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2020-05-31 Traditional Request for a Dhamma Talk (in Pāli) chanted at Sati Saraniya Hermitage.. 0:40
  Ayya Medhanandi
The deity Brahma Sahampati appeared before the Blessed One and urged the Buddha to teach to those who had little dust in their eyes so that they could learn the Dhamma and practice for their own awakening.

2019-11-10 Nothing There: Beyond the Prison of 'Self' 29:14
  Ayya Medhanandi
The Fourth Insight known as udayabbaya ñāņa arises bestowing six qualities of upekkha as well as intimate knowledge of anicca through seeing the arising and disappearance of all conditioned things - most importantly, the emptiness of 'self'.

2019-11-03 The Ratana Sutta - a forest chant from Sati Saraniya Hermitage 4:20
  Ayya Medhanandi
Most highly revered treasures and our true refuges - the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha - are extolled in this devotional chanting of a traditional Pali sutta. The style of the chant arose in the heart while walking in the forests of Sati Saraniya Hermitage.

2018-11-04 First Aid 10:51
  Ayya Medhanandi
To free us from our relentless conceptualising and the suffering that comes of it, the Buddha has thrown us a lifeline. We can grab hold of it by continually using the perspective that “this is impermanent”, and, thereby, we can pull ourselves to safety. A breakfast reflection given at Sati Saraniya Hermitage in 2018.

2018-10-20 At The Core of The Coreless 28:19
  Ayya Medhanandi
All of us are capable of opening to this core within the heart which is coreless, and seeing the treasures therein. But because we are conditioned by worldly ways to own and to cling, this opening can be excruciating. How can we bear it? Our practice unfolds when we can see through the illusion of things, bow to the law of kamma, and take refuge in awakened wisdom. A breakfast reflection given at Sati Saraniya Hermitage in the fall of 2018.

2018-10-14 Empty Mirror: Awake, Forgiving, Free 45:26
  Ayya Medhanandi
Toronto Buddhist Community (TBC)

2018-10-12 When the Tree Withers & the Leaves Fall 30:11
  Ayya Medhanandi
SIMT-TBC Toronto,

2018-08-16 Entering the Gate: Four Spiritual Powers 38:34
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat, Chapin Mill, Batavia, N.Y. Entering the Gate: Four Spiritual Qualities Though our spiritual paths are many and varied, we can all practice with enough present moment awareness, faith, energy and commitment to realize the boundless nature of the heart that seemed at first beyond our reach.

2018-06-18 Come to the Edge 35:32
  Ayya Medhanandi
Buddhist Insights, East Village, New York City

2018-06-17 Fearlessness 47:36
  Ayya Medhanandi
Buddhist Insights, East Village, New York City

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