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Ayya Medhanandi Bhikkhuni's Dharma Talks
Ayya Medhanandi Bhikkhuni
Ayya Medhanandi, a Canadian (1949), is abbess of Sati Saraniya Hermitage ( www.satisaraniya.ca ) An MSc graduate, she began meditating at 21, studied with an Advaita master in India, and managed UN/NGO health initiatives for malnourished women and children. In 1988, on retreat in Myanmar, she took ten-precept ordination with Sayadaw U Pandita, then spent ten years at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery and eight years based in New Zealand and Penang. In 2007, she received bhikkhuni ordination in Taiwan and was invited to Canada to establish the Hermitage. She trains nuns and teaches meditation, especially for Hospice staff and volunteers, and is the author of 'Gone Forth, Going Beyond'.
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2016-03-30 The Power of Metta 66:11
The practice of metta concentration leading to liberation
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Inner Peace: Monastic Retreat
2016-03-26 Evening Chanting 4:27
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Inner Peace: Monastic Retreat
2016-03-26 Gatekeeper Mindfulness 51:30
How clearing the mind of obstacles prepares it for samadhi and the factors for awakening
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Inner Peace: Monastic Retreat
2013-06-08 Evening Dhamma Teaching 64:28
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Holistic Awareness: A Monastic Dana Retreat
2013-06-06 Evening Dharma Teaching Day 6 58:44
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Holistic Awareness: A Monastic Dana Retreat
2013-06-04 Evening Dharma Teaching - Day 4 55:24
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Holistic Awareness: A Monastic Dana Retreat
2013-06-03 Guided Meditation Day 3 46:36
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Holistic Awareness: A Monastic Dana Retreat
2013-06-01 Evening Talk; Day 1 47:42
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Holistic Awareness: A Monastic Dana Retreat
2013-05-11 The Buddha's Positioning System (BPS) 48:45
BPS gives us "truth coordinates" for daily life practice
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Waking Up to the Peace in Our Hearts: Monastic Retreat
2013-05-10 Guiding Loving Kindness Meditation 41:28
We can develop boundless quality of Metta in difficult conditions
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Waking Up to the Peace in Our Hearts: Monastic Retreat

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