The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Dharma Talks given at Sati Saraniya Hermitage
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2008-06-18 Smiling Moon - Guided Meditation 17:58
  Ayya Medhanandi
Hospice
Hospice Talks and Guided Meditations

2008-06-10 Commitment & Sacrifice 12:34
  Ayya Medhanandi
The meaning of the words “commitment” and “sacrifice” are spoken of in relationship to taking vows and training as an anagārikā as well as to practice as a householder. Regardless of the form we use, it is possible for each of us to find an island of refuge in ourselves. A talk given during an Ottawa Buddhist Society 10 day retreat at the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada in 2008.

2007-09-16 Noble Warming 1 40:04
  Ayya Medhanandi
Singapore Buddhist Temple Retreat

2007-09-15 The Wilderness of Anger 69:48
  Ayya Medhanandi
Singapore Buddhist Temple Retreat

2007-03-12 Ethical Footprint 27:47
  Ayya Medhanandi
How can we calm the mind in order to not be overwhelmed by thoughts and emotions? We can learn to live skillfully by realizing how the mind and body really work. Don’t be angry with your anger, don’t be caught up with your desires, don’t be overwhelmed by your delusion. But, go beyond and find an island of peace that can result in the ethical perfection that is known as enlightenment. A talk given during an Ottawa Buddhist Society 10 day retreat in Arnprior, Ontario, Canada.

2002-12-13 I Just Wanted Some Toothpaste 38:22
  Ayya Medhanandi
Stokes Valley Monastery Retreat, New Zealand. Birth, aging, death, pain, sorrow, lamentation are all dukkha. There is pain and there is the way out of pain. That is the cultivation of the Noble Eightfold Path. By sitting, accepting and letting go, we are walking the Middle Way and following the law of Dhamma.

2002-12-12 The Poison Arrow 46:43
  Ayya Medhanandi
Stokes Valley Monastery Retreat, New Zealand The poison arrow of ignorance spreads its toxins through passion, desire and ill will. By sitting still, applying mindfulness and surrendering to what is, the right view will illuminate our minds and will help us extract the arrow and heal the wound.

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