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Ajahn Sucitto's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
Ajahn Sucitto
As a monk, I bring a strong commitment, along with the renunciate flavor, to the classic Buddhist teachings. I play with ideas, with humor and a current way of expressing the teachings, but I don't dilute them.
2016-11-21 Removal of asava (outflow/taint/leakage) 58:38
The removal of these dynamic forms of ignorance is dependent on deep attention, mindfulness and comprehension, restraint and wisdom.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-20 Orientation around the midline – a standing meditation 51:12
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-20 Suitable Effort 50:54
The energy of practice has to avoid the pitfalls of tanha (craving) but maintain chanda (motivation). Mindfulness and clear comprehension find what is suitable (sappaya).
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-19 Shaping the world through perception. 59:46
Distorted ways of preceiving lead to a lot of suffering. Understanding the conditionality of perception opens up the possibility of practicing with a different perception and creative ways
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-17 Generating the Three Forms 38:01
Three forms: body, heart and thought generated through various dhamma practices support each other.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-16 Q & A Consciousness and citta, metta as field 60:01
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-16 Asava and Careful Attention 66:10
(from Majjhima Nikaya 2) Ignorance in action is asava, outflow-mind. Careful/wise/deep attention is a key to its stopping.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-15 Q & A - Embodiment and its intelligence 64:48
Brief description of talk: Responses on embodiment, safety, right effort, mindfulness. Samadhi and wisdom.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-15 Wiser than we think 58:49
The graduated ripening of conditions that support Awakening is to be studied – but it is led by an intelligence that is subtler than reason.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-15 Firming up confidence 14:53
The actions of body, voice and heart can align to one’s aspiration. This gives rise to the inner strength of faith. This is knowable through aware intelligence.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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