Letting Go

12 July 2020Adapted from Ajahn Amaro’s talkWritten by Dd Lee Kok Cheng Letting Go in a Balanced Way Letting go in essence is the very heart of the Buddha’s teaching. The Buddha taught the Four Noble Truths and the four truths are a kind of medical diagnosis. The disease is the symptom, experienced in the …

Dhamma fighting

5 July 2020Adapted from Ajahn Chah’s talkWritten by Dd Lee Kok Cheng Dhamma Fighting Fight greed, fight aversion, fight delusion. These are the enemies. In the practice taught by the Buddha, we fight these enemies with Dhamma using patience and endurance. We fight by resisting our countless moods. Where there are defilements, there are those …

Living in the World

7 June 2020 Adapted from Ajahn Chah’s talk Written by Dd Lee Kok Cheng Living in the World Most people still don’t know the essence of meditation practice.  They think that walking meditation, sitting meditation, and listening to Dhamma talks are the practice.  These are only the outer forms of practice.  The real practice takes …

Am I Meditating Correctly?

31 May 2020 Adapted from Ajahn Sona’s talk Written by Dd Lee Kok Cheng Am I Meditating Correctly? What is the relationship between the breath and especially in the Samādhi form and Vipassanā, contemplative practice?  These days, mostly we will encounter many courses and schools exclusively promoting the Vipassanā practice.  They use breath meditation and …