Dhamma Talks | 2020-2021

2021

All six talks and meditations from the 2021-2022 Year End Retreat
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLo-6C1NfEEn1HrXY8wCrKwhMJ1tUON0kC

December 15th
Questions/answers followed by yoga/guided meditation
https://youtu.be/xhzwBU5qxkg

December 1st
Purification by Knowledge and Vision with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/L_4fXXZ-rus 

Nov. 25th
Living and Dying with Awareness retreat; 9 videos
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLo-6C1NfEEn0Ogi5wybdxYk4RvO8s98k2

November 10th
Insight leading to Emergence with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/vBM2ZxVqldU

November 3rd
Insight knowledges continued with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/ej9QN9QLAgA

October 20th
The Insight Knowledges, Knowledge of Rise and Fall
https://youtu.be/Xhpqo2cS4vQ

October 18th
Talk on the Five Aggregates and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/DKLIYrzZyQ0

October 16th
Talk on Metta/Brahmaviharas, Part 2 with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/8DbyV8s2Vzo

October 16th
Background and development of Metta, Part 1 with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/iCCRxPuhwLg

October 13th
Rathavinita Sutta, Relay of Chariots, M.24
https://youtu.be/rMj0cz4yOmY

October 6th
Mahapunnama Sutta Part 2, about No-Self
https://youtu.be/JORwWIbgrBE

Sept. 29th
Mahapunnama Sutta, M.N. 109; Discourse on the Five Aggregates Part1
https://youtu.be/jR447zNGHmw 

Sept. 22nd
Samanaphala Sutta, Fruits of the Monastic Way of Life (DN2)
https://youtu.be/7cvSpP6qvco

Sept. 15th 
Paticcasamuppada Part 2, Internal Rebirth
https://youtu.be/KKzSr694LKE

Sept. 8th
Talk on Paticcasamuppada Part 1, External Rebirth
https://youtu.be/BAV6rsfu0fQ

Sept. 5th
Talk from retreat on Craving, Grasping, Becoming
https://youtu.be/r7NxWM-Xwhg

September 1st
Sabbasava sutta part 2
https://youtu.be/hzMZRF8myJk

August 25th
Sabbasava, All the Defilements
https://youtu.be/8bycvYHc79U

August 18th
Mulapariyaya Sutta, M.N. 1, The Root of all things
https://youtu.be/a1V1VNskSLs

August 11th
Bahiya Sutta; “in the seeing there is only the seeing”
https://youtu.be/6l5NQNKoan0

August 7th,
Dhamma talk: Different aspects of insight meditation practice
https://youtu.be/4JqOXMZNHJY

August 1st,
Dhamma talk: Awareness of the Present Moment
https://youtu.be/M6BfL0x5pQk

July 28th
Sutta Study: Sutta on the Noble Search, Ariyapariyesana Sutta, M.N. 26
https://youtu.be/Q0S2WFe6ksE

July 21st
Sutta Study: Conclusion of Mahasatipatthana Sutta with the Noble Eightfold Path, and the Buddha’s Guarantee
https://youtu.be/SuqK-RHFF5s

July 14th
Sutta Study: The Cessation of Craving/Suffering with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/YVYlE1WTqJk

July 7th
Sutta Study: The Origins of Craving/Suffering with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/hPLreu_C4sc

July 1st
The Buddha’s first sermon, Dhammacakkappavattana sutta
https://youtu.be/FVfGUr-AcFA

June 30th
Contemplation of Dhamma, Four Noble Truths with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/zHp-rHAV0lE

June 23rd
Seven Factors of Enlightenment with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/OqIFoZPiHOo

June 20th
Anicca, Dukkha,Anatta with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/m5QV2SlA3PM

June 16th
Consciousness and the six sense bases with guided meditation
https://youtu.be/eDTv1R-0auQ

June 13th
Talk on Poson Poya, Beginning of Buddhism in Sri Lanka
https://youtu.be/-yEa2xAB6Wc

June 9th
Mahasatipatthana Sutta, Contemplation of Dhamma; guided meditation
https://youtu.be/cWEfXAdTg8M

