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This is my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time from June 14, 2017. This talk is on Karma and Rebirth.

A related article is here: Karma and Rebirth

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

An audio only version of this video is available at my podcast archive: https://crossrivermeditation.com/podcast/

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Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from June 13, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is the third of four classes on the wisdom of developing restraint.

A related article is here: Wisdom of Restraint

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation at CrossRiverMeditation.com.

Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from June 10, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Upajjatthana Sutta.

In this sutta the Buddha teaches the five subjects to contemplate to develop the Eightfold Path.

A related article is here: Upajjatthana Sutta

 

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation. Thank You. Peace

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 30, 2017. 

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the wisdom of developing restraint. This talk is the second of a series on this topic.

A related article is here: Wisdom Of Restraint

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from June 3, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Malunkyavada Sutta.

 

In this sutta the Buddha teaches Malunkyaputta to not lose focus from seeking answers to inappropriate questions - questions that only distract from the purpose of the Dhamma.

A related article is here: The Malunkyavada Sutta

An audio only version of this video is available at my Podcast: https://crossrivermeditation.com/cross-river-meditation-center-podcast/

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 30, 2017.

Following a thirty-minute meditation session, my Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the wisdom of developing restraint.

A related article is here: Wisdom Of Restraint

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 27, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Arahant Sutta. The Arahant Sutta is a brief and direct explanation of awakening.

A related article is here: The Arahant Sutta

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 25, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is the third of three classes on what is meant  by "Becoming" in relation to Dependent Origination.

A related article is here: Becoming Explained - Three Suttas

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time from May 24, 2017. This talk is on Dependent Origination and the meaning of becoming.

A related article is here: Becoming Explained - Three Suttas

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

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Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 23, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is the second of three classes on what is meant  by "Becoming" in relation to Dependent Origination.

A related article is here: Becoming Explained - Three Suttas

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 20, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is the first of three classes on what is meant by "Becoming" in relation to Dependent Origination.

A related article is here: Becoming Explained - Three Suttas

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation. Thank You. Peace. 

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This is talk 1 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This talk is an introduction to our retreat and a talk on the Nagara Sutta where the Buddha describes his awakening.

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation. Thank You. Peace.

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This is talk 2 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This is a recording of our sangha discussion on Dependent Origination and related topics..

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

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This is talk 3 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This talk is on The Phena Sutta.

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

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This is talk 4 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This talk is on The Four Noble Truths.

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

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This is talk 5 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This talk is on the Anatta-Lakkhana Sutta.

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

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This is talk 6 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This talk is on the Fire Discourse.

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

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This is talk 7 from our Spring 2017 Retreat. This talk is on the Kaccayanagotta and Bhava Sutta .

Our Fall 2017 will be from October 19 to October 22. Information is at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

A single playlist is here: 2017 Spring Retreat Dhamma Talks

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 19, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Chavalata Sutta, a sutta on Right Intention.

A Related Article is here:  Chavalata Sutta

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time from May 17, 2017. This talk is on stress arising from Dhamma practice.

A related article is here: When Dhamma Practice is Stressful

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 16, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Cula-Saccaka Sutta. In this sutta the Buddha debates Saccaka, a Jain proponent.

A Related Article is here: The Cula-Saccaka Sutta

Here is the archive for all of John's Dhamma articles and talks: Dhamma Article and Talk Archive

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time. This talk was recorded on May 10, 2017. This talk is my second of two talks on the maintenance of the Buddha’s teachings in the second book of the Pali Canon - the Sutta Pitaka.

A related article is here: The Pali Canon

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 9, 2017.

My Dhamma talk is the first of two talks on the  Pali Canon and the authentic preservation of the Buddha’s direct teachings in the second book of the Canon - the Sutta Pitaka.

A Related Article is here: The Pali Canon

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from May 6, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the 4 levels of meditative absorption know as Jhanas.

A related article is here: Jhanas

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on May 4, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Sallattha Sutta, the sutta on the two arrows.

A Related Article is here:  Sallattha Sutta

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on May 2, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the wisdom of Right Intention. A Related Article is here: Wisdom and Right Intention

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from April 29, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Samadhi Sutta where the Buddha teaches the purpose of Shamatha-Vipassana meditation to develop profound concentration.

A related article is here: The Samadhi Sutta

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 27, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Yasa Sutta. In the Yasa Sutta the Buddha teaches how to develop wise associations and seclusion and to be free of entanglements.

A Related Article is here: Yasa Sutta

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time. This talk is on Dependent Origination and Five Clinging-Aggregates.

A related article is here: Dependent Origination and Five Clinging-Aggregates

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 25, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the Nagara Sutta. In this remarkable sutta the Buddha describes his awakening in relation to Dependent Origination. A Related Article is here: The Nagara Sutta

If you find benefit from this recording please consider a donation at https://crossrivermeditation.com/

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from April 22, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Dhamma of Mindfulness the Buddha taught and the two specific applications of mindfulness.

A related article is here: Dhamma of Mindfulness

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation at CrossRiverMeditation.com. Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 20, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Sabbasava Sutta. In the Sabbasava Sutta the Buddha teaches the ending of mental fermentations through appropriate, or refined mindfulness.

