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Recent Teachings

Monastics in American Buddhism: An Interview with Bhikkhu Bodhi

Monastics in American Buddhism: An Interview with Bhikkhu Bodhi

We have yet to see how the traditional monastic Sangha will fit into and influence Buddhism in the US. In this interview, Bhikkhu Bodhi shares his thoughts on the role of monastics in America and how they, and lay practitioners, can skillfully navigate this new territory.

How We Use What We Use – Rejoicing in Less (MN 2): A Dhamma Talk with Ajahn Kovilo

How We Use What We Use – Rejoicing in Less (MN 2): A Dhamma Talk with Ajahn Kovilo

In this session, Ajahn Kovilo gives talk and brief Q&A focusing on “abandoning by using” as discussed in the Sabbāsava Sutta (MN 2): https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn.002.than.html

Our Waking Breath (Part 3): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

Our Waking Breath (Part 3): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

A detailed overview of breath meditation as described in the Ānāpānasati, or “Mindfulness of Breathing” sutta. New scholarship by Bhante Analayo and others points to an interpretation of the teaching as an invitation to explore the subtle energies of the body in an engaging manner that works with, rather than against, the thinking mind.

Our Waking Breath (Part 2): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

Our Waking Breath (Part 2): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

A detailed overview of breath meditation as described in the Ānāpānasati, or “Mindfulness of Breathing” sutta. New scholarship by Bhante Analayo and others points to an interpretation of the teaching as an invitation to explore the subtle energies of the body in an engaging manner that works with, rather than against, the thinking mind.

Our Waking Breath (Part 1): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

Our Waking Breath (Part 1): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

A detailed overview of breath meditation as described in the Ānāpānasati, or “Mindfulness of Breathing” sutta. New scholarship by Bhante Analayo and others points to an interpretation of the teaching as an invitation to explore the subtle energies of the body in an engaging manner that works with, rather than against, the thinking mind.

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