Finding Joy in Austerity | Ajahn Kovilo & Ven. Nisabho

Finding Joy in Austerity | Ajahn Kovilo & Ven. Nisabho In this conversation, Ajahn Kovilo and Ven. Nisabho discuss how the practice of austerity (intentionally simplifying one’s life and facing discomfort strategically) can paradoxically nurture joy. See for...
Monastic Winter Retreat | Feb. 16 – May 15

Monastic Winter Retreat | Feb. 16 – May 15

The Buddha required his monastics to, for three months of every year, stay in one location and put aside traveling for a time. Though traditionally the Rains Retreat, or vassa, takes place during India’s monsoon season, in the US and Europe it is generally observed...

The Dhamma as Song: A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

The Dhamma as Song: A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu In this talk, Ven. Nisabho speaks to parallels between the Dhamma and music. https://www.clearmountainmonastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/The-Dhamma-As-Song-with-Ven.-Nisabho.mp3 iTunes Google Play Spotify...

Destroy! (MN 2): A Dhamma Talk with Ajahn Kovilo

It is Possible! (AN 2.19): A Dhamma Talk with Ajahn Kovilo Ajahn Kovilo gives a talk and brief Q&A focusing on the essence of faith in Buddhism as addressed in the “Wholesome Sutta”. What is it that the Buddha said was possible in Dhamma practice?...