Too Many Talks? -Start with this 10 Day Retreat Video Listing
10 Day Retreat video playlist with Bhante Vimalaramsi
People say there are too many videos and not sure where to start.
This is a group of talks that Bhante does over a 10 day retreat. If you want to follow along on an actual retreat just watch a video a day as you meditate.
10 Day Retreat video playlist with Delson Armstrong
Day 1: Assigned video: Introduction for Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM)
Day 2: Recommended video: MN 107 Ganaka Moggalana Sutta
Day 3: Assigned video: MN 111 One by One - the Jhanas lead to Nibbana, In this Sutta Sariputta explains the Jhana (s and the full path leading to Nibbana and awakening. described as "Ariya" jhanas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-qbPxD1NBA
Day 4: Assigned video: The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta and the four foundations of mindfulness. Delson defines the aggregates and explains how they are experienced with instructions on how to incorporate in practice.
Day 5: Assigned video: MN 18, Honey Ball Sutta - Proliferation, Delson explains mental proliferation or conceptual elaboration, and refers to conceptualization of the world with examples relating to practice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvkDipkCvZ4&list=PL3sECDBQqxlETks0VHJZKlv1sWm12do9I&index=2
Day 6: Assigned video: Mahaniddana Sutta, The Great Discourse on Origination - Part 1. The Buddha then explains in reverse order going back only to mind-and-body and consciousness
Day 7: Majjhima Nikaya 7: "The Simile of the Cloth" The 16 types of defilements
Delson gets into the detail of the defilements of consciousness, of the mind or mind-set.
Day 8: MN 117 Mahacattarisaka Sutta, The Noble Eight Fold Path. Delson elaborates on the Inter-relationships and interdependencies within the path.
Day 9: AN 10.2 'After the Retreat' How to live in the Dhamma in daily life