TeachingsMagazine | Feature
Thanissaro Bhikkhu is an American Theravada Buddhist monk trained in the Thai Forest Tradition. He currently serves as abbot of the Metta Forest Monastery in San Diego County, California and is a frequent contributor to Tricycle. His latest book is Good Heart, Good Mind: The Practice of the Ten Perfections. Thanissaro Bhikkhu’s talks, writings, and translations are all freely available at his website, dhammatalks.org.
Why the present moment isn't the goal
Working and Playing with the Breath
In this retreat, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, abbot of Metta Forest Monastery, offers instruction and guidance to develop our awareness of the breath and discover its benefits to both body and mind.
IdeasMagazine | Feature
We Are Not One
Interdependence is not what you (and many others) may think.
The Buddha’s Alternative to Acting out in Anger
Thanissaro Bhikkhu explains how to use the three fabrications—bodily, verbal, and mental—to understand and skillfully work with anger.
Skillful Approaches to Anger
Led by meditation teacher Thanissaro Bhikkhu, this dharma talk discusses how to use the Buddha’s teaching on the three fabrications (sankhara)—bodily, verbal, and mental—to break down anger and replace it with a perspective that’s more conducive…
Opinion: At War with the Dharma
Thanissaro Bhikkhu makes the case that there's never a Buddhist case for killing.
TeachingsMagazine | Dharma Talk, Teachings
The Kamma of Goodwill
It takes effort to extend goodwill to everyone, but it’s worth it.
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The Arrows of Objectification
How papanca leads to conflict
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The Clinging to End All Clinging
The cessation of suffering comes from letting go, but first you have to get a grip.
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