Thai Forest Dhamma

in the tradition of Lungphu Mun Bhuridatto

and his western disciples

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Dhamma talk given byAjahn Martin
TitleLiving for the citta, not the body
Date24 Dec 2014
LocationWat Pa Baan Taad
Content / Description

Progression in meditation, seperation of concentration and wisdom, methods of body investigation, reflecting on ageing, sickness and death, loathesomeness of the body, kamma determines our body, prioritising the citta – not the body, benefits of simple living, what is real? - the 5 khandhas and the 4 elements. Feelings – are not self, the citta is eternal, turning off the commentator – getting to the knower, the 5 precepts are in our heart, listening to the heart, sticking to the meditation object, how Avijja controls us, stopping emotions and moods, resisting the kilesas, walking meditation, investigating pain and fear, nothing is impossible, daily reflection, no injustice – only kamma.