Here’s a 34 min recorded video Dhamma Talk (299MB .mp4).


Suttas referenced:

  • AN 4.96

    “And how does a person practice to benefit themselves, but not others? It’s when a person practices to remove their own greed, hate, and delusion, but doesn’t encourage others to do the same. That’s how a person practices to benefit themselves, but not others.

    And how does a person practice to benefit others, but not themselves? It’s when a person doesn’t practice to remove their own greed, hate, and delusion, but encourages others to remove theirs. That’s how a person practices to benefit others, but not themselves.

    And how does a person practice to benefit neither themselves nor others? It’s when a person doesn’t practice to remove their own greed, hate, and delusion, nor do they encourage others to remove theirs. That’s how a person practices to benefit neither themselves nor others.

    And how does a person practice to benefit both themselves and others? It’s when a person practices to remove their own greed, hate, and delusion, and encourages others to remove theirs. That’s how a person practices to benefit both themselves and others. These are the four people found in the world.”

Lists of Dhamma:

  • Mindfulness in the four postures: walking, standing, sitting, and lying down

Other References:

  • Ajahn Brahm’s advice to meditate early before facing the day

Topics:

  • Ajahn Brahm, Ajahn Chah, Ajahn Sona, “frog mindfulness”, simile of the wooden labyrinth, simile of putting on an oxygen mask, sacrifice, habits, skillfulness

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