Here’s a 52 min recorded video Dhamma Talk (440MB .mp4). Topics: Friendship, traditions, Theravada, Mahayana, ordination, Abhayagiri, Luang Por Pasanno, kamma, once-returners, arahants, ashrams, Hinduism, Soto Zen, Korean Zen, Tibetan
- SN 47.8: “The Cook”
- MN 127 - “Anuruddhasutta”: Anuruddha. Rare space-element object of meditation
- SN 35.134 - “At Devadaha”. A rare six-sense-base object of meditation sutta.
Lists of Dhamma:
- The six elements:
- Other senses we have, besides just the 5 (or in Buddhism, 6) commonly-known senses: “How many senses do humans have?” - See “Proprioception”: “It combines with other senses to locate external objects relative to the body.”
- meditation, mindfulness, awareness, sensory awareness, using space as an object of meditation, keeping our meditation practice fresh and interesting, sensitivity, simile of mindfulness involving a bowl filled right to the brim with water, simile of the cook, displacing discursive thoughts, saving energy, preserving emotional well-being, creating peace