Ajahn Brahm Q&A - Dealing with depression; Difference between ...

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Question and Answer session with Ajahn Brahm during the two days retreat at BSV.

Some of the questions asked are related to:
1. Depression
2. Meditation (vipassana and samatha, what the difference? or the same?)
3. Happiness, including the story about ""don't worry be grumpy""
4. Emotional skill and meditation
5. Five Aggregates
6. Transferring merits

Venerable Bhikkhu Brahmavamso Mahathera (known to most as Ajahn Brahm), born Peter Betts in London, United Kingdom on 7 August 1951, is a Theravada Buddhist monk. Currently Ajahn Brahm is the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, in Serpentine, Western Australia, the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia, Spiritual Adviser to the Buddhist Society of Victoria, Spiritual Adviser to the Buddhist Society of South Australia, Spiritual Patron of the Buddhist Fellowship in Singapore, Patron of the Brahm centre in Singapore, and Spiritual Patron of the Bodhikusuma Centre in Sydney.


Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV) aims to make available the Buddha'€™s teachings to the community, with special emphasis in the Theravada Tradition (The Way of the Elders) and to provide suitable facilities and support for monks and nuns. To find out about upcoming programs and retreats, do visit www.bsv.net.au

BSV supports Newbury Forest Monastery. Its core purpose is to support Bhikkhu and Bhikkhuni practice in a forest setting. To learn more about how you can visit and support, do visit nbm.org.au"


"If you are depressed, You are living in the past. If you are anxious, You are living in the future. If you are at peace, You are living in the present."


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