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FBA Podcast: Anapanasati - Contemplation of Feelings

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 19 May, 2018 - 12:14

This FBA Podcast is called ‘Anapanasati - Contemplation of Feelings’ given by Guhyavajra during the 2016 Anapanasati retreat at Padmaloka.

The Anapanasati meditation practice and Four Foundations of Mindfulness are woven into a system of practice which when developed and cultivated is of great fruit and great benefit. Based on the Buddha’s principal discourse on the subject found in the Anapanasati sutta of the Pali Canon, we explore our human experience rooted in the six...

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Sangha Context of the Anapanasati Teaching

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 12 May, 2018 - 16:11

This FBA Podcast is called ‘The Sangha Context of the Anapanasati Teaching’, a talk given by Shubha at the London Buddhist Centre’s Women’s Night Class, November 21st 2013. Drawing out the full sutta where the Anapanasati teaching is given speaks to the sangha context as a condition for insight.

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Dharmabyte: Working at Your Own Pace

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 9 May, 2018 - 15:45

This FBA Dharmabyte, ’Working at Your Own Pace’ brings to life Viveka’s fresh and vibrant take on the traditional practice of anapanasati - mindfulness with breathing.

Using the breath as a stabilizing presence, this series of meditations (including two fully-guided practices) is designed to help us discover the nature of reality itself by encouraging us to notice what is actually happening each moment in a direct and open way. Anapanasati is a complete path to awakening...

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FBA Podcast: Letting Go of What Isn't There

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 11:30

This FBA Podcast, ‘Letting Go of What Isn’t There’ is a gentle and insightful talk by Dhammarati on the Anapanasati Sutta given at the LBC’s Dharma Day festival on July 12th 2009.

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Meditation Workshop: Going Deeper with Mindfulness of Breathing

By shraddhavani on Fri, 15 Apr, 2016 - 21:18

Meditation Workshop: Going Deeper with Mindfulness of Breathing

By shraddhavani on Fri, 15 Apr, 2016 - 21:18

Join us on Saturday, May 14, 9AM - 1PM. In this workshop, Dh Satyada will provide an introduction to the Anapanasati Sutta, the Buddha’s core teaching on mindfulness of breathing practice.  The verses in this sutta lead the practitioner through observation of the breath into the four fields of mindfulness – body, feelings, mental states (mood), and mind objects.  In progressive stages, Anapansati strengthens our ability to focus the mind and gladden the heart as we embrace the reality...

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Community Highlights

Dhammarati on Sabbatical, Solitary Retreat, and the International Council

By dhammamegha on Wed, 23 Mar, 2016 - 20:44

Dhammarati - in conversation here with Dhammamegha - is one of the most experienced members of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors having chaired it for over ten years. Here he talks about his long sabbatical after leaving that job - a rich, deep time that encompassed post-Impressionist galleries in New York and lengthy solitary retreats in California and in Wales.

We hear about his personal study and his practical exploration of the Triratna system of practice and...

Dharmagiri Retreatcenter
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter

Texter – Anapanasati-retreaten januari 2015

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 16:49
Här är några texter som jag använde som inpsiration för retreaten, av Vaddhaka och Dhammarati, samt de 16 verserna för de fyra tetraderna.
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter

Anapanasati retreat januari 2015

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 16:46

Anapanasati retreat januari 2015

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 16:46

Här är en del tips, länkar och texter för er som vill fortsätta att utforska det så rika temat i Anapanasati sutta och hela den tradition av utövande som vuxit fram från den.

Här är en länk till Vaddhakas ledda meditationer:
https://thebuddhistcentre.com/dharmagiri/meditations-anapanasati-2011
Och till den guidade meditationen jag gjorde efter retreaten:
https://soundcloud.com/viryabodhi/anapanasati-1
Rekommenderade böcker, från Vaddhaka:
“Breath by Breath” by Larry Rosenberg, Shambala
“Mindfulness with Breathing” by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, Wisdom
...

Dharmagiri Retreatcenter
Dharmagiri Retreatcenter

Tips från Sommarretreaten 2013

By Viryabodhi on Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 - 10:02
Hej vänner,
(både ni som var på retreaten och ni som är nyfikna på vad vi sysslade med, och vill ta del av texter, tips etc.)

Jag hoppas ni håller praktiken vid liv och värdesätter er retreatupplevelse; det är så lätt att bli översköljd av vardagen och - ja, varför inte kalla det - “samsara” som någon annan gjorde. Men samsara är ju främst vårt eget sinne, våra vanor etc.

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