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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 133rd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - Mahakaccanabhaddekaratta Sutta - Maha Kaccana's Explanation of the Single Auspicious Attachment.

Click here to read MN133 on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 142 of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Dakkhinavibhanga Sutta - The Exposition on Offerings.

Click here to read MN142 on Sutta Central.

"When his step-mother Mahāpajāpatī wishes to offer him a robe for his personal use, the Buddha encourages her to offer it to the entire Saṅgha instead. He goes on to explain that the best kind of offering to the Saṅgha is one given to the dual community of monks and nuns, headed by the Buddha," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 10.60 of the Anguttara Nikaya, the Girimananda Sutta, "With Girimananda".

Read AN10.60 here on Sutta Central.

"The monk Girimānanda is sick. The Buddha encourages Ānanda to visit him and speak of ten perceptions," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 75th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Magandiya Sutta, "With Magandiya".

"Accused by a hedonist of being too negative, the Buddha recounts the luxury of his upbringing, and his realization of how little value there was in such things. Through renunciation he found a far greater pleasure," Sutta Central. 

Read MN75 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 65th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Bhaddali Sutta - "With Bhaddali". 

Click here to read MN65 on Sutta Central.

"A monk refuses to follow the rule forbidding eating after noon, but is filled with remorse and forgiven", Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 13th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: Mahadukkhakkhanda Sutta, the Longer Discourse on the Greater Mass of Suffering.

Read MN13 here on Sutta Central.

"Challenged to show the difference between his teaching and that of other ascetics, the Buddha points out that they speak of letting go, but do not really understand why. He then explains in great detail the suffering that arises from attachment to sensual stimulation," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 108th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Gopakamoggallana Sutta, "With Moggallana the Guardian".

"Amid rising military tensions after the Buddha’s death, Venerable Ānanda is questioned about how the Sangha planned to continue in their teacher’s absence. As the Buddha refused to appoint a successor, the teaching and practice that he laid down become the teacher and the Sangha resolves issues by consensus," Sutta Central.

Read MN108 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 48 from the Majjhima Nikaya: Kosambiya Sutta - The Mendicants of Kosambi. (Believed to be given on the 12-11-2006)

Read MN48 here on Sutta Central.

"Despite the Buddha’s presence, the monks of Kosambi fell into a deep and bitter dispute. The Buddha taught the reluctant monks to develop love and harmony, reminding them of the state of peace that they sought," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 68 from the Majjhima Nikaya - the Nalakapana Sutta.

Click here to read MN68 on 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 9th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya; the Sammaditthi Sutta, Right View.

Click here to read MN9 on Sutta Central.

"Venerable Sāriputta gives a detailed explanation of right view, the first factor of the noble eightfold path. At the prompting of the other mendicants, he approaches the topic from a wide range of perspectives," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 25 from the Majjhima Nikaya: the Nivapa Sutta - The Bait. 

Read MN25 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm elaborates upon the Greater Discourse on Voidness; sutta 122 from the Majjhima Nikaya, The Mahasunnyata Sutta. The discussion is based upon the contemporary english translation of the Majjhima Nikaya translated by Bhikkhu Nyanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi, published by Wisdom Books. 

Read MN122 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 48 from the Majjhima Nikaya: Kosambiya Sutta - The Mendicants of Kosambi. (Believed to be given on the 12-12-2004)

Read MN48 here on Sutta Central.

"Despite the Buddha’s presence, the monks of Kosambi fell into a deep and bitter dispute. The Buddha taught the reluctant monks to develop love and harmony, reminding them of the state of peace that they sought," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 139 of the Majjhima Nikaya - Aranavibhanga Sutta: The Analysis of Non-Conflict. Ajahn Brahm begins with an introductory talk about suttas.

Read MN139 here on Sutta Central.

"Achieving peace is no simple matter. The Buddha explains how to avoid conflict through contentment, right speech, understanding pleasure and not insisting on local conventions," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 22 of the Majjhima Nikaya: Alagagaddupama Sutta - The Simile of the Snake.

Read MN22 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 66 of the Majjhima Nikaya: Latukikopama Sutta - The Simile of the Quail.

"Again raising the rule regarding eating, but this time as a reflection of gratitude for the Buddha in eliminating things that cause complexity and stress. The Buddha emphasizes how attachment even to little things can be dangerous," Sutta Central. 

Read MN66 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a short retreat, entitled Kindfulness, from the 11-12th of March 2020 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT). 

Track 4 of 4: Day 2 Afternoon Session: questions and answers session and guided meditation.

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a short retreat, entitled Kindfulness, from the 11-12th of March 2020 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT). 

Track 3 of 4: Day 2 Morning Session: Dhamma talk, guided meditation and some questions and answers.

Find the whole retreat on BSWA website here.

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Ajahn Brahm conducts a short retreat, entitled Kindfulness, from the 11-12th of March 2020 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT). 

Track 2 of 4: Day 1 Afternoon Session: questions and answers session and guided meditation.

Find the whole retreat on BSWA website here.

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