Dhamma Talks

The Dhammic Art of Not Arguing with Your Relatives: A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

The Dhammic Art of Not Arguing with Your Relatives: A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

In this talk, Ven. Nisabho describes the six approaches towards achieving “a state without conflict” outlined by the Buddha in MN 139. Ranging from the profound to the practical, the talk reveals how we can interact with ourselves and others in a way conducive to harmony.

Being Generous with Your Time: A Conversation with Ajahn Kovilo and Ven. Nisabho

Being Generous with Your Time: A Conversation with Ajahn Kovilo and Ven. Nisabho

In this conversation, Ajahn Kovilo and Ven Nisabho discuss the meaning of the popular idea of “being generous with your time,” and will explore possible tensions with the concept of “not associating with fools.”

Ajahn Sona Q&A – Did Socrates Have Jhāna?: Dhammic Influence & Resonance Through History

Ajahn Sona Q&A – Did Socrates Have Jhāna?: Dhammic Influence & Resonance Through History

In this interview, Ajahn Sona speaks about the threads of the Buddha’s teaching one finds throughout history and into the modern era, and the meaning of such revelations for those of us practicing now.

“Intrapersonal Intelligence” – Knowing Thyself in Buddhism (“Attaññū” AN 7.64) with Ajahn Kovilo

“Intrapersonal Intelligence” – Knowing Thyself in Buddhism (“Attaññū” AN 7.64) with Ajahn Kovilo

In this session, Ajahn Kovilo gives a talk and brief Q&A focusing on “intrapersonal intelligence” (attaññū) as discussed in the Dhammaññu Sutta (AN 7.64). https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/an/an07/an07.064.than.html

“Eight Thoughts of a Great Being” (Part 2): A Dhamma Talk with Ven. Nisabho

“Eight Thoughts of a Great Being” (Part 2): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

In this talk, Ven. Nisabho speaks about the second four of the eight thoughts of a great being described by the Buddha in AN 8:30. From developing mindfulness to delighting in non-proliferation, specific practices can help us shape ourselves into better vessels of meaning, purpose, and compassion. https://suttacentral.net/an8.30/en/sujato

“Eight Thoughts of a Great Being” (Part 1): A Dhamma Talk with Ven. Nisabho

“Eight Thoughts of a Great Being” (Part 1): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

In this talk, Ven. Nisabho speaks about the first four of the eight thoughts of a great being described by the Buddha in AN 8:30. From developing humility to fostering energy, specific practices can help us shape ourselves into better vessels of meaning, purpose, and compassion. https://suttacentral.net/an8.30/en/sujato