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Pariyatti Podcasts


Various Talks

A Lifetime Doing Nothing (Story 84 excerpt)

February 25, 2023

Story 84 from 'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' by Ian McCrorie
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In her book, Educated, about growing up in a survivalist Mormon family where school was not an option and daily manual labor a necessity, Tara Westover relates how she found herself standing on a rooftop in England during a windstorm....

narrated by Ian McCrorie
2023
3 minutes 43 seconds

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'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' as a book and eBook can be found at https://store.pariyatti.org/a-lifetime-doing-nothing.

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A Lifetime Doing Nothing (Story 83 excerpt)

February 22, 2023

Story 83 from 'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' by Ian McCrorie
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Friendship. Where would we be without our friends? This is true for the homeless alcoholic who followed his friends’ lead, quit school, took to the road, lived high and free until he lost his health, his integrity, and the courage to turn his life around. And this is true for most of the titans of Silicon Valley who succeeded thanks to friends....

narrated by Ian McCrorie
2023
3 minutes 43 seconds

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'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' as a book and eBook can be found at https://store.pariyatti.org/a-lifetime-doing-nothing.

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A Lifetime Doing Nothing (Story 82 excerpt)

February 18, 2023

Story 82 from 'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' by Ian McCrorie
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An old proverb says that “as a man thinketh, so he is.” I’d like to alter this somewhat and proclaim that “as a man is conditioned, so he is.” Oft-repeated behaviors, beliefs, views, and thought patterns define who we seem to be. This we feel is carved in stone, because we feel comfortable with what is familiar....

narrated by Ian McCrorie
2023
2 minutes 26 seconds

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'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' as a book and eBook can be found at https://store.pariyatti.org/a-lifetime-doing-nothing.

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A Lifetime Doing Nothing (Story 81 excerpt)

February 15, 2023

Story 81 from 'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' by Ian McCrorie
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One time I chose to simply live in a small guesthouse on Gnat Agi Pagoda Road in Bahan Township in Burma. I would forego all travel. Across from my guesthouse was a tea shop from which I could watch all of Burma, past and present, pass by. Further down the road was a stitcher lady who would alter and repair my longyis. And behind her was a monastery where I could meditate....

narrated by Ian McCrorie
2023
2 minutes 44 seconds

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'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' as a book and eBook can be found at https://store.pariyatti.org/a-lifetime-doing-nothing.

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Pariyatti Presents... Maintaining Your Meditation Practice at Home: A Panel Discussiion

December 30, 2022

Pariyatti Presents...a panel discussion about "Maintaining Your Meditation Practice at Home: Helpful Supports and Challenges" recorded on November 13, 2022. The panel consists of meditators in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin as taught by S.N. Goenka moderated by Paul R. Fleischman. The panelists (Michal Barnea Astrog, Wayne Smith, Kory Goldberg and Marta Van Patten) share their experiences based on the questions "What helps you with your daily meditation at home?" and "What are the difficulties that you face with your meditation at home?"

Michal Barnea Astrog, Wayne Smith, Kory Goldberg and Marta Van Patten
facilitated by Paul R. Fleischman
2022
1 hour

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Pariyatti Presents... An Interview with Bill Crecelius, author of A Meditator's Handbook

December 23, 2022

This is a Pariyatti Presents... interview with Bill Crecelius, the author of A Meditator's Handbook, Vipassana teacher and practiioner of Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. The interview is followed by a 30-minute Q&A session, where he answers selected questions from the audience.

Bill Crecelius
interviewed by Marta Van Patten
2022
1 hour 29 minutes

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Get A Meditator's Handbook at Pariyatti. View the book in other langauges.

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Pariyatti Presents... An interview with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

December 16, 2022

This is a Pariyatti Presents... interview with the Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi on September 18, 2022. Ven. Bodhi discusses topics such as how he became a monk, how he started his Pāli translation work, the challenges encountered, social engagement as a monk (while running the charity Buddhist Global Relief), and right speech. The interview is followed by a 30-minute Q&A session, where he answers selected questions from the audience.

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi
interviewed by Kory Goldberg
2022
1 hour 32 minutes

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Exploring the Path with Klaus Nothnagel - Interview July 17, 2022

December 09, 2022

This is an interview with Klaus Nothnagel, Pāli teacher, author, and creator of the online Pāli courses "Exploring the Path" and "Buddhasahassanamavali."

Klaus Nothnagel
interviewed by Marta Van Patten
2022
1 hour 32 minutes

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Find the online Pali courses by Klaus at the Pariyatti Learning Center.

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Listen to a talk that Klaus gave called Deeper Aspect of Sīla. This talk aims to support the understanding of the deeper aspects of Sīla addressing the detailed definition of each precept, the underlying volition of the act to be performed, its manifestation and its results.

Find more information about Vipassana meditation visit www.dhamma.org or visit the Vipassana meditation section at Pariyatti.

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A Lifetime Doing Nothing (Story 49 excerpt)

October 30, 2022

Story 49 from 'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' by Ian McCrorie
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Doing non-doing, allowing the suffocating angst in, though insisting it must sit in the corner and not suck out all the oxygen in the room, opens up a new way of seeing and experiencing daily life. It is as if you had been suffering from severe cataracts before and now your vision is unimpaired. The clouds have dissipated. The familiar takes on subtle hues and an unfamiliar clarity, leading one to marvel in the contradiction that while everything is the same, everything is different....

narrated by Ian McCrorie
2022
3 minutes 56 seconds

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'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' as a book and eBook can be found at https://store.pariyatti.org/a-lifetime-doing-nothing.

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A Lifetime Doing Nothing (Story 48 excerpt)

October 26, 2022

Story 48 from 'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' by Ian McCrorie
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The fourth and final noble truth, the prescription for our illness, to continue the medical metaphor, is outlined in eight stages. The path (which is not, you may remember, a path but a wheel) covers everything from your behavior, your occupation, your speech, and your daily practice, right up to your thoughts and understanding. Note, however,...

narrated by Ian McCrorie
2022
3 minutes 56 seconds

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'A Lifetime Doing Nothing' as a book and eBook can be found at https://store.pariyatti.org/a-lifetime-doing-nothing.

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