Short film (50mins.) by Mahesi Caplan, an ex monk from the Buddhist Forest tradition of Ajahn Chah. Topics covered: Equanimity, Anger, Meditation, Religion, Belief and Faith, Trauma etc.
Listening, by John Aske
Listening is much less connected with organising or pushing things round in our minds, and in fact listening and the listened-to are much more linked than actor and acted-upon. Listening also tends to be more emotionally neutral.
The modern world seems driven to extinguish silence, as if it were a threat…
Loving kindness and equanimity, by Ajahn Sumedho
But metta is much deeper than just nice ideas and good thoughts, isn’t it? It is a way of receiving everything and allowing things to be what they are, both internally and externally…