Dhamma Talks with Delson Armstrong
MN 136 The Greater Exposition of Actions

MN 136 The Greater Exposition of Actions

June 7, 2021

This is part of the dhamma talk from Global TWIM Online Group meditation Sundays sessions. 

For more information about Delson's Dhamma talks, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/

Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC

For Global Twim Online Group (GTOG) meditation sessions and dhamma talks, please visit https://www.dhammasukha.org/toronto-twim-online-group

"The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody". The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness.

We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu. you can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana License - Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

DN 33 The Chanting Together – Second Recitation (Set of Five)

DN 33 The Chanting Together – Second Recitation (Set of Five)

May 31, 2021

Sariputta decides to recite the Dhamma for the benefit, welfare and out of compassion for the world, offering a list that is arranged in numerical sequence. The first part of this long Sutta.

This talk is part of the weekly live Dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson on Saturday at 19:00 Phnom Penh time. For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

"The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu. you can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana License - Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) 

DN 33 The Chanting Together – First Recitation

DN 33 The Chanting Together – First Recitation

May 29, 2021

Sariputta decides to recite the Dhamma for the benefit, welfare and out of compassion for the world, offering a list that is arranged in numerical sequence. The first part of this long Sutta.

Questions and Comments:

2:25:22 - comment to express happiness about the many things explained in this sutta, and that so many people in this group actually experience what it is talking about. Even though the text is always more limited than the practice itself.

2:28:09 - expressing gratitude; how to understand the composition of Formations, like the fettered Formations.

2:33:22 - How are Craving and the Formations linked, is craving a catalyst for them?

2:34:23 - question about how to understand the liberation of mind, and the luminous mind.

This talk is part of the weekly live Dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson on Saturday at 19:00 Phnom Penh time. For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

"The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu. you can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana License - Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) 00:00 - Start

MN 44 The Shorter Series of Questions and Answers - Many Aspects of the Dhamma

MN 44 The Shorter Series of Questions and Answers - Many Aspects of the Dhamma

May 19, 2021

The layman Visākha asks his former wife, the arahant nun Dhammadinnā, about various difficult matters, including some of the highest meditation attainments. The Buddha said Dhammadinna was the foremost Dhamma teacher among the nuns.

This talk is part of the weekly live dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson on Saturday 19:00 Phnom Penh time.  For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at  https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/

Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC

For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

MN 43 – The Greater Series of Questions and Answers

MN 43 – The Greater Series of Questions and Answers

May 19, 2021

A series of questions and answers between the arahants Sāriputta and Mahākoṭṭhita, for the benefit of others, examining many aspects of the teachings in detail.​

This talk is part of the weekly live dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson on Saturday 19:00 Phnom Penh time. For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation "The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu. you can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana

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MN 4 - Fear & Dread - Letting Go of Hindrances Leads to the Natural Freedom of Mind

MN 4 - Fear & Dread - Letting Go of Hindrances Leads to the Natural Freedom of Mind

May 19, 2021

The Buddha explains the difficulties of living in the wilderness, and how these are overcome by the purity of conduct and meditation. He recounts some of the fears and obstacles he faced during his own practice when he was still an unenlightened Bodhisattva.

This talk is part of the weekly live dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson on Saturday 19:00 Phnom Penh time.  For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at  https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/
Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC

For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

"The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts.
Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu.

You can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana

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SN 35.95 the Malunkyaputta sutta at GTOG Sunday session

SN 35.95 the Malunkyaputta sutta at GTOG Sunday session

May 16, 2021

This talk starts with an assignment from Delson Armstrong as to how to listen to this sutta.

For more information, joining instructions and list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC

For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

"The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu. you can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana

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MN 7 - The Simile of the Cloth - The Effect of Faith on Meditation Practice

MN 7 - The Simile of the Cloth - The Effect of Faith on Meditation Practice

May 16, 2021

The many different kinds of impurities that defile the mind, are compared to a dirty cloth. When the mind is purified, we experience joy and unwavering confidence in the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha, which lead to states of higher consciousness and liberation.

This talk is part of the weekly live dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson Armstrong on Saturday 19:00 Phnom Penh time. For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC

For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation

"The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu. you can send data directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana

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MN 53 - The Disciple in Higher Training - The Qualities of a Sotapanna (Stream Enterer)

MN 53 - The Disciple in Higher Training - The Qualities of a Sotapanna (Stream Enterer)

April 18, 2021

he Buddha is invited by his family, the Sakyans of Kapilavatthu, to inaugurate a new community hall. He invites Venerable Ānanda to explain in detail the stages of spiritual practice for a lay trainee who is a stream-enterer.

This talk is part of the weekly live dhamma talk on Zoom by Delson on Saturday 19:00 Phnom Penh time. For more information, joining instructions and list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ Youtube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC

For more information, you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation "The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody. The Suttavāda Foundation is entirely committed to this. Delson is dedicating his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or he is sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma, he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks. Please help us in supporting him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice a very special kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu.

You can send dana directly to Delson via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation or you can explore other options at https://suttavada.foundation/dana

Delson Armstrong Sutta reading & explanation Upanisa Sutta at GTOG meditation session

Delson Armstrong Sutta reading & explanation Upanisa Sutta at GTOG meditation session

April 12, 2021

For more information, joining instructions and a list of covered suttas can be found at https://www.suttavada.foundation/en/online-dhamma-talks/ YouTube channel with dhamma talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz_X4Q-YAGk&list=PL7n0oZpeUEOruFU0lhf5dE8HWiUaaaPDC 

For more information (including downloadable sutta translations), you are welcome to visit https://suttavada.foundation 

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