Bhante Vimalaramsi
New Look at the Satipatthana Sutta MN 10 with Bhante Vimalaramsi

New Look at the Satipatthana Sutta MN 10 with Bhante Vimalaramsi

August 28, 2019

Here, Bhante gives his different perspective on what the Buddha taught when he gave the foundations of mindfulness. This sutta is looked at in a different way and leads to what he calls his development of the method of Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation and the 6Rs. It leads to the highest attainment of the spiritual life, Nibbana.
He explains that Breath Meditation is taught in the suttas in a slightly different way then is practiced by most meditators. Adding the Tranquilize step makes all the difference in the result. Sutta Translation by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Recorded:Aug 19 2019
Where: DSMC
Talk by Bhante Vimalaramsi
Abbot - Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center
https://www.dhammasukha.org/

A complete guide to the meditation the way the Buddha taught:
https://www.thepathtonibbana.com/

How to practice Metta/TWIM Meditation
https://www.dhammasukha.org/beginner---lovingkindness.html

What are the 6Rs
https://www.dhammasukha.org/the-6rs.html

Bhante Vimalaramsi
https://www.dhammasukha.org/ven-bhante-vimalaramsi.html

LovingKindness Meditation Instructions with Bhante Vimalaramsi

LovingKindness Meditation Instructions with Bhante Vimalaramsi

July 23, 2019

These are the simple lovingkindness or Metta meditation instructions that are given by Bhante Vimalaramsi, together with his unique method of working with distractions (6Rs).

For much more detail please check this web page

 https://www.dhammasukha.org/introduction-to-meditation.html

Lovingkindness / Metta Instructions by Bhante Vimalaramsi

Lovingkindness / Metta Instructions by Bhante Vimalaramsi

March 6, 2019

These are the simple lovingkindness or Metta meditation instructions that are given by Bhante Vimalaramsi, together with his unique method of working with distractions (6Rs).

For much more detail please check this web page

 https://www.dhammasukha.org/introduction-to-meditation.html

Forgiveness Meditation Instructions by Bhante Vimalaramsi

Forgiveness Meditation Instructions by Bhante Vimalaramsi

March 6, 2019

Venerable Bhante Vimalaramsi has now created a powerful Forgiveness Meditation. When someone close to you dies and grief, and sometimes even guilt, arise afterwards, one seeks this kind of a meditation to reduce your suffering. This is just one example of unwholesome states that get stuck in your mind.

Additionally Bhante has found that when a student gets stuck in the Metta meditation and is making no progress he suggest the student to go through the Forgiveness Meditation. This enables them to remove the barriers that are there, and as a result, true warm sincere loving-kindness arises. Then the student moves back to the powerful Metta meditation that Bhante teaches.  A meditation that will take the student to awakening.

 

More about Forgiveness meditation with the downloads for the book.

https://www.dhammasukha.org/forgiveness-meditation.html

                                                                                                            

Guided Loving Kindness/Metta Meditation with David Johnson

Guided Loving Kindness/Metta Meditation with David Johnson

November 4, 2018

A guided Loving Kindness Meditation using the earliest Buddhist Texts. This is the method of the Brahma Viharas which in the early text lead to awakening itself: Nibbana. This method is taught by Bhante Vimalaramsi, an American Monk, abbot at the Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center of Missouri, author of Life is Meditation, Meditation is Life. https://www.dhammasukha.org/

The meditation contains all of the instructions and is 30 minutes long, the recommended minimum time for sitting.

The meditation is guided and narrated by David Johnson author of The Path to Nibbanahttps://www.thepathtonibbana.com/

Full Instructions for Metta can be downloaded here from the books page. 'Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation' in five languages.

If you get stuck or make some progress, that you want to discuss, simply email us at info@dhammasukha.org and someone will get back to you shortly.

https://www.dhammasukha.org/lovingkindness-instructions.html

Part 3 (Updated 2018) “The Path to Nibbana” Chapter 15 to 20 - Audio Part 3 of 3

Part 3 (Updated 2018) “The Path to Nibbana” Chapter 15 to 20 - Audio Part 3 of 3

August 14, 2018

Part 3 Chapters 15-20

The Path to Nibbana" is read by a text to speech voice so you can listen to the book.

