Here’s a 55-min recorded video Dhamma Talk (110MB .mp4 - Tip: tap-and-hold to “Download link”, or right click to “Save Link As…“).


  • Poetry, Mahayana, Theravada, Monastic culture, Holy Life, Jhanas, not-self, anatta, atta, atman, Hinduism, integration of insight into daily living, maintaining one’s peace of heart, maintaining mindfulness despite various distractions, Classic Taoism, Chuang Tzu, the simile of the shoes that fit well, and the belt that doesn’t pinch; a lifestyle and relationship with technology where it just disappears

Dhamma References:

  • The 5 hindrances; especially the first two (lust, and ill-will)

  • Ven. Ñāṇadīpa Mahāthera: The Silent Sages of Old - an excellent translation of the Aṭṭhakavagga, from the Sutta Nipata

Other References:

  • Mahayana poem “Trusting In Mind” from “A New Translation of the Hsin Hsin Ming, the classic poem by the Third Patriarch of Zen, Seng-Ts’an”.

  • Classic Taoist poem “When the Shoe Fits”, from Thomas Merton’s “The Way of Chuang Tzu”, Library of Congress catalog card number: 65-27556



Digital Signing and Checksum (of the .mp4 video file above):