Podcast

Recordings of Dharma talks and meditation instruction delivered by Ven. Ryodo Yamashita available at your fingertips. You can even subscribe to the One Dharma International Podcast. May this podcast further your progress. Last Update on Jan 1st, 2021 One (1) Dharma talks from the 2018 international retreat at Deer Park has been added. Enjoy!

True Meaning of Mindfulness

December 7th, 2018, Pune, India Day 3 (the last day) of 2018 Zen and Mindfulness Retreat in Vajuradhatu In this final Dharma talk, Ven Yamashita once again lays out what mindfulness truly means. Mindfulness, an impossible attempt for our ordinary mind, and yet the Lord Buddha tasked us to do, is the bridge for usContinue reading “True Meaning of Mindfulness”

Middle Way in a New Light

December 6th, 2018, Pune, India This is the 2nd Dharma Talk given at the 2018 Mindfulness and Zen retreat at Vajradhatu, Pune, India. “The Buddha’s path is your path. Buddhism is about you, and every single one of us. So it is quite important that we understand the Prince Siddhartha’s story as our own”. ByContinue reading “Middle Way in a New Light”

Why subtle body meditation?

December 5th, 2018, Pune, India This is the introductory Dharma Talk given on the 1st day of 2018 Mindfulness and Zen retreat at Vajradhatu, Pune, India. In this talk, Ven. Yamashita explains the reason why we need subtle body meditation, which is the first part of the One Dharma Method. Subtle body meditation is anContinue reading “Why subtle body meditation?”

One Most Important Thing About You

November 29th, 2018, Bir, India Day 2 of 2018 Zen and Mindfulness Retreat at Deer Park Institute When you lose touch with this one crucial thing about you, suffering is inevitable. You mistake who you are, and get caught up in life’s misery—birth, old age, sickness, and death. Also, key teachings of Buddhism, expressed inContinue reading “One Most Important Thing About You”

A realistic strategy for mindfulness

November 28th, 2018, Bir, India Day 1 of 2018 Zen and Mindfulness Retreat at Deer Park Institute Have you ever been fascinated by mindfulness? Have you ever tried it but found it difficult to remain in that state and wondered why? If your answer is yes, this is the talk for you. Because you knowContinue reading “A realistic strategy for mindfulness”