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As a monk, I bring a strong commitment, along with the renunciate flavor, to the classic Buddhist teachings. I play with ideas, with humor and a current way of expressing the teachings, but I don't dilute them.
2014-12-14 Have you found a Place? 25:43
A place to stay, a place to sit, a place to feel more comfortable in yourself; taking time and practicing with all four positions; the spider and the web of impressions, memories, sensations and feelings; what is it that compounds it and sticks it altogether? Seeing/ listening to the citta moving and the stirring up of thoughts; releasing the citta from being a someone; using samatha to calm and separate the citta from its endless spinning
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-14 Preparing and encouraging a place for the Chitta - Settling into Samatha - Emptying - Forgiving 52:22
Finding a place to rest; preparing a nest to allow the citta to settle with the body; breathing through the body; releasing the past, cleaning the house; mindfulness of death; forgiveness of oneself and others
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-14 Taking Refuge - Guided Meditation through the Body 24:02
Bring yourself into Sangha - the community who practice; staying present; the body as a symbol of the upright mind
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-13 Pay attention, soften and widen, include it all 1:11:08
Three things to bear in mind: Pay attention, soften and widen, include it all
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-13 Remembering Four Kinds of Mutually Supporting Effort 20:49
Bringing to mind, to recollect, to bring into your body what is good and upright every time; remembering things in the body; to sustain or protect attention with the breathing; keep pushing away whatever is unskillful or unhelpful; taking care of the baby;
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-13 Buddha-Dhamma is the direct way - subject and object 45:43
Bring our understanding into line with the Dhamma; direct experience rather than what we think we experience; getting a feel for the citta; the experience of something happening to citta; how perceptions are seen as real and the clinging that results; sankhara/ the activities/ the reactions
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-13 Cultivating Samadhi - 26:55
Open and Include ; Relaxing the Chitta
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-12 Evening Puja -Coming to the Robe - The Chitta - Finding and Cleaning the River 46:29
A reference point for the day; coming back to the same place - Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha; acknowledging the citta
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-12 Cultivating Sati 31:10
Mindfulness is like a hand to hold things; how and why and want to hold? The need for correct application, correct object, correct way of holding. The breath and its vitality.
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat
2014-12-12 Guided Meditation (Walking) 11:54
Moving from sitting to standing; feeling the whole body; walk so you feel the whole body walking; not just the legs - hips, body, shoulders, feet. Feeling the lift, feeling the weight transfer, the fluidity.
Young Buddhists Association of Thailand :  Ajahn Sucitto YBAT Silent Retreat

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