Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

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Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby Ervin » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:17 pm

Following is an interesting short YouTube video on ego:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbWUEzCh39I

I invite you to post a video you like.

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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby seeker242 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:55 pm

One of my favorites!

Death - The Ultimate Test, Ven. Ajaan Tippakorn Sukhito


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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:43 pm

This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby Viscid » Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:38 pm

Watching a documentary on Chinese hermit monks this evening:

"What holds attention determines action." - William James

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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby marc108 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:23 am

Great thread! This was particularly moving for me:

Finding True Refuge - Ven. Pannavati Bhikkhuni
"It's easy for us to connect with what's wrong with us... and not so easy to feel into, or to allow us, to connect with what's right and what's good in us."

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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby karunametta » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:11 am


and the following 2 parts.

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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby m0rl0ck » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:15 am

This is a favorite of mine that i rediscovered recently. Some great stuff here imo but if this is a theravadan only party, mods, feel free to delete it and no hard feelings. :)


"When you meditate, don't send your mind outside. Don't fasten onto any knowledge at all. Whatever knowledge you've gained from books or teachers, don't bring it in to complicate things. Cut away all preoccupations, and then as you meditate let all your knowledge come from what's going on in the mind. When the mind is quiet, you'll know it for yourself. But you have to keep meditating a lot. When the time comes for things to develop, they'll develop on their own. Whatever you know, have it come from your own mind.
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/thai ... eleft.html

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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby Aloka » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:33 am

Ajahn Sumedho - Reflecting on the conditioning process (Part 1 of 2)



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Re: Post a favourite spiritual youtube video

Postby James the Giant » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:01 am

Then,
saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
SN 9.11


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