Seclusion (viveka)
Parent topics: Progress of insight, Right Concentration
28 excerpts, 1:47:30 total duration

All excerpts (28) Questions about (9) Answers involving (13) Stories (9) Readings (1)

Abhayagiri Monastic Retreat 2013, Session 3Ajahn Pasanno – Nov. 25, 2013

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14. “Could you please expand on compassionate seclusion in interactive daily life (both on and off retreat)?” [Seclusion] [Compassion]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 10Ajahn Pasanno – Jan. 19, 2014

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4. “What are the three kinds of seclusion? What is upadhiviveka?” [Seclusion] // [Clinging] [Self-identity view] [Aggregates] [Becoming]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 18Ajahn Pasanno – Jan. 29, 2014

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3. “In the reading there was a lot of emphasis on solitude. Here we have a lot of time for that especially right now with our Winter Retreat, but we also have a lot of responsibilities and engagement in community. How would you recommend us balancing the two or using them to help each other?” [Seclusion] [Abhayagiri] [Community] [Work] [Personality] // [Culture/Thailand] [Culture/India] [Ajahn Chah] [Unwholesome Roots] [Discernment] [Generosity] [Culture/West] [Self-identity view]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 24Ajahn Pasanno – Feb. 6, 2014

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6. “His monastery is quite loud, isn't it?” [Ajahn Dune] [Wat Burapha] [Seclusion]


Jhāna: A Practical Approach, Session 3Ajahn Pasanno – Oct. 10, 2015

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3. “In the jhāna formula, in what sense is the word 'seclusion' used?” [Seclusion] [Jhāna] // [Hindrances]


The Teaching and the Training, Session 8Ajahn Pasanno – Mar. 26, 2018

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3. “Will practice as a group help us in solitude?” [Seclusion] [Meditation/General advice] [Community] [Monastic life] [Saṅgha]


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4. “How do we balance solitude and communal aspects of practice?” [Seclusion] [Community] [Meditation/General advice] [Monastic life] [Saṅgha] // [Ajahn Pasanno]


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17. “Abhayagiri's daily and yearly schedule provide a good balance of individual and communal practice. How did this happen?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Karuṇadhammo. [Abhayagiri] [Ajahn Pasanno] [Ajahn Amaro] [Seclusion] [Monastic life] [Saṅgha] // [History/Western Buddhist monasticism]


Love, Attachment, and Friendship, Session 3Ajahn Pasanno – Oct. 12, 2019

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5. “Is there a sutta about preferring the [forest] to the village, and then the bare earth, becoming more and more simple?” [Sutta] [Seclusion] [Simplicity] // [Emptiness] [Elements] [Relinquishment] [Generosity] [Goodwill]

Sutta: MN 121: The Lesser Discourse on Emptiness