear. 40 minutes, by Luang. Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery (Harnham Buddhist Monastery) is a Theravada Buddhist Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery · Books by Ajahn Munindo (PDF, HTML) · Talks by Ajahn Munindo (MP3) · Portal page for the branch. Ajahn Munindo. English. Alert to the Needs of the Journey. Ajahn Munindo. Spanish. Un Dhammapada para la Contemplacion. Ajahn Munindo. Spanish.
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It depends on how tricky or devious your ego is.
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For it to be right effort it needs to be motivated by inner clarity and contentment. Even though a good rational argument might be made for engaging YouTube to spread Dhamma, what motivates my munindl is more than rational thought.
We merely swap one form of false security for another, and this will certainly lead to eventual disillusionment. Nurturing faith saddha ; meaning trust, rather than belief is also something I think about a lot when considering my responsibilities as a teacher. Traditional Buddhist mindfulness training is about developing skills that eventually allow us to be our own mirror. This file is a candidate to ajhan copied to Wikimedia Commons.
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Today, through freely distributed books and Dhamma talksregular discussion groups and Sunday evening talks, and also in the context of more than five times yearly meditation retreatsHarnham offers spiritual support for practitioners far and wide. Rather than merely follow its conditioned trajectory, we can train to embrace that energy, turn it around and employ it in the transformation of the utterly unreasonable passions of lust and resentment. Monastic or retreat situations, with their emphasis on constant mindfulness, enhance the opportunities to cultivate them.
You learn to take appropriate precautions. Leading a community, sometimes I see myself as being like the conductor of an orchestra, an orchestra comprised of seriously enthusiastic players, each very capable in their own way. He was expressing their gratitude for being able to regularly download Dhamma talks from the website. What can the role of technology be in the context of monastic life and teaching?
Of course those of us who are leading the communities always hope that at least some of those who train with us will want to return and help out, but there are no deals struck. In each moment that we see the judging mind objectively — just as it is — we purify the underlying view that we have of life. Views Read Edit View history.
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The monastery was founded in response to increasing interest, particularly in northeast England, in the Thai Forest Traditionas it was being established by Ajahn Sumedho and other disciples of Ajahn Chah in England in the late s.
If I lose that then I risk getting caught in ideas about myself as a teacher. Waking muunindo the dreams of delusion takes energy and the amount of intensity that we can handle is determined by the strength of our container.
The point is not to be intoxicated by it. Munndo find gratitude a more sustainable resource than much of what I turned to in the past. I think that is a good middle way.
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Some people find techniques more useful than others. First, we are all human beings doing what we can to be free from suffering. Anyone who offers help with this kind of preparation is a teacher for me. Views Read Edit View history.
When the subject of changing the way we do things comes up, I often voice my conviction that the only change we can trust that is lasting ajahhn in accord with Dhamma is change that comes out of a sense of adequacy or strength, and equanimity. Have you ever seen someone try to start a fire by rubbing two dry sticks together?
The older I get, the happier I feel.
Its ability to evaluate and discriminate is an important part of the intelligence that we as human beings use for our safety and survival. Call it meditation, call it contemplation, call it whatever you like! Feelings of remorse for past heedlessness, rightly held, lead to gratitude.