Questions and Answers

If you wish to submit a question about your Buddhist practice you are welcome to forward it to Please be brief and succinct; preferably two or three sentences. 

Kindly keep your enquiries to the practice of the teachings and not conceptual speculation. Responses are in audio format and last less than 15 minutes. Note, not all questions are guaranteed to receive a response.


5 minute guided 'Aligning' meditation.

10 minute guided 'Aligning' meditation.

Further talks available here.

New Moon Day, Thursday 6th June 2024

Full Moon Day, Friday 21st June 2024

Index Of All Postings
June 6, 2024
Q: Can Tension Be Used Creatively In Practice?

New Moon, Thursday, 6th June May, 2024. (approx. 11 minutes) KEYWORDS: "You often refer to tension. Can this be a creative, dynamic force, rather than misperceiving the natural tension inherent in life as a negative force. How can this energy be applied within daily life practice as a skilful means?" Affluence, weak, frustration...

June 6, 2024
Q: Ways Of Increasing Chances Of A Good Rebirth?

New Moon, Thursday, 6th June May, 2024. (approx. 9 minutes) KEYWORDS: ...what can one do to increase the chances of a good rebirth, beyond keeping good sila and a formal meditation practice. I would consider a “good” rebirth to be one in which I would be exposed to the Dhamma at an early age...

May 22, 2024
Q: How Can I Be Sure?

Full Moon, Tuesday, 22nd May, 2024. (approx. 13 minutes) KEYWORDS: "How can we know for ourselves that we are firmly on the right path of practice?" Not sure, letting go, security, relationship with desire, longing, stress, subtlety, greed renunciation,...

May 22, 2024
Q: What Challenges Does A Senior Monk Face?

Full Moon, Tuesday, 22nd May, 2024. (approx. 13 minutes) KEYWORDS: "In your view and experience, what are the challenges that a 20 or 30 vassa monk faces? And how can one train oneself in junior years to avoid such problems or challenges, or what tools can we build up to face such challenges?"...

May 7, 2024
Q: How To Stay On Track When Others Are Being Obstructive?

New Moon, Tuesday, 7th May, 2024. (approx. 9 minutes) KEYWORDS: "It can be too difficult to be around various types of individuals and at the same time be developing the brahmaviharas. How do we stay on track and generate a supportive environment for practice. This often creates conflict in my mind." Don’t be afraid of feeling pressure...

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