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Ayya Santacitta's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Ayya Santacitta
After being inspired by the presence & teachings of Ajahn Buddhadasa, i ordained 1993 at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, UK. In 2009 i co-founded Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery in the Sierra Foothills of California, where i enjoy creating sanctuary close to nature, practicing in community and bringing wisdom traditions to the environmental movement.
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2018-04-11 There In The Middleness 41:24
Engaging with the practice from a place of stability and openness. When you have gone too far, change direction.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-10 Sense Of Urgency 43:29
Guided meditation on death.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-10 Right Concentration/Stability/Collectedness 34:22
The function of unifying the other mental factors in the task of cognition, in combination with Right View.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-09 Being The Knowing 40:06
Guided meditation on awareness of awareness.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-07 Right Action 47:46
It is impossible to separate meditation from the ethical foundation that makes it possible.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-06 Right Speech 37:10
The ultimate purpose is not so much ethical as spiritual - an aid to mental purification.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-05 What Is Right Thought/Intention? 1:43:12
Transforming habitual tendencies with right thought, based on right view and supported by right effort and mindfulness.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-04 Mindfulness Of Body 45:17
Guided meditation on mindfulness of the body.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2018-04-04 Four Postures For Meditation 34:07
Guidance on mindful sitting, walking, standing and lying down.
The Middle Way ~ Finding Our Natural Resting Place: Monastic Retreat
2015-04-29 The Heart-wish and the Four Iddhipada 35:33
Sincere motivation channels our energy into four universal patterns of spiritual power
Listening to Natural Law: Monastic Retreat

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