Freedom Within Volume 1.1-2
Publisher: Samadhikusala Foundation and Nirodha Retreats Worldwide
Total price: Free
Freedom Within consists of the "Teachings of Bhanté Samadhikusala Bhikkhu" and includes talks given by Bhanté Samadhikusala to his students on the 9th, 15th and 16th August 2020. The Dhamma talks were given to senior and regular practitioners at the Nirodha City Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and to beginners from the United Kingdom. The first talk discusses the Dhammapada stanza that asserts the power of oneself in creating and producing evil or unwholesome states that ultimately lead to one's destruction. The second talk discusses the Dhammapada stanza that asserts the importance of viewing the world as a bubble or mirage to protect oneself from the dangers of samsara. These talks are transcribed and edited to benefit readers around the world with Bhanté Samadhikusala's clear and direct teachings that have a tremendous impact on the spiritual journey of his students and followers.
Bhanté Samadhikusalo's Meditation and Dhamma classes to groups in U.K., U.S.A, Sri Lanka, and Europe are transcribed and put into this book format. Attendees of these classes include yogis who are beginners, intermediate and long time practitioners of the Nirodha groups and the talks given in one month are summarized into a single volume. The book provides a glimpse into the type of teaching that is experienced live in these classes.