A Related Article is here: Sabbasava Sutta

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation at CrossRiverMeditation.com. Thank You. Peace.

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time. This talk was recorded on April 19, 2017. This talk is on the Karma and Rebirth, often misunderstood key concepts of the Buddha’s teachings. 

A related article is here: Karma and Rebirth

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation at CrossRiverMeditation.com. Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 18, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the Seven Factors the Buddha taught to cultivate and develop the qualities necessary for awakening.

A Related Article is here: Seven Factors of Enlightenment

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from April 15, 2017. Following a thirty-minute Shamatha-Vipassana Meditation, my Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on dispassion and developing freedom from the demands of craving and desire.

A related article is here: Dispassion - Freedom From Desire

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 13, 2017.

Following a twenty minute meditation, my Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the Vitakkasanthana Sutta — the sutta on the relaxation of thoughts. In this sutta the Buddha teaches that the refined mindfulness developed through the Eightfold Path brings a relaxed and peaceful quality of mind.

A Related Article is here: Vitakkasanthana Sutta

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 11, 2017.

Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the Phena Sutta. The Phena Sutta likens ignorance and The Five Clinging Aggregates to foam on the water and is another teaching on emptiness as the Buddha taught emptiness - to be empty of ignorance.

A Related Article is here: Phena Sutta

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This a recording of the afternoon Dhamma talk from our one-day retreat at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 9, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Bahiya Sutta.

A related article is here: Bahiya Sutta

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This a recording of the Morning Dhamma talk from our one-day retreat at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 9, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the meaning of Right Intention in developing emptiness of clinging.

A related article is here: Right Intention - Emptiness of Clinging

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation at CrossRiverMeditation.com. Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from April 8, 2017. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Kaccayanagotta sutta. In this sutta the Buddha teaches the middle way of the Eightfold Path and understanding Dependent Origination to develop a profound experience of emptiness.

A related article is here: The Kaccayanagotta Sutta

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation at CrossRiverMeditation.com. Thank You. Peace.

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This a recording of our Thursday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 6, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the Maha-Sunatta Sutta, the greater discourse on emptiness. This is the second of three talks on emptiness as the Buddha taught emptiness - to empty one’s self of ignorance of Four Noble Truths.

A Related Article is here: Shunyata - Three Discourse on Emptiness

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time. This talk is on the Culavedalla Sutta. The Culavedalla Sutta is a teaching presented by the nun Dhammadinna to her former husband, also a member of the Sangha. 

A related article is here: The Culavedalla Sutta

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on April 4, 2017.

My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion on the Cula-Sunatta Sutta, the shorter discourse on emptiness. This is the first of three talks on emptiness as the Buddha taught emptiness - to empty one’s self of ignorance of Four Noble Truths.

A Related Article is here: Shunyata - Three Discourse on Emptiness

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation. Thank You. Peace.

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his a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey from April 1, 2017. Following a thirty-minute Shamatha-Vipassana Meditation, my Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Meghiya sutta. The Meghiya Sutta teaches the five qualities to develop to remain focused on the dhamma.

A related article is here: The Meghiya Sutta

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is the Bhaddekaratta Sutta, the sutta on developing an auspicious day.

This talk was recorded on March 28, 2017. A Video of this class is on my Video Archive page and on my Youtube channel.

A related article is here: Bhaddekaratta Sutta

If you find benefit from this talk, please consider a donation. Thank You. Peace.

 

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This a recording of a Dhamma talk and sangha discussion the Alagaddupama Sutta, the Water Snake Sutta. This was recorded at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on March 25, 2017.  The Alagaddupama Sutta teaches how attempting to adapt the clear and direct teachings of the Buddha to fit conditioned confused views can only bring more confusion, deluded thinking and suffering.

A related article is here: The Alagaddupama Sutta

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of a Dhamma talk on Paradox and the Dhamma. This was recorded in Upper Black Eddy, PA, on March 22, 2017. 

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Tuesday evening Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey. My Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is the Assutava Sutta. In this sutta the Buddha teaches the relationship between Dependent origination and The Five Clinging Aggregates.

This talk was recorded on March 21, 2017. A Video of this class is on my Video Archive page and on my Youtube channel.

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This a recording of our Saturday Morning Dhamma class at Cross River Meditation Center in Frenchtown, New Jersey on March 11, 2017. Following a thirty-minute Shamatha-Vipassana Meditation, my Dhamma talk and our Sangha discussion is on the Sallatha Sutta, the sutta on the two arrows. The Sallatha Sutta is a key teaching as it clearly explains what for many is a confusing aspect of the Dhamma.

A related article is here: The Sallatha Sutta

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com. If you find benefit from this talk please consider a donation.

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This is a recording of my Wednesday Dhamma talk streamed live every Wednesday at 12 noon eastern US time. This talk is on the Sambodhi Sutta - the sutta on the Wings to Self-Awakening.  A related article is here: https://crossrivermeditation.com/the-sambodhi-sutta-the-wings-of-self-awakening/

Related articles by John Haspel to all Dhamma talks are at CrossRiverMeditation.com.

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