Rains Retreat teachings from 7th August to 22nd October 1996. Teachings given by the abbot Ajahn Brahm at Bodhinyana Monastery in Serpentine (southeast of Perth, Western Australia). The main audience was the Sangha.

Track 1/10 | The Gradual Training | Ajahn Brahm

Track 2/10 | The Ways and Means into Jhana | Ajahn Brahm

Track 3/10 | Some Obstacles to Samadhi | Ajahn Brahm

Track 4/10 | The Five Spiritual Faculties | Ajahn Brahm

Track 5/10 | Anicca, Dukkha, Anatta | Ajahn Brahm

Track 6/10 | The Asavas | Ajahn Brahm

Track 7/10 | Goodbye Samsara | Ajahn Brahm

Track 8/10 | The 7 Bojjhangas | Ajahn Brahm

The 7 Bojjhangas are the seven factors of enlightenment:
1. Mindfulness
2. Keen investigation of the Dhamma – happiness automatically with right mindfulness
3. Energy
4. Happiness/ joy
5. Calm/ tranquility
6. Concentration
7. Equanimity

Track 9/10 | Investigating Dukkha | Ajahn Brahm

Track 10/10 | True Purpose of Striving | Ajahn Brahm

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