"When you meditate, what does the silence do for you?"

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lam rim radio
gbnus tv
dhammatalks by thanissaro bhikku
audiodharma insight meditation center
ian challis papanca / honeyball sutta [soundcloud]
bubbles of illusion dharma talk
jikoji zen dharma talk podcasts
"what it means to be a buddhist" [dharma talk]
shasta abbey rm daizui dharma talk podcasts


amaravati uk
hayagriva aus.
buddhist society of w.australia, perth, aus.
sacramento dharma center usa, three buddhist groups in one new home
austin buddhist center usa
jikoji usa
zen mountain monastery usa
monterey bay zen center usa
tassajara usa
metta forest monastery usa
reddit buddhist forum


meditation timer [download here]

why meditate? the basics

zen studies podcast from the beginning [wonderful resource]

buddhist global relief

"In your entire life there is only one person you need to meet and that person is your true self. The point of our practice is to meet ourself." -- dharma talk, kannon do

"To be alive and to know you're alive is the greatest miracle of all. Present moment breathing in, wonderful moment breathing out." -- thich nhat hanh

"Meditation is the key that unlocks your mind, permeating post-meditation with awareness. Wisdom arises from the still mind." -- bhante henepola gunaratana

"You are not the victim of your thoughts. You are the originator of your thoughts." -- ajahn sujato

"We can learn from nature enough to be enlightened." -- ajahn chah

"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world." -- dalai lama

"There is no permanent self, but we have to be somebody. There is nothing to rely on. This is the hard thing we learn when we sit." -- angie boissevain, dharma talk

"The training is the enlightenment." -- dogen

"Always we must be willing to be disturbed by the truth." -- becoming buddha

namo amitabha
buddham sharanam gachchami
rebirth in the pure land [chant]

In 2012 a study in Israel showed that meditators were less inhibited by 'cognitive rigidity': in other words, they were more open to completely new solutions to problems.

Zen master Shunryu Suzuki Roshi was asked what he thought of his students. He said, "I think they are all perfect. And they could all use a little improvement."


the benefits of buddhism
dhammakaya anthem
the buddha garden
om and om
om mani padme hum
[namo tassa] bhagavato arahato sammæsambuddhassa re-add jan 2017
thai buddhist song, with voiceover
four noble truths
misunderstanding buddhism
positive psychology: catching up with ancient buddhist insight [pdf]