Here’s a 50-min recorded video Dhamma Talk (116MB .mp4).
- Meditation, motivation, inspiration, lowering the friction to keeping good habits of meditation practice, avoiding distraction, meditation timers, simplifying, using a system which is low-maintenance, admitting that willpower is a finite resource, monastic culture, meditation apps phoning home, staying offline, you’ll need to pop your smartphone off your face
AN 3.156 - on the practice of eating at “stated intervals”
MN 12 - on the practice of eating at “stated intervals”. The Buddha tried all these in past lives, and they didn’t lead to Nibbana
References to Past Dhamma Talks:
“Right Effort - An Auspicious Day” - “Make a System and Stick to it”
“Avoiding Spiritual Conceitedness” - “when a mendicant is perfected, the knowledge and vision that their defilements are ended is not constantly and continually present to them, while walking, standing, sleeping, and waking. Rather, they are aware of it only when they checked it.”
Mastodon post about meditating 6 hours a day - using the “Seinfeld strategy - with a wall calendar to tracj ongoing “streak”.
An “Enso”-like timer that can be used as a meditation timer - available for sale in Malaysia, is less than 1/10 of the price of an Enso
- RSS feed of these postings: https://bhikkhu.ca/feed.xml (Paste this link into your favorite Podcatcher)
Digital Signing and Checksum (of the .mp4 video file above):