Rains Retreat teachings from 12th July to 1st October 1995. Teachings given by the abbot Ajahn Brahm at Bodhinyana Monastery in Serpentine (southeast of Perth, Western Australia). The main audience was the Sangha.

Track 1/11 | The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta | 12th July 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 2/11 | The Upanisa Sutta | 17th July 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 3/11 | Preliminary Steps for Jhana | 24th July 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 4/11 | The Five Hindrances | 31st July 1995 | Ajahn Brahm
Five hindrances:
1. Desire for Sensing
2. Aversion and Ill-Will
3. Lethargy and Laziness
4. Restlessness and Regret
5. Doubt and Uncertainty

Track 5/11 | The Simile of the Raft | 15th August 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 6/11 | The Anapanasati Sutta | 21st August 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 7/11 | Attachment to Dukkha | 28th August 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 8/11 | Fighting Kilesas (Mental Defilements) | 11th September 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

Track 9/11 | Sati – Two Aspects of Mindfulness | 18th September 1995 | Ajahn Brahm

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