The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
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.
2016-11-29 Entering Sangha: a reflection 8:25
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-27 Enriching embodied space: Guided Meditation 44:41
A series of themes to support a rich, blessed state of mind.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-27 Consciousness, latent tendencies and true response. 65:35
To respond to what arises is important – how to avoid blind reactions? Citta, core presence, can be accessed through mindfulness. When it is stable, a true response arises.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-24 Q & A 38:19
Standards for daily life; the stress of planning; yoga and qi gong
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-24 Deep/wise/careful attention and holistic awareness. 58:16
Deep/wise/careful attention opens holistic awareness. The response to any impression forms a ‘sign’. This guides mindfulness and samadhi.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-23 Guided meditation: What is needed? 13:08
Drop the question into the embodied mind (citta) like dropping a penny down a well. What is the shiver of response?
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-23 The process of practice. 14:39
Practice is less a matter of doing it and more a process of selection and establishing supportive conditions. These are sourced in association with good people.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-22 Q & A: Dependent origination, ease, lightness of attention 1:16:48
Explanation of dependent origination; how to weaken and sever the link between feeling and craving; value of spiritually based feeling; quality of applied thought and evaluation; domain of insight and dispassion.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-11-22 The clinging reflex and where to break it 47:18
Upadana (clinging) is a reflex, not a rational choice. It can be released at the point where perception (sanna) triggers reaction (sankhara), through widening attention.
November 10 to December 9 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
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

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