Dharma Talks at Columbus KTC
By Columbus KTC
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One-hour Dharma Talks (many with Question and Answer sessions) by Lama Kathy Wesley and the Dharma Instructors of Karma Thegsum Choling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center in Columbus, Ohio. Talks emphasize daily life applications of traditional Tibetan teachings including the Six Perfect virtues, Karma, Rebirth, Compassion and Wisdom.
||CleanMeditation: Advice to Beginners – What Is Insight?||Calm abiding can help us pacify mental suffering, but the ego-fixation at the root of our attachment, aversion and bewilderment will continue to disturb us until they are dealt with...||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Does It Mean to Be a Fool?||We’ve all felt foolish, at one time or another, and this talk – given appropriately on April Fool’s Day – takes a look at the teachings the Buddha gave about...||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Way of the Bodhisattva, Chapter 4||Lama Tom Broadwater – Shantidevas “Way of the Bodhisattva,” Chapter Four. In this chapter Shantideva writes about carefulness as it relates to our maintaining Bodhicitta…the mind and heart of awakening...||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay of a Buddhist Practitioner, Part 1: Dharma Upon Awakening||Series description: Being a dharma practitioner means developing mindfulness and insight not just when we’re on the cushion, but in our everyday lives. This series, loosely based on Bokar Rinpoche’s...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeditation: Advice to Beginners – Meditation’s Defects – And Antidotes||Sleepiness and agitation can be problems in meditation, but the Tibetan tradition has antidotes for them both. Learning how to apply them correctly, we gain confidence in our ability to...||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeditation: Advice to Beginners – Mental Calming – “Shinay” Part 2b||Meditation can be described as placing “body at ease” and “mind at ease.” The talk describes the role of physical posture in meditation and reviews basic techniques for placing the...||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeditation: Advice to Beginners – Mental Calming – “Shinay” Part 2a||Meditation can be described as placing “body at ease” and “mind at ease.” The talk describes the role of physical posture in meditation and reviews basic techniques for placing the...||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Way of the Bodhisattva, Chapter 3: Taking Hold of Bodhichitta||The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva, Chapter 3: Taking Hold of Bodhichitta. Lama Tom Broadwater discusses how we can generate and hold onto Bodhichitta. There is a group recitation...||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeditation Advice for Beginners – Mental Calming – “Shinay” Part 1||How do we prepare for a session of Calm Abiding Meditation (called “shamatha” in Sanskrit, or “shinay” in Tibetan)? To help us stay on our meditation seats, we first must...||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Way of the Bodhisattva, Chapter 2: Confession||Lama Tom Broadwater discusses how Bodhicitta arises. Stantdeva talks about making offerings, doing prostrations, and confession as steps of purification that are grounds for Bodhicitta.||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|