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Ajahn Sucitto's Dharma Talks
Ajahn Sucitto
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.
2017-01-01 Learning How to Operate at 5 Decibels 54:25
An explanation of hindrances and how they are conditioned by sense contact but amplified to fantastic proportions by shared social contact, “from 5 to 50 decibels”
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2017-01-01 Guided Meditation: Letting Go of the Meditator 47:56
How to maintain the meditation; in Ajahn Sucitto’s words, “meditation is easy – it’s the meditator that complicates everything”
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-31 Q&A: A Pearl of Hatred and the Phantom of Perception 56:40
Ajahn Sucitto answers questions on anger and revenge for past hurts; wholesome grieving; resistance to letting go of unskilful behaviours
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-31 Mindfulness and Experiencing a Living Being 58:29
A truly excellent exploration of mindfulness, what it’s about, and how to get our minds around it
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-30 Q & A: Parami; Luang Por Chah; the Busy Mind 62:08
Ajahn Sucitto answers questions from the retreatants on various subjects, including patience, determination, and peace
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-30 How to Train an Elephant 55:23
How to encourage the mind, dropping our need to know what happens next and our expectation of never being good enough; how to generate good will and how to breathe.
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-30 A Skilful Use of Puja 34:36
Explanation of the devotional element of chanting and its uplifting quality, bringing forth reflection and stopping inner chatter
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-29 Getting at the Mind and Into the Body 55:49
Developing skilful intentions and letting go of self-creating and self-judgment
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-29 Establishing the Ground 57:27
Putting thoughts, goals and ideas into perspective; dropping into the body
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat
2016-12-29 Guided Standing Meditation 24:12
Ajahn Sucitto guides the retreatants in an introductory standing meditation
Villa St Martin Centre :  Montreal New Year 2016-17 Retreat

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