The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
Ajahn Punnadhammo's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Ajahn Punnadhammo
Ajahn Punnadhammo has been studying and practicing Buddhism since 1979 and was ordained in Thailand in the forest tradition of Ajahn Chah (novice ordination Feb. 1991, higher ordination Feb. 1992). Between 1990 and 1995 he was based at Wat Pah Nanachat, Thailand. Punnadhammo is a Canadian, born Michael Dominskyj in Toronto in 1955. He began studying the Dhamma under Kema Ananda, the founder and first teacher at the Arrow River Center.
2006-06-05 Benefits Of The Brahma Viharas 42:22
Examination of the Brahma Viharas as a development of unbounded consciousness.
Metta Weekend
2006-06-03 The Four Brahma Viharas 57:40
Introductory look at the Four Divine Abodes (Lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity.)
Metta Weekend
2005-04-27 Nothing Doing 48:51
Meditation practice as a process of continual simplification, the ideal being to do nothing at all.
Monastic Retreat
2004-04-24 Guided Meditation: It Only Hurts When I Exist 42:13
Extradinatory exploration of the "creating of me." Returning to present moment experience, emptiness and impermanence.
Monastic Retreat
2004-04-21 Balance In Meditation: The Seven Factors Of Enlightenment 57:57
Developing the seven factors of enlightenment to overcome imbalances in meditation mind states.
Monastic Retreat
2004-04-20 Guided Meditation: The Five Aggregates & Emptiness 24:17
Contemplation of the Five Khandas in relation to emptiness.
2004-04-18 Dukkha, Clear Awareness, Contentment 39:48
Balancing mindfulness (sati) with Sampajanna (clear awareness), developing contentment with open clear awareness.
2001-05-14 Leading Inwards Or Onwards? 65:41
Recollection of the Triple Gem.
1999-03-13 Practicing Dhamma In Daily Life 61:22
morality, mental training and wisdom are the keys to a happy life
1999-03-10 Overcoming The Hindrances 52:17
a description of the chief defilements, and strategies for dealing with them

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