Useful links


Dharma talks in the Insight Meditation tradition:

Dharma Seed

Audio Dharma

Talks given by Jill on Dharmaseed:

Translations of the Buddha’s teachings:

Access to Insight

Sutta Central – suttas translated into many languages besides English

Dharmafarer – suttas with commentary by Piya Tan

On-line Buddhist studies:

Online courses focusing on the integration of study and practice from various Buddhist traditions

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies – Barre, Massachusetts

Integrating the fruits of retreat practice into your daily life:

A six week online course specifically designed to bring your retreat back home
In this six week, online course, meditation teachers Oren J. Sofer and Jaya Rudgard offer in-depth training to nourish the insights and learnings from a retreat. Through practical, down-to-earth videos, practices, and readings, you’ll learn versatile tools to bring the teachings into your life.

Awakening Joy
An internationally recognized Internet course created by noted teacher and author, James Baraz. The course is designed to awaken joy through an exciting curriculum of principles and practices that incline the mind toward well-being, happiness and ease:

Buddhanet Buddhist studies

A glossary of Buddhist terms:

One Hundred Days of Loving-Kindness (metta)
A blog by Bodhipaksa, as he and his on-line community undertook one hundred days of brahma vihara practice ie kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity:

Directories of Buddhist organisations:



Western Buddhist sanghas/communities:

Insight Aotearoa
An online newsletter dedicated to supporting individuals and communities in Aotearoa
New Zealand who practice insight meditation:>

Aotearoa Buddhist Education Trust
A charity through which funds are raised to bring Buddhist teachers to New Zealand, primarily from the Insight Meditation tradition:

Sydney Insight Meditators
Supporting the opportunity for regular insight meditation practice through several
affiliated local meditation groups (Sanghas):