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2015-10-21 Awareness: Five Spiritual Faculties in Balance 64:03
  Steve Armstrong
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center Awareness

2015-10-21 Dharma Wisdom Part 2 of 3 64:02
  Sylvia Boorstein
Reviewing the faith verses of the Third Zen Patriarch
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2015-10-20 Sure Heart's Release - Part 3 : Bhavana 64:58
  Kamala Masters
The cultivation of mind/heart through the practices of samatha (concentration) and vipassana (insight) meditations
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2015-10-20 Trusting in Your Human Goodness 58:25
  Yanai Postelnik
Gaia House Embodying the Awakened Heart

2015-10-20 Death – Our Close Friend 57:59
  Ariya B. Baumann
The reflection on death helps us prepare for this unavoidable fact, makes us look at our priorities, and brings much gratitude, joy, and lightness into our life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge October 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-10-20 Morning Instructions 17:44
  Steve Armstrong
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center Awareness

2015-10-20 Questions and Answers 61:47
  Alexis Santos
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center Awareness

2015-10-19 The Spirit of Embodiment 1:11:18
  Eugene Cash
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2015-10-19 The Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness 57:05
  Sally Clough Armstrong
The Satipatthana Sutta (usually translated as the Foundations of Mindfulness) offers a complete description of the practice of mindfulness, beginning with the direct awareness of the breath and the body, progressing through mindfulness of vedana or feeling tone, to the more subtle object of the Third Foundation, mindfulness of mind states. The Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness represents the culmination of this series of practices, and can be seen as a direct pointing, again and again, to the possibility of freedom through direct awareness of where we get caught, and how to turn the mind towards liberation. This talk is an overview of the practices of the Fourth Foundation, which can be seen as both the last in the sequence of practices, and as a progression in itself. It also covers how the Fourth Foundation can be skillfully interwoven into our practice of the other foundations.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2015-10-19 Bowing to Instinct and Embracing Desire 51:54
  Leela Sarti
A gnawing sense of incompleteness underlies much of our experience. Desire is thehuman response to the discontent described in the first noble truth. Desire and human istinctual nature cannot be supressed, so what does it mean to bow down to our nature and practice in a way that truly embraces the fact that we are animals, with a hunger for life and experiences? We must learn to use desire, not be used by it, but in our practice we have to take to heart that there is more to desire than suffering. There is a yearning that is as spiritual as it is sensual and there is a drive for trancendence that is implicit in the most sensual of desires.
Gaia House Embodying the Awakened Heart

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