Thai Forest Dhamma

in the tradition of Lungphu Mun Bhuridatto

and his western disciples

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Dhamma talk given byAjahn Martin
TitleNo end avoiding unpleasant situations
Date21 Mar 2014
LocationWat Pa Baan Mai
Content / Description

“Don't worry, be happy... and be born again & again & again... but for this you don't need me”. There's no end to things we have to do in the world. Story of the Lord Buddha and Ananda encountering unfriendly villagers. “The present moment... the only place where we can change things”. Most people have 90% to 99% dukkha (unhappiness) and 1% to 10% sukkha (happiness), how can we not see it? “For years, the main concern of many meditators is the body (too hot, too cold etc.)”