Friday, July 29, 2016

Life is Your Teacher by Martin Aylward

Martin Aylward has been leading retreats worldwide, teaching meditation and supporting groups and
individuals since 1999. He is the founding teacher of Moulin de Chaves, a residential retreat centre in South West France, where he lives.

Martin works with students around the world in retreats , in ongoing contact with those who come to live and work at the moulin, and in ongoing individual support, meeting over Skype. He also runs courses in urban, non-residential settings, and online.



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Friday, July 22, 2016

Mind is Buddha by Tenshin Roshi

Here is another talk from Charles Tenshin Fletcher Roshi in which he describes the nature of mind and reality.



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Friday, July 15, 2016

Embodiment by Christina Feldman

Christina Feldman is a co-founder and guiding teacher of Gaia House in Devon, and has been leading Insight Meditation retreats since 1976. She is a guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. As well as teaching retreats worldwide, she is committed to the Personal Retreat Programme at Gaia House. She is the author of a number of books including Woman Awake and The Way of Meditation, and is co-author of Soul Food. Her most recent books are Silence and The Buddhist Path to Simplicity.



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Friday, July 08, 2016

Imposters of the Body

In this challenging talk Rodney Smith examines the proposition that some of us feel like an impostor within our own body, but that the practice will not bare fruit until we reclaim ourselves completely.



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Friday, July 01, 2016

Origins by Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahmavamso Mahathera (known to most as Ajahn Brahm) was born Peter Betts in London, United Kingdom in August 7, 1951. He came from a working-class background, and won a scholarship to study Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University in the late 1960s. At Cambridge he joined the university’s Buddhist Society and after a few weeks at the age of 18, he saw a monk for the first time. He knew then that was what he wanted to be. After graduating from Cambridge he taught in a school for one year before travelling to Thailand to become a monk and train with the Venerable Ajahn Chah Bodhinyana Mahathera.

In this talk he discusses the origins of, everything!



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Also see Ajahn Brahm "Expelled" over Bhikkhuni Ordinations!  and other related posts.