Dharma Talks by Leigh Brasington

Jhānas   Dependent Origination   Body Scan   Not-Self   Right View   Satipatthana

  1. Complete set of Retreat Instructions and Dhamma Talks, November 2020
      These same talks are also hosted at Dharma Seed
  2. Talks from a retreat with Tri-State Dharma in August 2019
  3. Talks at Dharma Seed (the best talks are from 2010 and later)
  4. Talks at London Insight Meditation talks from a day long retreat 9/2015 Introducing the Jhānas
(search for my name if you don't
 immediately see my talks)
TitleDate GivenLengthSizeWhere Given
  5. Link to talks at the Audio Dharma web site
Dependent Origination18 Feb, 200158:5013.4 MBIMC (see above)
Anicca (Impermanence)7 Mar, 200443:27  7.5 MBIMC
Right View13 Nov, 2004 (7 talks)Sati Center
Illusions13 Aug, 200643:127.4 MBIMC
Satipatthana Practices3 Feb, 2007(4 talks)Sati Center
  6. GuidedMeditation at the Audio Dharma web site
Guided Sweeping Meditation3 Feb, 20078.1 MBSati Center
  7. Links to talks on this web site (please Right-Click & Save)
Guided Sweeping Meditation8 Nov, 202056:2151.6 MBDharma Zephyr
Not-Self 29 Jun. 201054:016.7 MBSanta Fe Sangha
Introduction to Dependent Origination18 Feb, 200158:5013.4 MBIMC - old talk,
better to listen to
the Dharma Seed
talks above
  8. Talks given at Portland Insight Meditation Center
Instructions for Jhāna 17 Aug 201035:38PIMC
Jhāna 1: Q&A7 Aug 201022:08PIMC
Jhānas 1-47 Aug 201058:23PIMC
Jhānas 5-8 & 97 Aug 201050:46PIMC
  9. A Talk in celebration of Vesak
The Story of the Buddha's Awakening25 May 201319:434.7 MBBCBS
  10. Links to talks from a 2 day retreat in The Netherlands, October, 2013
  11. Zip File of talks from a 2 week retreat in Germany, November, 2013, 1.3GB (huge)
  12. Links to talks from a 7 Day retreat co-taught with Gil Fronsdal, January, 2014
  13. Links to talks from a 2 Week retreat at Cloud Mountain, August, 2014
  14. Links to talks from a 10 day retreat at Southern Dharma, Sept, 2014
  15. Video of a talk on the Jhānas given at the University of Virginia

There are also a few sutta readings that I have done at the Sutta Readings website.

Interviews of Leigh Brasington

Guru Viking Poscasts - video and audio-only recordings:
Ep18: Leigh Brasington – The Jhanas – Guru Viking Interviews
Ep110: Case Study of Ecstatic Meditation – Leigh Brasington, Shinzen Young, Chelsey Fasano, & Dr Jay Sanguinetti

ABC News anchor Dan Harris, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller 10% Happier, interviewed me for his podcast; it can be found here -- or 10% Happier with Dan Harris: #10 - Leigh Brasington

Interviews with Stephanie Nash:
Podcast: Leigh Brasington interviewed on The Jhānas, 10 December, 2006.

Videos: Stephanie Nash interviews Leigh Brasington about the Jhānas, August, 2009
Several short YouTube videos on what jhānas are, and how one works with them in one's practice.

Video: Leigh Brasington interviewed about Dependent Origination, 29 Jan, 2016
Youtube Video 8:25

Video: Leigh Brasington interviewed about Self Retreat & Story Telling, 29 Jan, 2016
Youtube Video 7:23

Video Interview with Willoughby Britton of the Cheetah House:
Leigh Brasington on the Dark Night   7 Jan, 2013   39:30

Interviews with Ted Meissner of the Secular Buddhist website:
Podcast: Leigh Brasington on the Jhānas   27 March, 2013
Podcast: Right Concentration: A Practical Guide to the Jhānas, 4 Nov, 2015

University of Virginia Contemplative Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA
Video: Jhānas - Buddhist Meditative Absorptions in Modern Times, 29 Sept, 2014
Youtube Video 1:22:30

Google+ Hangout Interview
Video: Interview with Leigh Brasington, 25 July, 2016
Youtube Video 1:06:30

Discussions with Michael Taft at Deconstructing Yourself
Podcast: The Jhānas 4 February, 2018
Podcast: Dependent Origination 29 April, 2018

Interview with Ian White Maher at Sit Breathe Bow
Podcast: Exploring the jhanas and Right Concentration August, 2018

Interview with Todd Scholl at Teachers Aligned
Podcast: On Meditation January 31, 2020

Interview with Juliette Lee at The Awakened Leader
Podcast: On Meditation December 1, 2020

Interview with Nathan Thompson at Escaping Samsara
Podcast: Deep Dive into Buddhist Meditation | Part 1 & Dharma Geekery | Part 2 January 29, 2021

All Youtube interviews and Teachings with Leigh Brasington

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