Q: "Can You Recommend Ways Of Letting Go Of Painful Rejections?"

(approx. 11 minutes) KEYWORDS: "I have been ghosted by two close friends. They disappeared, without explanation. I emailed each 3 times requesting an open discussion and neither replied. In meditation, I offer and ask for forgiveness. Can you recommend additional ways to help let go of these painful rejections?" Commitment, framing, learn, lost, samsara, uninspected relationship with pain, Ajahn Chah, comfort, convenience, denied dukkha, meeting dukkha with interest, endurance, vector for transformation, 10 parami, framing, noble ordeal, 5 spiritual faculties, overwhelmed, stories, strategies, awakening, Ajahn Dukkha.

Q: Could You Guide Us In A Contemplation On The 5 Spiritual Faculties?

(approx. 12 minutes) KEYWORDS: "In one of your talks you ask us to contemplate on 5 spiritual faculties. You had given some ideas on faith. Could you please guide us on this too." Ajahn Chah, Ajahn Thate, indriyasamvara, hiri ottappa, basic tools, sadha, faith, fragrance, honeysuckle, floating, 3 levels of faith, viriya, energy, intensity, transformation, tedious mediocrity, interest, challenge, sati, embodied mindfulness, satipatthana sutta, gatekeeper, praise and blame, samadhi, collectedness, ceto-vimutti, discernment, mirror, self-reflective capacity, accuracy of perception, compassion, goal.

Q: Reflecting On Death_PART_02

(approx. 7 minutes) KEYWORDS: "How to really practice with the reality of our own mortality and that of others?” Sensitivity, discretion, making death ‘wrong’, failure, early in life, 3 types of dukkha: separation from the liked, association with the disliked, not getting what we want, being with someone dying, feeling uncertain, shocked, bubble burst, loss of loved ones, denied pain, Ajahn Chah, Elizabeth Kular-Ross, conscious dying, compassion.