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Ajahn Sucitto's Dharma Talks at Gaia House
Ajahn Sucitto
As a monk, I bring a strong commitment, along with the renunciate flavor, to the classic Buddhist teachings. I play with ideas, with humor and a current way of expressing the teachings, but I don't dilute them.
2023-07-13 Finding stability through the aggregates 61:46
Understanding the aggregates allows us to see our world is a tangled web of conditions that needs untangling not tearing.
Gaia House Unrestricted Awareness
2023-07-13 Guided Meditation 18:31
Gaia House Unrestricted Awareness
2023-07-12 Raising up with puja 10:09
We use puja to exercise and develop our heart quality of honouring and respecting.
Gaia House Unrestricted Awareness
2023-07-12 Responding to the call of spirit, of faith 60:20
We use our practice for understanding the direct and intimate experience. This experience cannot be predicted, imposed or demanded, but it arises, offering itself for our careful attention.
Gaia House Unrestricted Awareness
2023-07-11 ‘Welcome to Gaia’ guided meditation on the interconnected cosmos. 29:15
The initial disorientation of entering a retreat is useful. It reveals how familiarity breeds stagnation, blinding us to the deeper reality and vitality of being alive.
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2022-05-30 Ajahn Closing Comments 20:00
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-30 Guided Brahma Vihara Meditation 45:06
Cultivating receptive and responsive heart energies, provides an ongoing exploration. The field of body provides the best venue to experience how these energies move and to understand their characteristics.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-29 Q&A 47:39
with Ajahn Sucitto, Laura Bridgman
00:00 Q1 What clings? 11;13 Q2 Laura, can you speak more about moving back and forth between the path and the world. 16:51 Q3 What is meant when a person says someone is their teacher? 19:43 A poem by Rabindranath Tagore is read. 21:00 Q4 How to skilfully help others in our lives to get them to slow down and be more present? 27:14 Q5 How to let go of regrets and uproot the self? 36:08 Q6 Please distinguish taking ownership of karma and clinging to everything else.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-29 Guided Meditation - Attention to Posture 47:02
A detailed description of the sitting posture allows the listener to gain fresh perspective on this form of meditation.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation
2022-05-29 Opening and Closing in Goodwill 52:29
Opening and closing happens everywhere, even with breathing. Discharging creates space for enjoyment, spontaneity and flexibility. Eventually even energy must be relinquished, so we practice recollection of death using the brahma viharas to expand awareness, closure with no regret, the deathless.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

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