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Dharma Talks
2008-07-06 Tools of Awareness 48:49
  Martine Batchelor
A step by step presentation of awareness meditations on breath, sensations, sounds etc and how they can become tools that can help us in our daily life.
Gaia House Meditation And Study Retreat

2008-07-06 Siddhattha Gotama 60:52
  Stephen Batchelor
This is the first of a series of seven talks from the Study Retreat that interweaves reflections on Siddhattha Gotama's life, with critical interpretations of his teachings as recorded in the Pali Canon.In this first talk we sketch the early life of the Buddha.
Gaia House Meditation And Study Retreat

2008-07-05 Unprepared 68:52
  Eugene Cash
This talk was co-created with the participants of a beginners retreat at Spirit Rock. It was based on their experience and themes raised about practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation

2008-07-05 The Four Elements Practice; The Buddha As Our Role Model 61:22
  Tina Rasmussen
This talk given by Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder includes: overview of the Four Elements meditation practice; the history of the practice over the eons; the Buddha as our role model; inspiration for the practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-07-05 The Four Elements Practice; The Buddha As Our Role Model 61:22
  Stephen Snyder
This talk given by Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder includes: overview of the Four Elements meditation practice; the history of the practice over the eons; the Buddha as our role model; inspiration for the practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-07-05 Opening Talk for the Meditation and Study Retreat 38:25
  Martine Batchelor
This is the opening talk for a retreat that aims to integrate the practice of meditation with the ideas and doctrines that support and illuminate such practice. This talk also includes Stephen Batchelor.
Gaia House Meditation And Study Retreat

2008-07-04 Am I Going To Get Jhana? Talk #3 1:11:33
  Tina Rasmussen
This talk given by Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder includes: purification of mind as it's own reward; what is purification of mind?; working with hindrances; the purification of striving; holding the possibility of attainment with maturity.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-07-04 Am I Going To Get Jhana? Talk #3 1:11:33
  Stephen Snyder
This talk given by Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder includes: purification of mind as it's own reward; what is purification of mind?; working with hindrances; the purification of striving; holding the possibility of attainment with maturity.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-07-03 First Sit To First Jhana - talk #2 49:55
  Tina Rasmussen
This talk was given by both Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder includes: landmarks leading up to first jhana; how to apply skillful effort; overview of the jhana factors; and actions that support practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-07-03 First Sit To First Jhana - talk #2 49:55
  Stephen Snyder
This talk was given by both Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder includes: landmarks leading up to first jhana; how to apply skillful effort; overview of the jhana factors; and actions that support practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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