Ajahn Viradhammo talks about how Christmas, a season of goodwill and cheer can turn into a daunting time of expectations and stress and emphasizes using the Brahmaviharas as vehicles to promote goodwill while facing adversity and our own defilements.
Ajahn Viradhammo explores the meditation theme, Nibbana. He helps us understand how to use the subtle theme of peace as an object of meditation.
Ajahn Viradhammo speaks about how perceptions colour our minds and how we can develop skilful perceptions to help and inform our practice.
Ajahn Viradhammo answers questions about how to relax when there is tension in the mind and body and also talks about dealing with anger by being aware of it and understanding instead of focusing on it as an object to get rid off.
Ajahn Viradhammo speaks about how desire is frustrated when we cannot get what we want. If we allow this experience to be a teaching for ourselves we can learn how to transcend both the unwholesome desire and the suffering that is arising out of not satisfying it.
Ven Khemako talks about the 40 traditional techniques used to develop concentration and focuses on Anapanasati.
This is from a past talk on the occasion of an anagarika ordination. Ajahn Viradhammo talks about the meaning of monastic life and all that it entails.
Venerable Cunda reflects upon the distress caused by self importance, how we are regarded by others and how we regard ourselves.
Ajahn Viradhammo talks at the Ottawa Buddhist Society Day of Mindfulness about the unconditioned, uncreated, transcendent and how we suffer because of wrong view.
Ajahn Viradhammo talks at the Ottawa Buddhist Society about the stillness that exists constantly and the recollection of that stillness in presence, even when the crowds roar for Olympic Athletes!