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Dharma Talks
2007-11-14 Who Am I? 51:31
  Mark Coleman
What is the nature of the self? What did the Buddha teach about the self - the suffering that arises from our misperceptions about who we are and the freedom that comes from understanding our true nature.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Enneagram in Insight Meditation Practice

2007-11-14 The Transformative Process In Engaged Practice 43:01
  Donald Rothberg
It is helpful to identify four broad phases of transformation, whether in the context of intensive meditation practice, everyday life, or engaged practice in the world: (1) building resources (perspectives, tools, methods, the ethical “container”); (2) opening to and honoring our suffering; (3) coming to see in a new way; and (4) the integrative work of stabilizing, grounding, and expressing our insights and learning as we go forth into the world.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Path of Engagement, Retreat 2

2007-11-13 Awakening the Heart: The role of trust and devotion in meditation practice 48:30
  Thanissara
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley

2007-11-13 Thoughts Without Suffering 57:34
  Myoshin Kelley
This talk explores some of the ways we get entangled with thought and how to have a wise relationship with this natural function of mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2007 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2007-11-12 Compassion 46:28
  Adrianne Ross
Compassion as a verb. Blocks to compassion and ways through.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Path of Engagement, Retreat 2

2007-11-12 Working With Difficult Emotions 61:10
  Guy Armstrong
Emotions are expressed through a mood, body sensation, and thoughts. Mindfulness of these aspects is illustrated in the talk for desire, anger, sadness, and fear.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2007-11-12 The Four Noble Truths & The Enneagram 55:55
  Mark Coleman
This talk elucidates the Buddha's teaching as the 4 Noble Truths and how the teachings of the Enneagram also impact self understanding when seen in the context of mindfulness practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Enneagram in Insight Meditation Practice

2007-11-12 Practicing Pause 61:42
  Paul Haller
Discovering the practice of pausing and letting the Dharma speak.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2007-11-11 What Is Wisdom All About? 48:43
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk address the experience of wisdom as understanding the noble truths and the law of karma which results in a mind/heart that has replaced greed, hatred, and cruelty with non-attachment, kindness and compassion.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2007 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2007-11-11 Leaving Your Comfort Zone 55:22
  Sharda Rogell
Conditions in our life are always changing and out of our control. We search for peace in the conditions rather than realizing peace comes from accepting that they change and ultimately, we cannot control the way things are.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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