Episodes

Who's Right? | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastApril 14, 2024
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Who's Right? | Ajahn Brahm

Have you ever noticed that people are always arguing about who has the right religion, politics, fashion, and basically everything? So how do we work out who is right and who is wrong? Ajahn Brahm doesn’t tell you who is right and who is wrong, but he does give wise guidance on how to work out who i...

Only The World Ends (part 1) | Ajahn Tate
Forest Path PodcastApril 13, 2024
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01:00:3651.86 MB

Only The World Ends (part 1) | Ajahn Tate

In this episode of the Forest Path Podcast I’ll be narrating an extended Dhamma teaching by the great forest meditation master Venerable Ajahn Tate. It is titled “Only the world ends”. It’s a very well rounded teaching and goes in to some depth about samadhi. Because it is so long, I’ll be breaking ...

Self Discipline | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastApril 07, 2024
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Self Discipline | Ajahn Brahm

Sometimes we have the right intention to do good things and make positive changes in our lives but we just can’t figure out how to actually do it! Ajahn Brahm explains that self-discipline isn’t about using willpower or force in order to effect positive change, but rather through using wise strategi...

MN38. The Longer Discourse on the Ending of Craving - Mahātaṇhāsaṅkhaya Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastApril 06, 2024x
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MN38. The Longer Discourse on the Ending of Craving - Mahātaṇhāsaṅkhaya Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 38th Sutta of the Middle Discourses of the Buddha, The Mahātaṇhāsaṅkhaya Sutta, which translates as “the Longer Discourse on the Ending of Craving”. In this discourse the Buddha teaches dependent origination, showing that consciousness arises dependent on condition...

How To Deal With Pain | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastMarch 31, 2024
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00:58:0353.16 MB

How To Deal With Pain | Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how to deal with physical pain. — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low quality MP3 to save on file size (because internet connections were slow back then – remember dialup?) on 9th July 2004. It has now been remastered and published by the Everyday Dhamma ...

Kammaṭṭhāna - the basis of work - Ajahn Maha Boowa
Forest Path PodcastMarch 30, 2024
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00:20:4019.42 MB

Kammaṭṭhāna - the basis of work - Ajahn Maha Boowa

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Maha Boowa and is titled “Kammaṭṭhāna”. It was first publish as part of the book “kammaṭṭhāna - the basis of practice” which was translated by monks at Wat Pah Ban Taad. The Pali work kammaṭṭhāna literally means “the pl...

The Buddhist Attitude to Animal Abuse | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastMarch 24, 2024
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The Buddhist Attitude to Animal Abuse | Ajahn Brahm

From the very beginning Buddhism extended its moral ethics not only to humans, but also to animals (and all sentient beings). Ajahn Brahm explains how Buddhism thinks about ethics when it comes to how we treat animals. — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low quality MP3 to save on fil...

MN37. The Shorter Discourse on the Ending of Craving - Cūḷataṇhāsaṅkhaya Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastMarch 23, 2024x
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MN37. The Shorter Discourse on the Ending of Craving - Cūḷataṇhāsaṅkhaya Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 37th Sutta of the Middle Discourses of the Buddha, The Cūḷataṇhāsaṅkhaya Sutta, which translates as “the Longer Discourse on the Ending of Craving”. In this discourse one of the Buddha’s chief disciples, Venerable Maha Moggallāna visits the heaven of Sakka, the lor...

Dependent Origination | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastMarch 17, 2024
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01:03:1057.84 MB

Dependent Origination | Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm got a request for talk but he couldn’t remember what it was, so he decided to talk about something that he wanted to talk about - dependent origination. Even though it’s a very deep and complicated topic, Ajahn Brahm makes this topic about the fundamental nature of reality easy to unders...

Reborn ... Again! | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastMarch 10, 2024
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Reborn ... Again! | Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm talks about reincarnation … again! And helps us all get a sense of perspective about the meaning of our lives. — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low quality MP3 to save on file size (because internet connections were slow back then – remember dialup?) on 18th June 2004. ...

Making The Heart Good | Ajahn Chah
Forest Path PodcastMarch 10, 2024
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00:24:4321.99 MB

Making The Heart Good | Ajahn Chah

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Chah and is titled “Making the Heart Good”. This talk was first publish as part of the book “The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah” which is made available by Aruna Publications. You can find links to the original text in the de...

MN36. The Longer Discourse With Saccaka - Mahāsaccaka Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastMarch 04, 2024x
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MN36. The Longer Discourse With Saccaka - Mahāsaccaka Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 36th Sutta of the Middle Discourses of the Buddha, The Mahasaccaka Sutta, which translates as “the Longer Discourse with Saccaka”. In this discourse the Buddha and Saccaka discuss the difference between physical and mental development. The Buddha gives a long accou...

Free Will | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastMarch 03, 2024
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01:02:4957.52 MB

Free Will | Ajahn Brahm

Responding to a request from the audience, Ajahn Brahm talks about free will. What is free will? What is freedom? What is the will? When one starts meditating and looking closely at the mind things are not quite as they seem. Ajahn Brahm offers a very different perspective on the topic of free will....

Doomsday! | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastFebruary 25, 2024
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Doomsday! | Ajahn Brahm

An online listener from the United States contacted Ajahn Brahm to ask about the many ways in which there are multiple ecological threats - like global warming, habitat and species loss - that could spell doom for humanity. What should we do about all these imminent threats to our existence? Ajahn B...

Listen Well | Ajahn Fuang Jotiko
Forest Path PodcastFebruary 25, 2024
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Listen Well | Ajahn Fuang Jotiko

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Fuang Jotiko and is titled “Listen Well”. This talk isn’t just about listening the teachings, but also about developing our meditation so that we can develop our minds and achieve Awakening.It was first published on the website ...