More on the book:

New 2018 Edition with added chapter tha dives deep into the Jhanas. " "Wow! Got your book. It is a major contribution. I already have used numerous quotes as references for my PhD thesis. I think it will really turn some heads around and help people immensely with their practice." M.J., VT

"Beautifully written like one word flows into another ;written with such clarity..." from Amzn. review.

What is Nibbana? The experience and how to achieve it is in this book. Awakening actually is possible! This new book definitely says yes, but only if you add back in the step that is left out of other methods. And only if you follow the method laid out by the Buddha in his earliest teachings. Nibbana can and does happen with practice - and in this book you will be shown the step by step progression through the eight aware jhanas (levels of understanding) to the final cessation and the appearing of the unconditioned (Nibbana); and the incredible joy that arises afterward. It will give you the instructions on how to practice - even at home at your own pace.

 

This is a complete meditation handbook with all the instructions to achieve the goal and all of the levels of knowledge along the way. And now includes full text of "A Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM)" and the full text of "A Guide to Forgiveness Meditation."

You will learn a different definition for Mindfulness that totally changes how you practice; and about a step in the text that has been left out of contemporary practices that is the key to the deepest levels of tranquility.

Learn the basics of Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM) which is really the practice of Loving-kindness and the Brahmaviharas from the earliest Buddhist texts: The Majjhima Nikaya and the Samyutta Nikaya. This book will guide you from the beginning stages to the highest attainments laid out clearly and concisely. Many previous students’ experiences have been compiled and researched to create the basis for this book.

Additionally, other popular methods are compared here against the suttas to see if they match the Buddha's teachings and lead you to the enlightenment.

David Johnson wrote this book based on his insights as a senior student under Bhante Vimalaramsi, a 30-year monk living in the forests of Missouri. He came from a career in Silicon Valley to learn and study TWIM for the past seven years at the Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center near St. Louis. He currently teaches Online Retreats and authored “A Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation” along with Bhante, which is the detailed beginning instructions for TWIM Loving-kindness practice. More information is available at www.thepathtonibbana.com

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Part 2 (Updated 2018) “The Path to Nibbana” Chapter 5 to 14 - Audio Part 2 of 3

Part 2 (Updated 2018) “The Path to Nibbana” Chapter 5 to 14 - Audio Part 2 of 3

August 14, 2018

Part 2   -  Chapters 5 to 14

The Path to Nibbana" is read by a text to speech voice so you can listen to the book.

More on the book:

New 2018 Edition with added chapter tha dives deep into the Jhanas. " "Wow! Got your book. It is a major contribution. I already have used numerous quotes as references for my PhD thesis. I think it will really turn some heads around and help people immensely with their practice." M.J., VT

"Beautifully written like one word flows into another ;written with such clarity..." from Amzn. review.

What is Nibbana? The experience and how to achieve it is in this book. Awakening actually is possible! This new book definitely says yes, but only if you add back in the step that is left out of other methods. And only if you follow the method laid out by the Buddha in his earliest teachings. Nibbana can and does happen with practice - and in this book you will be shown the step by step progression through the eight aware jhanas (levels of understanding) to the final cessation and the appearing of the unconditioned (Nibbana); and the incredible joy that arises afterward. It will give you the instructions on how to practice - even at home at your own pace.

 

This is a complete meditation handbook with all the instructions to achieve the goal and all of the levels of knowledge along the way. And now includes full text of "A Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM)" and the full text of "A Guide to Forgiveness Meditation."

You will learn a different definition for Mindfulness that totally changes how you practice; and about a step in the text that has been left out of contemporary practices that is the key to the deepest levels of tranquility.

Learn the basics of Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM) which is really the practice of Loving-kindness and the Brahmaviharas from the earliest Buddhist texts: The Majjhima Nikaya and the Samyutta Nikaya. This book will guide you from the beginning stages to the highest attainments laid out clearly and concisely. Many previous students’ experiences have been compiled and researched to create the basis for this book.

Additionally, other popular methods are compared here against the suttas to see if they match the Buddha's teachings and lead you to the enlightenment.

