Venerable Sariputta Maha Thera
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In this videoconference talk from 25 August 2017, Ajahn Anan discusses the right hand disciple of the Buddha, foremost in wisdom, Venerable Sariputta Maha Thera.

Note: One can read this talk’s transcript with Q and A here: https://watmarpjan.org/en/venerable-sariputta-maha-thera/

Four Elements, Six Senses, One Liberation
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In this talk, Ajahn Anan speaks about how to strengthen mindfulness through practice until one can see reality in terms of nature and the four elements rather than the proliferation of the deluded mind.

If you would like to join Ajahn Anan and the Wat Marp Jan Community online for daily chanting, meditation, and a translated Dhamma talk every day from 7-9 p.m. Indochina Time (Bangkok, GMT + 7), you can send an email to wmjdhamma@gmail.com for the link.

Motivation
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In this videoconference talk from 10 July 2020, Ajahn Anan discusses motivation. The story of the great disciple Venerable Yasa Thera is highlighted.

Note: One can read Dhamma talk transcripts, with Q and A, here: https://watmarpjan.org/en/dhamma-reflections/reflections-archive/

Eight Precept Ceremony
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At the beginning of the annual three month Rains Retreat, some of Ajahn Anan’s devoted lay disciples asked to take the eight precepts from him via Zoom. This is a recording of the ceremony, along with a short Dhamma talk on the benefits of keeping this level of Sila, and Ajahn’s own experiences with them as a layman. Lastly, Ajahn Anan and the Sangha give a blessing.

Against the Grain—Beginning the Monastic Rains Retreat
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Just before the monastic community began the ceremony for determining to spend the three months of the annual Rains Retreat at Wat Marp Jan, Ajahn Anan gave this Dhamma talk on the Duthangas —practices that go against and steadily wear away at the defilements. Among them are the practices of eating all one’s food in one bowl, eating only the food offered on alms round, and not lying down.

Asalha Puja 2020 Talk
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Asalha Puja commemorates the first teaching of the Buddha.

One can watch the replay of the entire Wat Marp Jan ceremony here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiRJ-q_VpVk

Knowing the Body to Transcend the Body
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In this talk, Ajahn Anan speaks about how to use the first foundation of mindfulness, mindfulness of the body, in order to calm and then direct the mind towards seeing through form. Such practice prepares one for physical difficulties and illness that are inevitable in life.

If you would like to join Ajahn Anan and the Wat Marp Jan Community online for daily chanting, meditation, and a translated Dhamma talk every day from 7-9 p.m. Indochina Time (Bangkok, GMT + 7), you can send an email to wmjdhamma@gmail.com for the link.

Asalha Puja Ceremony Chant
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This chant, in English, is for the day of Asalha Puja, July 5, the full moon day (2020). Asalha Puja commemorates the first teaching of the Buddha, The Discourse of Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion, the Dhamma-cakkappavattana Sutta.

One can watch the replay of the entire Wat Marp Jan Asalha Puja ceremony here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiRJ-q_VpVk

This Sutta is found on pages 96-108 of the Wat Marp Jan chanting book, found here: https://watmarpjan.org/en/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/Wat-Marp-Jan-English-Chanting-Book-2562-Edition.pdf.

On this day the Buddha taught the group of five ascetics, and Anya Kondanya became the first disciple to see the Dhamma.

The Virtues and Conduct of the Awakened One
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In this videoconference talk from 3 July 2020, Ajahn Anan discusses the great compassion of the Buddha, the limitless virtues of the Buddha, how the Buddha went to go give the first teaching, the conduct of a Buddha, and a typical day in the life of the Buddha.

Note: One can read talk transcripts, including Q and A, here: https://watmarpjan.org/en/dhamma-reflections/reflections-archive/

The Path to the Bodhi Tree
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After speaking about how the Buddha used mindfulness of breathing to cultivate insight on the night of his awakening, Ajahn Anan goes on to expound the path of practice from its most basic insight into the benefits of giving to its highest of emptiness.

If you would like to join Ajahn Anan and the Wat Marp Jan Community online for daily chanting, meditation, and a translated Dhamma talk every day from 7-9 p.m. Indochina Time (Bangkok, GMT + 7), you can send an email to wmjdhamma@gmail.com for the link.

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