Having Your Cake | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastFebruary 18, 2024
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Having Your Cake | Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm responds to a query from the online audience about “how can we have our cake and eat it too?” — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low quality MP3 to save on file size (because internet connections were slow back then – remember dialup?) on 14th May 2004. It has now been re...

MN35. The Shorter Discourse with Saccaka - MN35. Cūḷasaccaka Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastFebruary 18, 2024x
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MN35. The Shorter Discourse with Saccaka - MN35. Cūḷasaccaka Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 35th Sutta of the Middle Discourses of the Buddha, The Cūḷasaccaka Sutta, which translates as “the Shorter Discourse with Saccaka”. In this sutta the Buddha is challenged by a debater named Saccaka who challenges the Buddha to a contest. Despite Saccaka’s bragging ...

Freedom From Self-Hate | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastFebruary 11, 2024
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Freedom From Self-Hate | Ajahn Brahm

Responding to an request from the audience, Ajahn Brahm talks about the origins of self-hate, its symptoms, and how to overcome self-hate. When we are free from self-hate we are able to overcome many of the obstacles we put in our own path and experience a greater sense of freedom. — This dhamma tal...

The Marvel of the Dhamma | Ajahn Maha Boowa
Forest Path PodcastFebruary 10, 2024
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00:40:1134.92 MB

The Marvel of the Dhamma | Ajahn Maha Boowa

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Maha Boowa and is titled “The Marvel of the Dhamma”. It was first publish as part of the book “Straight from the Heart” which was translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Copyright © Venerable Ācariya Mahā Boowa Ñāṇasampanno 1987 This ...

Assumptions | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastFebruary 05, 2024
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Assumptions | Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm talks about all the problems that can arise from making assumptions, how they can be wrong and why they are wrong. And of course, such a topic gives lots of opportunities for funny stories and jokes. — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low quality MP3 to save on file size ...

The Values of Buddhism | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastJanuary 27, 2024
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00:52:5348.43 MB

The Values of Buddhism | Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm talks about the values of Buddhism. — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low quality MP3 to save on file size (because internet connections were slow back then – remember dialup?) on 23rd April 2004. It has now been remastered and published by the Everyday Dhamma Network, a...

MN34. The Shorter Discourse on the Cowherd - Cūḷagopālaka Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastJanuary 26, 2024x
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MN34. The Shorter Discourse on the Cowherd - Cūḷagopālaka Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 34th Sutta of the Middle Discourses of the Buddha, The Cūḷagopālaka Sutta, which translates as “the Shorter Discourse on the Cowherd”. In this sutta the Buddha draws parallels between a cowherd guiding his herd across a dangerous river and crossing over to Awakenin...

Praise and Blame | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastJanuary 21, 2024
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Praise and Blame | Ajahn Brahm

Using similes and stories, Ajahn Brahm tried to put a fresh perspective on the praise and blame that we receive in life with the aim of guiding us towards having a more balanced and contented perspective regardless of what life may throw at us. — This dhamma talk was originally recorded using a low ...

Even One Word Is Enough | Ajahn Chah
Forest Path PodcastJanuary 20, 2024
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Even One Word Is Enough | Ajahn Chah

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Chah and is titled “One Word Is Enough” . It was first publish as part of the book “The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah” which is made available by Aruna Publications. You can find links to the original text in the description...

MN33. The Longer Discourse on the Cowherd - Mahāgopālaka Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastJanuary 16, 2024x
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MN33. The Longer Discourse on the Cowherd - Mahāgopālaka Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 33rd Sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, The Mahāgopālaka Sutta, which translates as “the longer discourse on the cowherd”. In this sutta the Buddha enumerates eleven reasons a cowherd is not able to properly look after a herd. The Buddha then compares this to the spirit...

Buddhism and the Body | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastJanuary 14, 2024
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Buddhism and the Body | Ajahn Brahm

This talk by Ajahn Brahm is about Buddhism and the body, because our bodies can cause us a lot of trouble and problems. So what is the meaning of our body? And from a Buddhist perspective how can we understand and view the nature of the body and its problems. Finally, Ajahn Brahm will touch on the r...

Consciousness | Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo
Forest Path PodcastJanuary 14, 2024
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Consciousness | Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo and is titled “Consciousness” . Less than a year before Ajaan Lee's death, some of his students began tape-recording his Dhamma talks. The following talk is one of the nine for which we have transcripts from the ...

Be Patient | Ajahn Brahm
Ajahn Brahm PodcastJanuary 07, 2024
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Be Patient | Ajahn Brahm

Impatience causes a lot of difficulties and problems in life. And the remedy for impatience is patience. Having patience can be of great value and benefit for us in our day to day lives. However, the Buddha praised patience as being one of the foremost qualities needed to attain Enlightenment. So ho...

MN32. The Longer Discourse at Gosigna - Mahāgosiṅga Sutta
The Buddha’s Wisdom PodcastJanuary 06, 2024x
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MN32. The Longer Discourse at Gosigna - Mahāgosiṅga Sutta

This episode is a narration of the 32nd Sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, The Mahāgosiṅga Sutta, which translates as “the longerer discourse at Gosinga”. In this sutta several senior monks, reveling in the beauty of the night, discuss what kind of practitioner would adorn the park. They take their answe...

The Language of the Heart | Ajahn Maha Boowa
Forest Path PodcastJanuary 04, 2024
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The Language of the Heart | Ajahn Maha Boowa

This episode is a talk given by the Thai forest meditation master Ajahn Maha Boowa and is titled “The Language of the Heart”. It was first publish as part of the book “Straight from the Heart” which was translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Links The Forest Path Podcast Everyday Dhamma Network Copyright...