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Dharma Talks
2015-03-24 Thinning the Self - Practicing with Anatta (Not-Self) 60:53
  Donald Rothberg
After some reflections on some of the reasons why anatta (not-self) can be confusing, we explore especially how to practice with anatta: (1) opening to a sense of flow increasingly without a sense of self; (2) exploring the many ways in which there is a "thick" sense of self, both appearing in experience and sometimes hidden to immediate experience; (3) further meditative ways to "thin" the self; and (4) ways of thinning, especially as our practice deepens, the "meditative self."
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

2015-03-24 Communication, Cooperation and Respect 39:33
  Helen Stephenson
By turning inward we meet our shadows that we so easily can see outside of us and around us. Only by meeting our own shadow with love we can create integration and better social worlds. Looking at the body we can see how each part is communication, cooperating with each other.
Gaia House Insight Meditation and Yoga

2015-03-24 Brahma Vihara Day 24 Equanimity 37:33
  Heather Sundberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

2015-03-24 Challenges of Practicing Ancient Dharma in the Contemporary World 1:15:33
  Ven. Metteyya Sakyaputta
For this special Tuesday Teacher-led Sit, Ven. Metteyya will offer a talk on "Challenges of Practicing Ancient Dharma in the Contemporary World."
New York Insight Meditation Center

2015-03-23 Integrating Insights and Other A-Ha Moments in the Practice 62:58
  Heather Sundberg
This innovative talk describes the process and advanced practice of Integrating our Insights, including types of insight, what the mind does immediately after an insight, teasing apart the clinging & the natural impulse to integrate insight, how to test the insight, how to include & purify 'the clinging that remains', and learning to live the insight.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

2015-03-23 Not Knowing 48:10
  Yanai Postelnik
Gaia House Insight Meditation and Yoga

2015-03-23 Brahma Vihara Day 23 Equanimity 41:09
  Donald Rothberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

2015-03-23 Morning Instruction Day 22 2:02
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

2015-03-22 Cultivating the Heart of Inclusivity 58:02
  Sylvia Boorstein
The talk includes the three most important phrases in the Metta Sutta.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

2015-03-22 Understanding Detachment 37:46
  Helen Stephenson
To practice detachment we have to understand the outward looking pleasure seeking and the inward looking nature of our mind. By moving into the body we can find joy and peace.
Gaia House Insight Meditation and Yoga

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