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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 53rd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - The Sekha Sutta: A Trainee.

"The Buddha is invited by his family, the Sakyans of Kapilavatthu, to inaugurate a new community hall. He invites Venerable Ānanda to explain in detail the stages of spiritual practice for a lay trainee," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 125th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya; the Dantabhumi Sutta, "The Discourse on the Tamed Sage."

"A young monk is unable to persuade a prince of the blessings of peace of mind. The Buddha offers similes based on training an elephant that would have been successful, as this was a field the prince was familiar with," Sutta Central.

Read MN125 on Sutta Central or Access to Insight

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 44th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Culavedalla Sutta, a teaching by the Venerable Dhammadinna an arahat bhikkhuni disciple of the Buddha.

Read MN44 here on Sutta Central.

"The layman Visākha asks the nun Dhammadinnā about various difficult matters, including some of the highest meditation attainments. The Buddha fully endorses her answers", Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 18th sutta of Majjhima Nikaya - the Madhupindika Sutta, "the Honey Ball".

"Challenged by a brahmin, the Buddha gives an enigmatic response on how conflict arises due to proliferation based on perceptions. Venerable Kaccana draws out the detailed implications of this in one of the most insightful passages in the entire canon," Sutta Central.

Click here to read MN18 on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 14th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Culadukkhakhanda Sutta, "the Shorter Discourse on the Mass of Suffering".

Read MN14 here on Sutta Central.

"A lay person is puzzled at how, despite their long practice, they still have greedy or hateful thoughts. The Buddha explains the importance of absorption meditation for letting go such attachments. But he also criticizes self-mortification and recounts a previous dialog with Jain ascetics", Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the very entertaining 49th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Brahmanimntinika Sutta, "On the Invitation of Brahma".

Click here to read MN49 on Sutta Central. 

"The Buddha ascends to a high heavenly realm where he engages in a cosmic contest with a powerful divinity, who had fallen into the delusion that he was eternal and all-powerful," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 27th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Culahatthipadopama Sutta, "The Shorter Elephant's Footprint Simile".

Click here to read MN27 on Sutta Central.

"The Buddha cautions against swift conclusions about a teacher’s spiritual accomplishments, comparing it to the care a tracker would use when tracking elephants. He presents the full training of a monastic," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 19: Guided Metta Meditation 

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 18: Final Morning Dhamma Talk

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 17: Evening Chanting and Questions & Answer’s Session

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 16: Morning Dhamma Talk: ‘The perception of real beauty’

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 15: Evening Chanting and Questions & Answer’s Session

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 14: Morning Dhamma Talk: ‘The illusion of permanence’

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

We apologise track 12 (Morning Dhamma Talk) was not recorded. 

Track 13: Evening Chanting and Questions & Answer’s Session

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 11: Evening Chanting and Questions & Answer’s Session

We apologise track 12 (the morning Dhamma talk) was not recorded. 

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 10: Morning Dhamma Talk: ‘The importance of letting go of the right thing’

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 9: Evening Questions & Answer’s Session

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 8: Morning Dhamma Talk: ‘The indivisible nature of Samatha and Vipassana’

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 7: Evening Questions & Answer’s Session

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a nine day mediation retreat from 16th to the 25th of October 2020, at Jhana Grove Retreat Centre in Serpentine, Western Australia. 

Track 6: Morning Dhamma Talk: ‘From happiness the mind becomes still’

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