The Samadhi Podcast

"The Key to Happy, Healthy & Loving Relationships"

Meditation & Buddhism | Self Improvement | Personal Growth | Motivation

In this episode, Dassetu talks about love and attachment, and the key to happy, healthy and loving relationships from a Buddhist perspective. For a lot of us, if someone was to ask us “what would make your relationship with your partner better?” our answer would be something that our partner should do differently. It may even be a whole list that we have prepared. But as we venture on the path of meditation and self-inquiry, we realise that, as with everything, our relationships are subjective and the happiness, joy and love we seek must come from within. By bringing love and joy to the world and avoiding the extremes of aversion and craving, we can have happy, healthy and loving relationships with everyone we meet.

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David Johnson (Dassetu)

David Johnson (Dassetu)

David (also known as Dassetu, a Pali term simply meaning ‘one who points out or shows’) is an experienced contemplative, meditator & meditation guide who has studied the mind, meditation, and Buddhism for several years. He is the Founder of Samadhi. In his own practise and teachings, David focusses on the core themes of Early Buddhism and emphasises the practices of Shamatha (meditative quiescence), and it’s union with Vipassana on the Four Applications of Mindfulness and the Four Immeasurables – which presents a direct path leading to the realisation of our deepest nature and the potentials of consciousness, and closely follows how the Buddha himself attained enlightenment. He considers himself to be the fortunate student of many teachers, including his root lama, Lama Alan Wallace, Drub-la Tsampa Karma, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche, Gyatrul Rinpoche, Chamtrul Rinpoche, and Zopa Rinpoche, Dhammachariya Paññadipa (Michael Kewley) and Bhikkhu Kakmuk

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Overcoming Anxiety with Mind, Body & Breath

Join us for a seminar on overcoming anxiety using the natural abilities of the mind, body and breath. 

Join us for a seminar on overcoming anxiety using the natural abilities of the mind, body and breath. 

By using ancient meditation techniques we can learn to control the mind, let go of the inner causes of anxiety and worry, and start to live in the present moment with a calm, and happy mind.

The session will consist of an inspiring talk on overcoming anxiety, guided meditations, and a chance to ask any questions.