Here is a 26-min recorded audio-only Dhamma Talk, from an in-person event at SBS/TIMS (Taiping, Malaysia) - downloadable 19MB .mp3 (Tip: tap and hold to “Download link”, or right click to “Save Link As…“).


  • self-esteem, self-worth, self-refuge, place of safety, solid ground, reliability, trustworthy, self-reliant, independent, “own-island”, an island unto itself

Sutta Reference:

  • SN 22.43 - With Yourselves as an Island

    “Bhikkhus, dwell with yourselves as an island, with yourselves as a refuge, with no other refuge; with the Dhamma as an island, with the Dhamma as a refuge, with no other refuge”

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