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Category Archives: Podcasts
Keiryu Liên Shutt talks about practicing with grief and sadness, specifically in relation to the recent passing of Myogen Steve Stücky, as well as experiences of loss in her own life.
Rev. Myo relates his experience of being unable to sit zazen for a time, and warns against narrowing one’s practice to the goal of achieving a particular effect or experience.
Ayya Santacitta of Aloka Vihara relates nature and the current state of the environment to Buddhist practice and the support of sangha.
Rev. Myo departs from the usual format of a dharma talk and elicits questions from the Sangha about practice.
Rev. Myo explains the difference between contrived and spontaneous joy, and describes how practice sensitizes us to the natural current of joy that runs through all of experience.
How the dharma flows between teacher and student. What is a teacher/student relationship? How does it manifest?
Rev. Cynthia Kear explains in personal terms the meaning and experience of the Three Refuges and their vital importance on the path of practice.
Rev. Myo Lahey recommends not to get caught up in thinking too much about one’s own practice, and instead to seek refuge in the three treasures.
Ayya Anandabodhi speaks about right intention.