Recommended Dhamma Talks

General discussion of issues related to Theravada Meditation, e.g. meditation postures, developing a regular sitting practice, skillfully relating to difficulties and hindrances, etc.
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Recommended Dhamma Talks

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:31 pm

Take a look at some of the talks by Ajahn Jayasaro on DhammaTube:

They are short, but very useful talks — just straight Dhamma teaching.

You will also find a series of his talks on the Biography of Ajahn Chah. I know Ajahn Jayasaro from my stay at Wat Pah Nanachat, when Ajahn Pasanno was the abbot. Ajahn Jayasaro became the abbot there for a period later.

This is the first of A Series of Talks on Meditation
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Post by DNS » Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:45 pm

Good talk.

It may just be an urban legend, but I have heard that the number of blinks a person does is related to how nervous he is and the fewer blinks, the more likely the person is truthful, sincere, and calm. The average person blinks 10 times per minute.

This ajahn blinked about two times in almost 3 minutes.

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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:49 pm

I don't know about that, but his voice is very clear, unhurried, and gentle — a good sign of someone who has a stable mind.
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Post by DNS » Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:50 pm

Sadhu! :bow:

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Post by Cittasanto » Sat Mar 07, 2009 7:11 am

Hi all
I posted a short version yesterday somewhere else but this video is interesting in regard to the body language, although some of it is more new age

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TheDhamma wrote:Good talk.

It may just be an urban legend, but I have heard that the number of blinks a person does is related to how nervous he is and the fewer blinks, the more likely the person is truthful, sincere, and calm. The average person blinks 10 times per minute.

This ajahn blinked about two times in almost 3 minutes.
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Post by gavesako » Sat Mar 07, 2009 7:43 am

Here you can find more recent by Ajahn Jayasaro for download:

http://www.thawsischool.com/dhamma_Engl ... ching.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

and an article about his vision of Buddhist education:

http://www.bangkokpost.com/life/family/ ... better-way" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

We hope to add more teachings by him to Dhammatube soon.

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