David Johnson wrote this book based on his insights as a senior student under Bhante Vimalaramsi, a 30-year monk living in the forests of Missouri. He came from a career in Silicon Valley to learn and study TWIM for the past seven years at the Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center near St. Louis. He currently teaches Online Retreats and authored “A Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation” along with Bhante, which is the detailed beginning instructions for TWIM Loving-kindness practice. More information is available at www.thepathtonibbana.com

https://smile.amazon.com/Path-Nibbana-Mindfulness-Loving-Kindness-Progresses/dp/1508808910/ref=smi_www_rco2_go_smi_3499214142?_encoding=UTF8&%2AVersion%2A=1&%2Aentries%2A=0&ie=UTF8

 
Part 1 (Updated 2018) “The Path to Nibbana” Chapter 1 to 5 - Audio Part 1 of 3

Part 1 (Updated 2018) “The Path to Nibbana” Chapter 1 to 5 - Audio Part 1 of 3

August 14, 2018

The Path to Nibbana" is read by a text to speech voice so you can listen to the book.

More on the book:

New 2018 Edition with added chapter tha dives deep into the Jhanas. " "Wow! Got your book. It is a major contribution. I already have used numerous quotes as references for my PhD thesis. I think it will really turn some heads around and help people immensely with their practice." M.J., VT

"Beautifully written like one word flows into another ;written with such clarity..." from Amzn. review.

What is Nibbana? The experience and how to achieve it is in this book. Awakening actually is possible! This new book definitely says yes, but only if you add back in the step that is left out of other methods. And only if you follow the method laid out by the Buddha in his earliest teachings. Nibbana can and does happen with practice - and in this book you will be shown the step by step progression through the eight aware jhanas (levels of understanding) to the final cessation and the appearing of the unconditioned (Nibbana); and the incredible joy that arises afterward. It will give you the instructions on how to practice - even at home at your own pace.

 

This is a complete meditation handbook with all the instructions to achieve the goal and all of the levels of knowledge along the way. And now includes full text of "A Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM)" and the full text of "A Guide to Forgiveness Meditation."

You will learn a different definition for Mindfulness that totally changes how you practice; and about a step in the text that has been left out of contemporary practices that is the key to the deepest levels of tranquility.

Learn the basics of Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM) which is really the practice of Loving-kindness and the Brahmaviharas from the earliest Buddhist texts: The Majjhima Nikaya and the Samyutta Nikaya. This book will guide you from the beginning stages to the highest attainments laid out clearly and concisely. Many previous students’ experiences have been compiled and researched to create the basis for this book.

Additionally, other popular methods are compared here against the suttas to see if they match the Buddha's teachings and lead you to the enlightenment.

David Johnson wrote this book based on his insights as a senior student under Bhante Vimalaramsi, a 30-year monk living in the forests of Missouri. He came from a career in Silicon Valley to learn and study TWIM for the past seven years at the Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center near St. Louis. He currently teaches Online Retreats and authored “A Guide to Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation” along with Bhante, which is the detailed beginning instructions for TWIM Loving-kindness practice. More information is available at www.thepathtonibbana.com

https://smile.amazon.com/Path-Nibbana-Mindfulness-Loving-Kindness-Progresses/dp/1508808910/ref=smi_www_rco2_go_smi_3499214142?_encoding=UTF8&%2AVersion%2A=1&%2Aentries%2A=0&ie=UTF8

 
2018 Majjhima Nikaya No. 115 Bahudhatuka Sutta - Many Kinds of Elements

2018 Majjhima Nikaya No. 115 Bahudhatuka Sutta - Many Kinds of Elements

July 6, 2018

2018 Majjhima Nikaya No. 115 Bahudhatuka Sutta - The Many Kinds of Elements

Recorded July 2, 2018 at DSMC by Bhante Vimalaramsi

https://www.dhammasukha.org/

http://thepathtonibbana.com

 

2018 Majhima Nikaya 138 Uddesa-Vibhanga Sutta

2018 Majhima Nikaya 138 Uddesa-Vibhanga Sutta

July 1, 2018

Bhante Vimalaramsi discusses the very deep sutta Mn 138 Uddesa-Vibhanga Sutta:Exposition of a Summary.

The Buddha gives the monks a deep statement to contemplate but it is too much for them so they seek out Mahakaccana who explains to the the meaning of material form and what it is the cause of.

 

Recorded June 27, 2018 at DSMC   www.dhammasukha.org