Dharma Talks


There is almost universal understanding of the Buddha's teaching on Karma. It is confused with guilt and blame from a shallow understanding of Christianity. The Buddha referred to Karma as "The Light of the World" because it is helps one understand how to act to create a more happy and loving life. The very word "Karma" is misunderstood - robert Beatty 

Sunday, April 17, 2016 Duration: 2:04:14 Type: video
Karma Vipaka - Audio

Robert Beatty

Sunday, April 17, 2016 Duration: 54:25 Type: audio
Doyle Banks Sunday, April 10, 2016 Duration: 1:59:47 Type: video
Easter and the Buddha: Death and Rebirth

Jesus died on the cross and "rose from the dead". Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi Tree with the intention either to wake up or die. The Buddha got up from under the tree. These great myths lie at the heart of spiritual awakening. Every tradition has its story of transcending death. - Robert Beatty

Sunday, March 27, 2016 Duration: 2:11:47 Type: video
The Buddha's Eightfold Path

Kate Staples

Sunday, March 20, 2016 Duration: 2:00:44 Type: video
Politics and the Dharma in Polarized Times

Dharma Talk in the last third of this recording. - Robert Beatty


Sunday, March 13, 2016 Duration: 2:15:50 Type: video
Immigration, "My Land"

A Dharma reflection upon genocide and battles for ownership. - Robert Beatty

Sunday, March 6, 2016 Duration: 1:58:19 Type: video

Robert Beatty

Sunday, February 28, 2016 Duration: 2:06:47 Type: video
Welcome to Our New Teachers

Ceremony marking the culmination of the Dharma Leaders group training. - Robert Beatty

Sunday, February 21, 2016 Duration: 2:13:10 Type: video
Love - What Else?

Valentines Day - Robert Beatty

Sunday, February 14, 2016 Duration: 2:16:59 Type: video
Compassion: The Sensitive Heart's Natural Trembling

Robert Beatty

Sunday, January 31, 2016 Duration: 2:21:49 Type: video
Inner Thoughts

Robert Beatty

Sunday, January 10, 2016 Duration: 2:12:20 Type: video
Frank Leder: Compassion: German Responses to Refugees

Frank Leder is with his wife the founder of the TouchLife school of massage in Germany. He is also a teacher in the Dharma lineage of Ruth Denison

Sunday, December 20, 2015 Duration: 1:53:43 Type: video
Q and A , "The Leftovers", Love and Death

Robert Beatty Meditation

Sunday, December 6, 2015 Duration: 2:15:45 Type: video
Wise Speech and NVC

Doyle Banks

Sunday, November 29, 2015 Duration: 2:07:57 Type: video

One day after the Paris attacks there were four men on the street in front of PIMC shouting hate filled slogans. The planned talk was to be about religious fundamentalism, fanaticism, terrorism and the necessity of the precepts. - Robert Beatty

Sunday, November 15, 2015 Duration: 2:11:57 Type: video
Four Noble Truths

Robert Beatty

Sunday, November 8, 2015 Duration: 2:09:49 Type: video
Anxiety with Adrian Dyck

Adrian Dyck of Vancouver BC, a member of Robert's teacher training program, speaks about anxiety. - Robert Beatty

Sunday, November 1, 2015 Duration: 2:05:34 Type: video
Healthy Attachment and The Buddhist View of Non-Self

Robert Beatty and Larry Thornton Jones have been friends and colleagues for more than 30 years. In this recorded conversation they discuss the relationship between the "healthy attachment" of Western psychology and the teachings of "non-self" or Anatta of Buddhism

Friday, October 30, 2015 Duration: 1:57:03 Type: video
Guided Meditations

Robert Beatty

Sunday, October 25, 2015 Duration: 2:08:54 Type: video