A good sutta which might alleviate some anxiety, where the Buddha reassures Mahanama that even if his mindfulness is muddled and he dies, his demise wont be a bad one as he has long cultivated skillful qualities.
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Ajahn Brahm and the monks from Bodhinyana, are now providing a daily teaching, to help us all through the current crisis,or as Ajahn Brahm has said, through the current opportunity
Wonderful indeed! As always, so comforting and inspiring
Thank you so much for sharing @dougsmith
[Finished.] Live chanting right NOW for 24 hours straight (about 9 more hours left) from all around the world
Sabbalokasaṅgīti – Chanting all around the world (EVENT LINE UP) IS NOW ON dhammanet.org
Different monasteries take each hour.
For English translations of the chants see my post here: Sabbalokasaṅgīti – Chanting all around the world (EVENT LINE UP) IS NOW ON dhammanet.org
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Venerable Canda is now leading online sessions with various themes that you can find here, the events are London time:
Zoomi Bhikkhuni: Guided Metta Meditation and Sharing Group
Saturdays: 9 am - 10 am (every Saturday from 28th March, via Zoom)
Zoomi Bhikkhuni: Delving Deeply Into Dhamma
Sundays: 7.30 pm - 9 pm (every Sunday from 29th March, via Zoom)
Zoomi Bhikkhuni: Chanting & Blessings Group
Wednesdays: 5 pm - 5.30 pm (every Wednesday from 1st April, via Zoom)
Bhante Bodhidhamma at Satipanya retreat centre will be livestreaming every night beginning on Sunday 29 March, 2020. The programme will be:
20:00 Q&A / Dhamma talk
20:30 Chanting refuges and precepts and sit for 40 mins
21:10 guide a compassion, metta and joy meditation session.
Evening will finish at 21:30
- Metta message from from Bhante G (Ven. Henepola Gunaratana, founder of the Bhavana Society).
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For those interested there was another wonderful short talk by Bhante Bodhi out yesterday:
- To health care workers - a brief message from Ajahn Brahm (one paragraph)
Ajahn Brahm's message to healthcare workers on the COVID-19 front line | Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Zoom guided live meditations with Bhante Gunaratana morning and evening.
A post was split to a new topic: Corona Virus and the Buddhist world
Bhante Bodhi put out a third video yesterday on living with lockdown during the Coronavirus. He answers the questions of how best to live with others or to live in solitary confinement, using skills learned during monastic life.
“Living With Uncertainty” - great talk on anicca & Coronavirus by Bhante Jayasāra.
https://youtu.be/rZhafpagkgM. Talk doesn’t start for 1st 5 minutes of the video! (go to 4.53)
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Live course by Ven Bhikkhu Bodhi on AN 4s started today on Zoom (med 9:30am, teaching 10am-11:30am EDT)
It’s every Saturday - but skipping next Sat.
He asks participants to register at Contact@Baus.org.
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