Q: Are Contemplation And Meditation The Same Thing?

(approx. 4 minutes) Keywords: “Are contemplation and meditation the same thing?” Thai explanation, speaking with your own heart, samadhi, collectedness, vipassana, enquiry, having a car and going on a journey, proliferation, What Is Contemplation? by Ajahn Chah.

Q: When We Chant, 'May All Beings Be Happy', Does That Mean The Only Good Is Happiness?

(approx. 7 minutes) Keywords: Motivation, formal contemplations, Four Brahma Vihara: metta, karuna, mudita, upekkha, obstructions, denial, indulgence, middle way, Acrobat sutta, selfishness, expanding open-hearted awareness, benefit, conflict, anger, relevance, competence.