Talks on Visuddhimagga

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Talks on Visuddhimagga

Postby Nibbida » Tue Jun 01, 2010 1:21 pm

Visuddhimagga Talks by Venerable Sayādaw U Sīlānanda:

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Re: Talks on Visuddhimagga

Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Jun 01, 2010 1:37 pm

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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: Talks on Visuddhimagga

Postby Ben » Tue Jun 01, 2010 1:57 pm

Thanks Nibbida!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Talks on Visuddhimagga

Postby Tex » Tue Jun 01, 2010 2:17 pm

Bookmarked -- Thanks!
"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." -- Heraclitus

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Re: Talks on Visuddhimagga

Postby Nibbida » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:45 pm

This was a complete accidental find. I've been listening to a few of the talks and I like them. The Visuddhimagga is so voluminous I'm finding it helpful to have someone give overview talks about it.

I've never heard Sayadaw U Silananda before. His voice/accent reminds me a little of Bhante Gunaratana, even though he's Burmese and Gunaratana is Sri Lankan.

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