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Kittisaro's Dharma Talks
Kittisaro
Kittisaro, from Tennessee, a Rhodes Scholar and a Buddhist practitioner for over 35 years including 15 years as a Theravada monk in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. He is also a practitioner of Pure Land and Chan Buddhism. He is co-founder, with Thanissara of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in South Africa and has completed two year long retreats. Kittisaro currently lives in the North Bay, California, teaches at IMS and Spirit Rock, and is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism.
2012-02-19 Practice of Mindfulness 46:28
Root cause of suffering is not seeing clearly. The direct way to peace. Thought as a servant of awareness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-02-18 Ground Of Presence 39:14
Both a gradual and immediate awakening. Freedom and peace is the core of each moment. Five precepts as gifts, offering freedom from fear and oppression.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2011-12-02 Journey to the Deathless 55:20
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Being Dharma
2011-03-11 The Empty Bell 56:52
Love as a quality of attention. Ethics brings freedom from oppression. Being empty allows authentic resonance.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-11 Chanting 5:57
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-11 A Kind Abiding 39:07
Kindly receiving the unkind. The power of kindness. Wisdom says"I am nothing" compassion says "I am everything"
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-09 Return to The Deathless 51:03
Radical reflection. Interdependence. The disappearance of "thing-ness"
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-09 Ice To Water As Dukkha To Peace 33:06
Working with the four noble truths.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-07 Sacred Gateway 53:22
What comes, goes, contemplation of impermanence. Letting go and peace.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-07 Reading The Book Of The Heart 37:16
Two great oxen: samatha - calming and vipassana - insight- meditation; each supports the other . Hindrances as teachers.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet

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