De-cluttering your home is the latest big trend, but what caused you to accumulate so much useless stuff in the first place, and why is it so hard to let go? Our desire and attachment to material things will never really satisfy us; instead, we need to find happiness within our self. So, what mental clutter can we let go of, and what are the things that will truly ‘spark joy’?
Join Akaliko Bhikkhu for a guided mediation and learn how the Buddha’s teachings on living simply can bring contentment and peace to your life.
About the teacher
Akaliko Bhikkhu is an Australian monk in the Theravada forest tradition. Venerable Akaliko first encountered Buddhism as a teenager and spent over twenty years practising in different traditions before taking full ordination with Ajahn Brahm as his preceptor. Venerable Akaliko’s teaching brings the Buddha’s timeless wisdom to today’s problems, helping people find peace and happiness in their lives.
All Sessions by Donation (Dana) to the Buddhist Library. All donations to the Buddhist Library of $2 and over are tax deductible.
Dana is the traditional practice of generosity, the extending of one’s goodwill, which is fundamental to Buddhism and other spiritual traditions. The instructions and guidance for this course are offered without requesting a fee and it is up to individuals to determine the amount of dana they would like to offer. It can sometimes be easy to become confused when we are new to this and we wonder “how much should I give?” This is a relevant question in the material economy but an appropriate dana cannot be prescribed but requires sensitivity to its intent and awareness of the costs and expenses associated with organising a course.