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Dharma Talks given at Sati Saraniya Hermitage
2015-10-11 On The Wings of the Breath 17:38
  Ayya Medhanandi
Using the breath to move into the silent space in the heart and attentively following its rhythm, the breath becomes our whole world. We let go of all objects that arise, all thought, as we stay present and aware in the simple current of breathing. In these moments of pure presence, we are planting the priceless seeds of our awakening.

2015-08-20 Noble Search and Rescue 46:54
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2015-08-18 Devotion 37:10
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat, Chapin Mill, Batavia, N.Y.

2015-08-16 Sanctity Deep Within Us: Guided Metta Meditation: 30:00
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat

2015-08-15 Where is the Enemy? 26:31
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT)

2014-08-11 I Give You My Bread 38:16
  Ayya Medhanandi
Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) Retreat, Chapin Mill, Batavia, N.Y.

2013-06-30 Sacred Heart: First Inside the Temple 32:40
  Ayya Medhanandi
First talk given inside the new Sati Saraniya Temple building. Within us we have a sacred space that we need to reclaim - the very space inside the heart. Here the Four Noble Truths come to life. Know our suffering, not blaming anyone or any conditions for it, see its origin within us, and right here, resolve it, uproot it. Here then, we realize suffering's end, time and again. And so in clearing the heart, we clear the Path.

2012-04-12 A Wilderness Traveller 39:18
  Ayya Medhanandi
The fearlessness and patience of Malini Weerasooriya is a worthy example to all of us how we can train our minds. When we live driven by ill-will, greed or confusion, we live in a wilderness of the mind. When we hold together in spiritual community, we blaze a trail through that wilderness, establishing trust and persevering. Mindfulness and wisdom lead faith to bear good fruit and guide us as we purify ourselves. We are willing to make sacrifices and even to suffer for the treasures of the Path.

2009-12-03 Beginners' Class - The Frontier of Intimacy 21:44
  Ayya Medhanandi
Hospice
Hospice Talks and Guided Meditations

2009-10-21 In the Boat of Myself - Guided Meditation 14:31
  Ayya Medhanandi
Hospice
Hospice Talks and Guided Meditations

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