Latest Talks

“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

The Four Love Languages of Buddhism: A Conversation with Ajahn Kovilo & Ven. Nisabho

The Four Love Languages of Buddhism: A Conversation with Ajahn Kovilo & Ven. Nisabho

In this conversation, Ajahn Kovilo and Ven Nisabho will discuss the four “bonds of fellowship” (sangahavatthu), namely: 1) generosity, 2) kind words, 3) beneficial help, and 4) consistency. See: https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/an/an04/an04.032.than.html

“The Citadel of Dhamma” (AN 6.67): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

“The Citadel of Dhamma” (AN 6.67): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

In this talk, Ven. Nisabho investigates an analogy the Buddha gives comparing the practice to a citadel, or fortress. How can we best fortify ourselves against the forces of the world? https://suttacentral.net/an7.67/en/sujato

“Five Means of Dispelling Distracting Thoughts” (MN 20): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

“Five Means of Dispelling Distracting Thoughts” (MN 20): A Dhamma Talk with Nisabho Bhikkhu

In this talk, Tan Nisabho speaks about the Buddha’s instructions on ways one can transcend problematic thinking and how they can be applied to our daily habits as well.

Dhammic Intelligence: 6 Meanings of “Dhamma” (“Dhammaññū” AN 7.64) with Ajahn Kovilo

Dhammic Intelligence: 6 Meanings of “Dhamma” (“Dhammaññū” AN 7.64) with Ajahn Kovilo

In this session, Ajahn Kovilo gives a talk and brief Q&A focusing on having “Dhammic Intelligence” in as discussed in the Dhammaññu Sutta (AN 7.64). https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipit… To explore “Dhammic Intelligence,” Ajahn Kovilo highlights 6 distinct meanings of “Dhamma/dhamma” they occur in the Pali Canon.

So the True Teaching Might Last a Long Time: a Conversation with Ajahn Jayasaro

So the True Teaching Might Last a Long Time: A Conversation with Ajahn Jayasaro

In this interview, Ajahn Jayasaro answers questions about how to steward the monastic order and one’s own practice in an era of change. Touching on issues related to respect, technology, and even Jane Austen, the conversation addresses many challenges modern practitioners find themselves facing.