June 5th
Dhammapada verses on The Path and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/IPoHs10d0r4

June 2nd
Talk on the meaning of Vesak
https://youtu.be/4Xuh9EDH0RI

May 19th
Feelings, birthplace of the world
https://youtu.be/wcfHE_wKQWs

May 12th
Mahasatipatthana, section on Death and Decomposition of the body
https://youtu.be/wvVtXvCoPa8

May 9th
Dhammapada verses and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/kYqB-SatRHI

April 28th
Mahasatipatthana Sutta, section on the Body
https://youtu.be/9_IKqH6OTKI

April 25th
Dhammapada verses on Ageing and Death
https://youtu.be/DkHsbbWLs8I

April 21st
Sutta Study: Mahasatipatthana Sutta, (DN22)
https://youtu.be/qzg-dmApgWk

April 14th
Sutta Study: A.N. 11s, 17, The Cowherd:
https://youtu.be/AwAWNFpcePU

April 7th
Sutta Study, A.N. 11s, 1-3
https://youtu.be/mooTEQUHwkw

March 31st
Sutta Study: A.N. Tens, 103-121 Wrong Way,  Right Way
https://youtu.be/0lGJXlDFNJ8

March 24th
Sutta Study: The Gradual Training
https://youtu.be/lGgpJSJAAiY

March 21st
Dhammpada verses on the Thousands
https://youtu.be/-kH4qN_vjKo

March 17th
Sutta Study: Ten Speculative Views
https://youtu.be/7ur-N5ZWVmw

March 14th
Dhammapada verses 81-86 on the Wise
https://youtu.be/FMsEKZnpz5o

March 10th
Sutta Study, A.N.10’s, 93&94 on  Views
https://youtu.be/2fUJxGpKars

March 7th
Dhammapada verses 78-80
https://youtu.be/TR5CakhPgUc

March 3rd
Sutta Study: A.N. 10s, 91.1, Sensual Pleasures
https://youtu.be/t4QDcNPPyrQ

Feb. 24th
Sutta Study, A.N. 10’s, 75.5 Migasala Sutta
https://youtu.be/Vrz2AtoQub4

Feb. 17th
Sutta Study: A.N. 10s, 65.5, 66.6, 73.3 Happiness and Suffering
https://youtu.be/cOhZ-w5AkaM

Feb. 14th
Dhammapada verses 69-75
https://youtu.be/58gOayec3DA

Feb.10th
Sutta Study: A.N. Tens, 61.1 conditions for Ignorance
https://youtu.be/WvRqdWgixqo

Feb. 7th
Dhammapada verses 63-68 on Fools
https://youtu.be/5HucxpWxTbI

Feb. 3rd
Sutta Study: A.N. Ten’s, Decline 55.5, Girimananda 60.10
https://youtu.be/7qpBhrmKu14

Jan 31st
Dhammapada verses 60-62, Fools
https://youtu.be/21kM26XBn-s

Jan 27th
Sutta Study: A.N. Tens, 51.1, 51.4  Minding One’s Own Mind
https://youtu.be/2jEqwKCYDnY

Jan 24th
Dhammapada verses 53-57, Fragrance of Virtue
https://youtu.be/1c3ytR0q-20

Jan 20th
Sutta Class: A.N. Eights 63.3 In Brief
https://youtu.be/KnX9Q1FUQy0

Jan 16th
Dhammapada, verses 47-52
https://youtu.be/U2CND_LVsfA

Jan 13th
Sutta Class: A.N. Eights, Great Chapter – Brahmin at Veranja
https://youtu.be/6BuAqV-LV_c

Jan 10th
Dhammapada verses 44-46, Analogy to Flowers
https://youtu.be/VFYpunubqQ8

Jan 6th
Sutta Study on Mindfulness of Death; A.N. 8’s.73-74
https://youtu.be/-8L2TlS9KWA

Jan 1st
Closing talk; Furthering our evolution
https://youtu.be/Plykk7X5i6g

2020

Dec. 31st
Dhamma talk from retreat-Eightfold Path
https://youtu.be/jvFTIdvC7tc

Dec 20th 
Dhammapada verses on Controlling the Fickle mind; guided meditation
https://youtu.be/3avKyuTs1UY

