Thai Forest Dhamma

in the tradition of Lungphu Mun Bhuridatto

and his western disciples

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Dhamma talk given byAjahn Martin
TitleBody contemplation - dealing with fear
Date28 Sep 2013
LocationWat Pa Baan Mai
Content / Description

Talk given to monks. Samadhi: “this happiness is there all the time but we fail to look at it”, “drink it until you're full”; Pain investigation: observe it objectively, see it changing, track and follow it until seeing where it comes from and realizing that the body and the pain are 2 different things; Body contemplation: put it in front of you, part by part, investigate the hair of the head, hair of the body, nails, teeth, skin or any other organ to see the real nature of the body; Investigation of bodily and painful feelings; Investigation of the senses: what is it that you've not already seen/heard etc.?; Dealing with greed/anger: investigate properly the desired/hated object and greed/anger will subside, they cannot stand without an object; Personal experiences of Ajahn Martin re-experiencing his previous deaths.