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Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

Monday and Wednesday Talks

Regular weekly talks given at the lower Spirit Rock meditation hall
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

  
2014-07-02 No Addiction to Preferences 56:32
  Sylvia Boorstein
2014-07-09 Practicing with Challenges I - Cultivating Responsiveness 61:06
  Donald Rothberg
We focus on becoming response-able (rather than reactive) as the heart of our practice, examining what responsiveness means and how we cultivate it in relationship to thought and emotions.
2014-07-14 Guided Meditation 38:33
  Tempel Smith
2014-07-14 Mindfulness of Emotion and Mental States 60:03
  Tempel Smith
Using the 3rd and 4th Foundations of Mindfulness to transform difficult emotions and support what is beautiful in the Heart and Mind.
2014-07-16 Practicing with Challenges 2 - Practicing with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions. 64:19
  Donald Rothberg
After a review of understanding our practice most generally and deeply as developing responsiveness, we examine how to practice with thoughts and emotions, including difficult ones such as those connected with the judgmental mind and anger.
2014-07-21 The 3 aspects of Mindfulness... 62:52
  Phillip Moffitt
2014-07-23 Practicing with Challenges 3 - Practicing with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions 2 62:01
  Donald Rothberg
We review the basic approach of cultivating responsiveness and working with reactivity, looking more at (1) ways of coming back to balance, (2) cultivating mindfulness, and (3) developing other skillful means with challenging thoughts and emotions. Then we explore in more depth how to practice with fear and anxiety.
2014-07-28 Generosity of the Heart... 53:03
  Mark Coleman
2014-07-30 The Stories That People Will Say About Us 59:39
  Sylvia Boorstein
About dying and living with grace.
2014-08-06 Faith in Times of Challenge 53:46
  Sylvia Boorstein
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