Dec 16th
Sutta Study, M. 59, Many kinds of Feelings, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/Zr1R4MENIQM

Dec 13th
Dhamma talk, Awareness of the Breathing Body; yoga and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/9Ib8W9gunxI

Dec 9th
Sutta Study, M. 52, The man from Attakanagara
https://youtu.be/prjmZ9D0beY

Dec 6th
Dhamma talk, Dhammapada verses, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/9y3mR6ujL-U

Dec 2nd
Sutta Study, Longer Discourse to Saccaka, MN36
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y3mR6ujL-U

Nov 29th
Dhamma talk on Noble Eightfold Path, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/xMHAHyc0ez4

Nov 25th
Sutta Study, Shorter Discourse to Saccaka, M 35
https://youtu.be/hghi_Nd-gvs

Nov 22nd
Dhamma talk, Mindfulness is the Path to the Deathless, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/-fPe4NDcREA

Nov 18th
Sutta Study: Discourses on the Cowherd, M. 33 and 34
https://youtu.be/Xj0vFSD-dfg

Nov 15th
Dhammapada, Twins Chapter verses 15-18
https://youtu.be/6M27JWWAZrg

Nov 11th
Sutta Study, Shorter Discourse on Heartwood, Culasaropama, M.30
https://youtu.be/GwS0VnYR3r8

Nov 4th
Sutta Study, Ratthapala Sutta M. 82, Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/FAVb43iWqhQ

Nov 1st
Dhammapada verses 6, 7 and 8 and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/9uIwjQTTrkc

Nov 1st
Dhamma talk on Mindfulness of the body, guided meditation and Q and A
https://youtu.be/9zwvp8xkfvI

Oct 28th
Sutta Study, Mahasihanada Sutta, M. 12, The Longer Discourse on the Lion’s Roar
https://youtu.be/kFa_MF6WpEE

Oct 25th
Dhammapada Verses with stories 1-5 Stories; guided meditation
https://youtu.be/xGf7nfPaDaA 

Oct 21st
Sutta Study, M. 5 and M. 7, Without Blemishes and Simile of the Cloth
https://youtu.be/hVQF5W8dphQ

Oct 18th
Dhamma talk, Dhammapada, Twin Verses 1&2; guided meditation
https://youtu.be/kXVWHaJR_ec

Oct 14th
Sutta Study, Salleka sutta on Effacement, M.8
https://youtu.be/XXwYstSU4hs

Oct 4th
Dhamma Talk, Detailed exposition of craving
https://youtu.be/LmUiX7R5glo

Sept 30th
Sutta class, Malunkyaputta Sutta, M. 63 and 64
https://youtu.be/0SM0OInphPY

Sept 26th
Dhamma talk on Yoga, Three part breathing and exercise, meditation
https://youtu.be/DqFnQKZB9L4 

Sept 23rd
Sutta Study, Potaliya Sutta, M 54
https://youtu.be/u1_nI8e2_XE

Sept 20th
Dhamma Talk, Balancing the Spiritual Faculties
https://youtu.be/0Q2IgxcJZ5w

Sept 16th 
Sutta Study, Upali Sutta, M 56
https://youtu.be/2-5rUNonbwQ

Sept 13th
Dhamma talk, Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/uGAFC8U_lBw

Sept 9th
Sutta Study, Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/jV96MA6IDlA

Sept 6th
Dhamma talk with Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/nhPn0I3wg0M

Sept 2nd
Sutta Study with Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/qpNbbM4I0Sg

August 30th
Dhamma talk, Q and A, guided meditation:Dhamma talk with Q and A followed by guided meditation
https://youtu.be/a04WsCKnGSc

August 26th
Sutta Study and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/3KQTSdfDvJk

August 23rd
Dhamma talk, Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/91NTARWwHDs

August 19th
Sutta Study and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/gZ77L5sXvxk

August 16th 
Dhamma talk, Q and A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/vd–uKjPovI

August 12th
Sutta Study, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/MenpljOIjLU

