Thai Forest Dhamma

in the tradition of Lungphu Mun Bhuridatto

and his western disciples

Ajahn Martin will go to Singapore for a few days in July (12th to 17th) to give Dhamma Talks and a 2-days retreat. More information here.

Visit to Kuala Lampur (Malaysia)
May 2018

Ajahn Martin was invited by Ti-Ratana Penchala Community in Kuala-Lampur (Malaysia) to give a 6-days meditation retreat (1st to 6th May 2018).

Talks (mp3)

Download the collection of talks (CD Quality) (15 talks - 694MB)

Date Title Description Duration
6 May 2018 Ask yourself – 'Why was I born?' No meaning to life?
Ask yourself – 'Why was I born?' No meaning to life? So easy to go to hell, so difficult to go to heaven How we waste our time Kilesas: the rulers of ourselves
1:33:32
6 May 2018 Who is the real CEO of our citta?
Who is the real CEO of our citta? How useful is this body? Are you ready to come out of the hamster wheel? Words are just pointers to reality
40:52
6 May 2018 Metta - Guided meditation
Guided meditation on Metta given at the end of the 6 days retreat in Kuala Lampur.
17:44
5 May 2018 So, are we ready to die!?
Silence is the most profound Dhamma So, are we ready to die!? Why are we so afraid of death? Overcoming the fear of death
1:17:25
5 May 2018 Constantly planning – but forgetting to live
It's up to you to make your life better! Comfort prevents us from hearing the heart Constantly planning – but forgetting to live
1:15:07
4 May 2018 Meditation practice – there's no puzzle to solve!
Meditation practice – there's no puzzle to solve! Thinking doesn't solve any problems Stop thinking! (Calm meditation) Striving for deliverance from dukkha
1:07:54
4 May 2018 Controlled demolition - dealing with anger
“Controlled demolition” - dealing with anger Learning to deal with fear Fear: an affair of the kilesas Learn to do investigation like the little children do Pain: a trick of a magician Avijja Become human again – become aware!
1:01:48
3 May 2018 Following our desires makes us look like zombies
Opening the gate to the deathless Meditation practice is the way to overcome good and evil We have to learn to become responsible Know what you are doing, why, and the effect it has Following our desires makes us look like zombies
1:46:15
3 May 2018 Why aren't we getting results from our meditation practice?
Why aren't we getting results from our meditation practice? Why don't we do something to get out of the 'Hamster wheel'? Without desire there is no dukkha The world becomes perfect when you make yourself a better person
1:10:56
2 May 2018 Cutting down the tree of greed and hate
The purpose of chanting Cutting down the tree of greed and hate How talking can ruin our practice Reaching the stage where thoughts and memories stop
1:14:35
2 May 2018 Training the mind is not an easy task
Training the mind is not an easy task Finding happiness requires effort 40 hours a week to maintain the body – what about the mind?
1:07:21
1 May 2018 Life is not in the past or future – it's in the present moment
Where should we look for happiness? Life is not in the past or future – it's in the present moment Constantly finding fault with others – why not with ourselves? The fault line is within us – and it constantly erupts/quakes Trust in your kamma and you don't have to worry
14:20
1 May 2018 So much entertainment that we forget our purpose in life
Take a few steps back and look at your life So much entertainment that we forget our purpose in life How do we distinguish ourselves from robots? Reflecting on our actions makes us human Does talking to a box make us human beings?
42:31
30 Apr 2018 Time is something precious – why do we need to kill it?
The Dhamma doesn't come from books – it comes from the heart! There's no one to complain about but ourselves Time is something precious – why do we need to kill it?
1:21:01
29 Apr 2018 The law of kamma – your life is in your hands
Can the Dhamma really be captured with a smartphone? Silence is the most profound Dhamma teaching The law of kamma – your life is in your hands Your life is in your hands – no one else is responsible
1:16:42

Videos

Below are the videos given during this retreat and also previous visits to Malaysia, you can click on Playlist button below.

Pictures

Pictures of Ajahn's visit can be found here.

Retreat Poster

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TitleMeditation retreat With Ajahn Martin Piyadhammo
Biography of Retreat Leader & PhotoPhoto Attached. Biography See Below.
Date & Timing Check in : 3.00 pm, Tuesday, 1stMay 2018
Check out : 2.00 pm, Sunday , 6th May 2018
Venue Address :Bodhi Park
1A, Persiaran Serai Wangi, Seksyen U12, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor , Malaysia
Observance
  • Participants are required to observe 8 precepts.

(The precept of not eating afternoon can be waived upon the teacher’s approval.)

  • All mobile communication devices are to be surrendered upon check in. 
Fee
  • Free of charge
  • You are encouraged to make donations to support the cost of the retreat. Donations of any amount is appreciated.
Register Online  : https://goo.gl/forms/1n0WbimByExfI7f53
Enquiry Contact Sis ST : 012 3313171 , Bro Kenny : 012 211 6373 ,
Bro Henry : 019 336 8396
Email :tiratanapenchala@gmail.com
Closing Date 15 April 2018 or when maximum is reached, whichever is earlier
Organiser Information Address : 21, Jalan Penchala,46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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Tel : +603-7772 3405