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Ajahn Sucitto's Dharma Talks at Cittaviveka
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.
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2023-11-06 Left brain, right brain balance 48:58
Dhamma teaching is never completed because it has to be right at the right time. It points to something; it never describes or defines. This allows the mind to decompress and get free from the conditioning forces of data and the pressure to make things happen.
Cittaviveka 2023 Dhamma Talks
2023-11-05 Liberation depends on you 32:23
When the citta is out of touch with Dhamma, reactive tendencies arise and we start responding to the designating and naming that the mind creates, thereby destroying the freshness of our experience.
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2023-11-05 GM - Moving from Reactiveness to Responsiveness 18:06
Excellent resource in the current news environment
Cittaviveka 2023 Online Dhamma Streams
2023-10-28 You're as good as you can be – right now (but things change} 53:24
On retreat we can develop a frame of reference which becomes a reliable way of filtering – not controlling – experience. Retreat structure, silence and participation are key ingredients.
Cittaviveka Replenish and release: servicing the heart
2023-10-27 Beyond personality into empathy 48:47
Steady the citta by replenishing it with good food. These include the fruits of friendliness, goodwill, ethical sensitivity, stability, and a steady resolve. These become a drip feed.
Cittaviveka Replenish and release: servicing the heart
2023-10-26 Signs and the signless 46:32
Signs / nimittas are significant. Ajahn examines what is meant by these words.
Cittaviveka Replenish and release: servicing the heart
2023-10-24 Integrity as a basis for mindfulness 53:41
With integrity as a basis for mindfulness, we can go beyond calming down in sports, the office or even the army. Through meditation we see there is something deeper in the heart that needs to be unpacked.
Cittaviveka Replenish and release: servicing the heart
2023-10-23 The effort to check proliferation 49:32
Effort: taking an overview, we can recognize the first effort is to generate right view, to note the conditionalities in which we find ourselves. We see which ones lead to stress, and which allow it to cease.
Cittaviveka Replenish and release: servicing the heart
2023-10-23 The temple of release 49:10
We use retreat to learn how to soften and loosen the worldly ways of stimulation and action, and to enter the space and silence of our temple.
Cittaviveka Replenish and release: servicing the heart
2023-10-22 GM - Replenishing energy and resetting attitude 63:32
Teachings from the last week of the vassa. Description pending.
Cittaviveka 2023 Dhamma Talks

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