August 9th
Q&A, guided meditation
https://youtu.be/rHMFMK0Uf04

August 5th
Sutta Study and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/V9Vf1qmLHNc

August 2nd
Q&A: yoga and guided meditation
https://youtu.be/gw8QerJWIjE

July 29th
Sutta Study: Cula and Mahakammavibanga Suttas, Expositions on Kamma,  M135 and 136
https://youtu.be/Y_wKitbwU6M

July 26th
Dhamma Talk: The predicament and the Escape
https://youtu.be/Oa4vxtydEO4

July 22nd
Sutta Study: Mulapariyaya Sutta M. 1; The Root of All Things
https://youtu.be/Y-JeRNqzS8g

July 19th
Dhamma Talk: 8 Thoughts about Dhamma and Practice
https://youtu.be/JfQ5LwxTYvw

July15th
Sutta Class: Nibbana, Samsara, No-Self
https://youtu.be/jdDh9OEQtdw

July 12th
Dhamma Talk: Nibbana, The Deathless
https://youtu.be/RMN4qwUU0A0

July 8th
This Sutta class was accidentally not recorded.

July 5th
Dhamma Talk: Moment to Moment Rebirth
https://youtu.be/ieRc_LVA8Tg

July 1st
Sutta Study: Dependent Origination/Samsara
https://youtu.be/PF-79YURnO4

June 28th
Dhamma Talk: Samsara and Dependent Origination
https://youtu.be/r4qC01PUx_8

June 24th
Sutta Study: Bhaddekaratta (One Excellent Night) M131-134
https://youtu.be/U7qQ5qpgC2o

June 21st
Dhamma reflections for special days
https://youtu.be/cSg78QdwTK8

June 17th
Sutta Study: Rathavinita Sutta, Relay of Chariots
https://youtu.be/Eo1kLbC65qE

June 14th
Dhamma Talk: Review of Meditation process
https://youtu.be/oT6Y97X89Dk

June 10th
Sutta Study: Anapanasati Sutta, M.118
https://youtu.be/-lFM6rq_0CM

June 7th
Dhamma Talk: Ten Fetters and 4 stages of Freedom
https://youtu.be/JZPrcL42mJs

June 3rd
Sutta Study: Satipatthana Sutta, M.10
https://youtu.be/mcU-HmJS8LI

May 31st
Dhamma Talk, Insight Knowledges
https://youtu.be/aFyNGMRQVsU

May 27th
Sutta Study, Conquest over the Five Hinderances, selected excerpts
https://youtu.be/3NIX5Y-YxpU

May 24th 
Dhamma talk, Wisdom, Mindfulness and Concentration plus Five Hinderances
https://youtu.be/jYseGztM2Bs

May 20th
Sutta Study, Mindfulness of the Body, M.119
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBQ4hnokihM

May 17th
Dhamma Talk: Intro to Meditation
https://youtu.be/2wQvzFX1Y-w

May 13th
Sutta Study, Anatta Lakkhana
https://youtu.be/QXhFBfaqogk

May 10th
Dhamma Talk: Anicca, Dukkha, Anatta
https://youtu.be/LsqV18HIt8A

May 6th
Sutta Study, Mahacattarisaka, M117
https://youtu.be/c0WUrHmetjw

May 3rd
Vesak Puja/Dhamma/Talk/Meditation
https://youtu.be/dhE4eQ_0UhY

April 29th
Sutta study, Sammaditthi sutta, M.9
https://youtu.be/7vQNjIdG6_E

April 26th
Dhamma Talk on Five Aggregates
https://youtu.be/3ldtJOaBSxc

April 22nd
Sutta study, Sabbasava Sutta
https://youtu.be/nUC5DaSP0BI

April 19th
2nd Dhamma talk– 3 Levels of Suffering
https://youtu.be/O1uXxuDmRiU

April 15th
1st Sutta Study, Turning the Wheel of Dhamma
https://youtu.be/xOEmRNDUzIY

April 12th
1st Dhamma talk, Q&A, and guided meditation:
https://youtu.be/Kixt0Q5VATs