Ajahn Brahmali is the guest on this episode to talk about how and why Secular Buddhism misrepresents the original teachings of the Buddha. This discussion goes in to some depth about the importance of understanding the place of karma and rebirth in the Buddha's teachings, and how our views impact upon the way that we act, including upon our practice. There is also discussion about the role of mindfulness in Secular Buddhism, and how mindfulness is a good thing, but also, how we cannot practice Buddhism fully without other important factors of the Eightfold Path.
Links from this episode:
- Events coming up with Ajahn Brahmali (including his upcoming tours)
- Support the Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Treasure Mountain Podcast links:
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We are blessed to be able to listen and learn from monks like Ajahn Brahmali who have come to Buddhism with an open mind and explore original teachings of the Buddha through comparative studies.
Monday Nov 14, 2022
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