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Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2017-01-01 (31 days) Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2017-01-02 Practicing for the New Year 2017 47:40
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Given the conflicts, wars, and divisiveness over the past year, many people ask, “How do we practice with all of this?” Taraniya offers reflections on opening to difficulty, making practical adjustments in our lives to support inner balance, and increasing our capacity to manage mindstates through understanding and wisdom.
2017-01-09 Adhiṭṭhāna Parami: Determination 53:10
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Adhiṭṭhāna parami, determination, is the driving force behind our practice. It’s like an anchor that keeps us centered and focused as the Dhamma reveals itself ... as we learn about self-view, karma, and dukkha … and it has the capacity to carry us all the way to freedom.
2017-01-30 Tweaking Our Practice 53:22
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk addresses several potential difficulties in practice – attaching to ideas about mindfulness and concentration, thinking that nothing is happening in practice, feeling half here and half not, and the tendency to “do” the practice.
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