Take Your Medicine

Cultivation of a spiritual path depends on a holistic approach. It is more than meditation alone.  We take the entire course of the Buddha’s prescription for life.  Just as a patient requires treatment and is given medicine for it, we must finish the entire…

Devotion

A talk given during Satipaññā Insight Meditation Toronto retreat in 2015. 

Noble Search and Rescue

How can we stay true to our spiritual aspirations and work to fulfill them without compromise? Diligence in our practice is a great resource for growing the endurance, patience, and courage we will need to guard the mind against the hindrances and keep our…

Choice Medicine: Fearlessness, Peace & Moral Integrity

The real path to peace lies in developing moral integrity.  Our spiritual strength depends on purity of heart and action. We learn to identify unwholesome habits that obstruct our well-being and discover the joy of harmlessness. With courageous compassion, we walk the way of…

Why Do Beings Live In Hate?

A talk given at Satipaññā Insight Meditation Toronto in 2015. 

Practice Forgiveness: Guided Metta Meditation

A talk given at Satipaññā Insight Meditation Toronto in 2015. 

Sowing Grace

A talk given at Toronto Theravada Buddhist Community in 2015. 

Reading: Therigatha – Arahant Subha Bhikkhuni’s Poem

A reading during Satipaññā Insight Meditation Toronto retreat in 2016. 

Reading: Sayadaw U Pandita – Mother Hen

A reading during Satipaññā Insight Meditation Toronto retreat in 2016. 

Reading: Ajahn Chah – In the Dead of Night

Ajahn Chah describes his process of overcoming fear while staying in a charnel ground in Thailand and urges to try it out!  What he means is not in the charnel ground, but right here wherever we are and with the ghosts of our own…