Ajahn Anan Podcast
By Ajahn Anan Akiñcano
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Translations of Dhamma talks given by Ajahn Anan, a disciple of Ajahn Chah and abbot of Wat Marp Jan Monastery in Thailand. For more information, visit www.watmarpjan.org/en.
||CleanVisakha Puja 2018 – Relying on Truth||In this talk on the occasion of Visakha Puja, Ajahn Anan explains the causes and conditions for insight into the truths of suffering, its origin, its cessation, and the path leading to its cessation.||7 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQ & A – Intricacies of Karmic Morality||In this set of questions and answers, Ajahn Anan speaks on his life and his early practice. He also covers topics such as eating meat vs. vegetarianism and skillfully relating to one’s children.||4 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBodhikusuma 10th Anniversary||On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Bodhikusuma Buddhist Center in Sydney, Australia, Ajahn Anan gives reflections on the nature of nibbana being not far away from us, and how nibbana can be seen in the present moment through mental developme||4 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to build “Parami”||In this talk, Ajahn Anan discusses using different meditation objects, the nature of parami, or spiritual perfections, using determination skillfully, and recollecting death as a meditation practice.||4 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning to Give||This talk includes Ajahn Anan speaking on the practice of giving as the foundation for the path to awakening, the Hinayana vs Mahayana traditions, and advice for young monks.||4 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Story of life||In this episode, Ajahn Anan talks on the function of mindfulness as a protection for the mind, the practices of death and corpse recollection, renouncing sense objects, and a story of a monk from the time of the Buddha.||2 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQ & A – What is the Patimokkha?||In this series of questions and answers, Ajahn Anan explains the monks’ code of conduct (Patimokkha), dealing with difficulties in the workplace, dealing with anger, and how to contemplate the Dhamma.||2 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy is there Suffering?||In this podcast, Ajahn Anan gives a talk on the occasion of Vesak Puja, a day commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and passing away (parinibbana) of the Buddha. Ajahn Anan reflects on these events and encourages listeners in the practice of mindfulne||31 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Practice that Protects||In this talk directed at the monastic community at Wat Marp Jan, Ajahn Anan discusses the importance of starting meditation time with loving-kindness practice, dealing with thinking, the recollection of death and corpses as meditation themes, and findin||16 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQ & A – Introducing People to Buddhism||In this series of questions and answers, Ajahn Anan covers topics such as loving-kindness (metta) practice as it relates to insight, how to explain Buddhism to those unfamiliar with it, and objects that are suitable for contemplation in meditation.||2 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gradual Practice||In this podcast, Ajahn Anan describes the progression of meditation practice from making the mind peaceful and cooling down mental disturbances, to continuous mindfulness, the arising of concentration, and the mind’s release to seeing the nature of re||2 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|