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The Removal of Sceptical Doubt for a Buddha Dhamma Practitioner

The Removal of Sceptical Doubt for a Buddha Dhamma Practitioner

November 29, 2022

One of the first steps on the Buddha Dhamma Path for the practitioner is to access correct confidence, called saddha in the Pali language.

This podcast outlines why saddha is so important to real improvement and the disadvantages of it’s opposite which is doubt. Doubt is regarded as one of the Five Hindrances to spiritual growth.

The Expedient Study of Chan

The Expedient Study of Chan

November 29, 2022

This podcast explains the role and practice of seated meditation, and its primary importance, particularly in relation to the needs of the beginner when applying themselves to the study of Ch’an.

Sati Protects the Citta

Sati Protects the Citta

November 29, 2022

A Talk Given By Luang Poo Thate at Wat Hin Mark Peng on November 15, 1980. Translated by Steven Towler.

How Buddhists Should Welcome the Twenty-first Century

How Buddhists Should Welcome the Twenty-first Century

November 29, 2022

On approaching the turn of the millennium (2000) renowned Buddhist scholar and author Dr. Ananda W.P. Guruge (Late) revisits the vast scope and breadth of mankind’s technological advances and asks of us to weigh up the existential threat to humanity and the profound inequities that have arisen from the concentration of wealth and power that has resulted.

Dr Guruge reaches back to the ancient past to look for a way forward for our world.

The Proactive Mind

The Proactive Mind

March 23, 2022

In this podcast, we will cover a teaching titled "The Proactive Mind", it highlights the important qualities of a pro-active versus a reactive mind.

Thank you to Father and Ancestors

Thank you to Father and Ancestors

March 23, 2022

In this podcast, we will cover a teaching titled "Thank you to Father and Ancestors", written by the Abbot of Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia, Anita Carter.  It explains the importance of honouring our Fathers and Ancestors.

Refuge in the Triple Gem

Refuge in the Triple Gem

March 23, 2022

In this podcast, we will cover a teaching titled "Refuge in the Triple Gem", which provides a concise outline of how to practice and develop refuge in the Triple Gem.

Dhamma Talk by Venerable Piyadassi

Dhamma Talk by Venerable Piyadassi

March 23, 2022

In this podcast, we will cover a teaching titled "Dhamma Talk by Venerable Piyadassi" during his visit to Australia in 1981.  It covers the importance of meditation, the exercise of mind and the states of mind during meditation.

The Benefits of Chanting

The Benefits of Chanting

March 23, 2022

In this podcast, we will cover a teaching titled "The Benefits of Chanting", which discuss on many aspects of how chanting is used in Buddhism as important practice to awaken our mind.

A Lamp for the Path

A Lamp for the Path

March 23, 2022

In this podcast, we will cover a teaching titled "A Lamp for the Path - Commentary by Geshe Lhundrup Sopa", given on July 18-20, 1986 at the Atisha Centre, Vic Australia.

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