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.

Full Moon Day, Wednesday 22nd May 2024

New Moon Day, Thursday 6th June 2024

March 24, 2024
Q: Can You Recommend Methods For Dealing With Sensual Desires?

(approx. 14 minutes) Full Moon, Sunday, 24th March, 2024. “Can you recommend methods that we can apply in daily life to deal with sensual desires, other than (/to complement) asubha practice (non-beautiful aspect of the body) during formal meditation?” Consequences, motivation, leper, simply happy, obesity ...

March 9, 2024
Q: How To Deal With Feeling Misunderstood?

(approx. 15 minutes) New Moon, Saturday, 9th March, 2024. “Can you speak about jealousy and how I can practice to combat the envy others have in my practice? Sometimes, friends can be critical and speak in a way that is judgemental and disparaging towards me. I feel misunderstood. How can I deal with this?” Self-centred, generosity, truthfulness...

March 9, 2024
Q: A Contemplative Perspective On Compulsive Stress Eating

(approx. 15 minutes) New Moon, Saturday, 9th March, 2024. “I know from past experiences that increased food intake never genuinely makes me feel better. Might you have any advice?" Evolutionary biologists, psychologists, demonize desire, wanting, craving, wholesome desires, enemy, smoking, breaking the habit ...

March 9, 2024
Q: When Is It Appropriate To Give Others Feedback On Their Behaviour?

(approx. 14 minutes) New Moon, Saturday, 9th March, 2024. “Compulsive judging disorder: when is it appropriate to give others feedback on their behaviour?” Not an obligation, causes, education, meditation, laced, formal practice ...

March 9, 2024
Q: Learning How To Learn From Everything_PART_02

(approx. 10 minutes) New Moon, Saturday, 9th March, 2024. "It seems like most of us view dukkha as a personal attribute (my dukkha) when in fact the Teachings talk about dukkha as something that just exists (like light). Would you please say something about this.”...

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