The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Dharma Talks given at Sati Saraniya Hermitage
2016-10-22 Chant, Breathe, Trust 16:01
  Ayya Medhanandi
Quaker House, Ottawa Buddhist Society

2016-08-18 Holding the Lotus to the Rock 42:43
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat, Chapin Mill, Batavia, N.Y.

2016-08-17 Love Wisdom More Than Life 8:20
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2016-08-16 Who’s Sitting Under the Bodhi Tree 33:52
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2016-08-16 Break Down 16:32
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2016-08-15 Be Like Bamboo 35:58
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2016-08-14 Reading: Sayadaw U Pandita – Mother Hen 12:16
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2016-08-13 Reading: Therigatha – Venerable Subha Bhikkhuni’s Poem 9:42
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2015-12-20 Seven Freedom Lights 32:17
  Ayya Medhanandi
The Buddha gave us seven factors of enlightenment to brighten and polish the mind. Three of these factors are dynamic - they are the spiritual skills that help us to remove obstacles, make the path smooth, and allow us to practice forgiveness and compassion.  These in turn give rise to the four brightening enlightenment factors which wash out the defilements and enable us to move towards freedom.

2015-12-20 Virtue Goes Full Circle 30:11
  Ayya Medhanandi
Virtue creates a force in the heart, a field of goodness, from generosity to joy to enlightenment and back again. Once there is joy in the heart, the mind finds ease to go to its depths. Be your own doctor, self-examine, see with the inner eye to discern and resolve our inner dis-ease and free the mind. Dukkha is not the problem, it is our teacher.

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