Vassa 2018 Sunday Dhamma Talks

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From the full moon of July to the full moon of October the community enters the traditional three-month ‘Rains Retreat’ or Vassa.

For these three months there is a public Dhamma talk scheduled to take place every Sunday afternoon.  They are held in the sālā, starting at 2pm, followed by a 15 minute break for tea, then a question and answer session to 4pm.

Everyone is warmly invited to join for the talks and discussions.

Vassa Sunday Talks: Titles & Speakers
DateTitleSpeaker
29 JulyThe good the bad and the UnconditionedAjahn Amaro
5 AugIs compassion out of fashion?Ajahn Sundarā
12 AugFearing to leave fear behindAjahn Amaro
19 Aug‘Why is peace so boring and the idea of Nibbāna so off-putting?’Ajahn Sundarā
26 AugBuddhism and the pursuit of wealthAjahn Amaro
2 Sept‘Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry,
but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?’
Ajahn Amaro
9 Sept‘Decorum in Dacorum’ – life as a monastic in the 21st centuryAjahn Kongrit
16 SeptDukkha – an inconvenient truthAjahn Sundarā
23 SeptEnslavement to technologyAjahn Ariyasilo
30 SeptHave you come here to die?Ajahn Nyanadassanno
7 Oct‘How can I take the Precepts if I don’t even exist?!’Ajahn Ariyasilo
14 OctWisdom develops samādhi develops wisdomAjahn Kongrit
21 Oct‘Gods, demons and kind spirits…’ –
meaningful myth and Buddhist cosmology
Ajahn Amaro

 

 

The talks & Q&A will be also be available on the Audio Page www.amaravati.org/audio-and-books/