Q: Please Would You Explain What Is Meant By Being Born And Dying Moment By Moment

(approx. 12 minutes) KEYWORDS: Q: "I have heard according to Theravada Buddhist teachings we are born and die at every moment, and we do this continuously, not only after our final breath. Could you please explain what this means?” Dependent Origination, kamma, rebirth, willing, daring, enquiring, 5 spiritual faculties, rainbow, burdensome, quandary, careful manner, self-adoration, vulgar, self-promotion, cooperation, harmony, self-obsessed, religion, Almighty, abominably, perpetual anxiety, community of selves, atta, anatta, society, morphing.

Q: "Religion Has Been Used In A Harmful Way Over The Years. I Wonder About The Balance Between Benefit And Harm.”

(approx. 13 minutes) KEYWORDS: "Religion has been used in a very harmful way over the years and I wonder about the balance between benefit and harm.” Tool, task, transforming, wisdom, compassion, self-centred, insensitive, technology, amplification, overarching authority, accountable, fundamentalism, social media, throw the baby out with the bathwater, virtues, rituals, symbols, Dhammapada v 282, cultivation, wanes, scratching, restraint, inner resource, contentment, misuse, synthetic, anxiety, Patimokkha recitation, kusa grass, worshipping the tool, rainbow.

Q: What Helpful Daily Reflections And Practices Have You Learnt?

(approx. 12 minutes) Keywords: "What daily reflections/practices did you find helpful as a junior monk?" Devotional practices, early life conditioning, joy, faith and beliefs, enquiring, poetry, prose, commitment, Mahamangala Sutta, ‘rightly aligned’, deepening, traditions, source code, right view, true principles, mentally, emotionally, physically, responsibility, foundations, highest level, Four Noble Truths, insight, imperturbability, goal, self and not-self, atta, anatta, rainbow, multidimensional awareness, ocean, evolving, morning, reciting Pali, dedication of punnya, unapologetic, greed hatred and delusion, not reasonable.