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Dharma Talks
2012-06-20 Spiritual Friendship 65:38
  U Vivekananda
Qualities of a spiritual friend and principals of cordiality.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2012-06-20 Cultivating Equanimity (Duck Meditation) 1:14:14
  Tara Brach
Equanimity, the mindful presence that neither grasps nor resists experience, is the grounds for unconditional love and wise action. This talk explores the conditioning that entraps us in reactivity, and two primary pathways for coming home to this natural state of balance and presence.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2012-06-21 Back To Nature: Mindfulness of the Body 48:36
  Howard Cohn
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma

2012-06-21 Difficult Mind States 46:23
  Wes Nisker
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Natural Liberation

2012-06-21 The Snapping Moment. 57:45
  Mila Khyentse Rinpoche
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2012-06-22 Rambling 59:07
  Malcolm Margolin
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Natural Liberation

2012-06-22 Dhammanupassana - Part I 57:15
  U Vivekananda
Etymology, description, contemplation of hindrances
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2012-06-22 Enhance Your Meditation with Breath~Body~Mind 1:44:43
  Dr. Richard Brown
The Breath-Body-Mind workshop will combine movement and breathing meditations which make meditation practice deeper and less effortful. The core technique taught in this workshop will be Coherent Breathing, a modern form of anapanasati practiced by advanced Thai Buddhist monks. This practice was described in a Chinese text 3000 years ago and was studied in advanced Zen monks. It was also independently rediscovered by two modern research groups. The effects of Coherent Breathing are magnified by combining it with advanced breathing techniques from yoga, Qigong, and Russian Orthodox monks to bring the system into optimal balance and a higher energy state. Ancient yoga and Qigong texts advised the sequence of movement, breathing, and meditation. Qigong movements first open energy channels to remove blocks to energy flow and to strengthen the body. Movement is followed by Coherence Breathing in combination with other practices. The third component of this workshop will be Open Focus meditation. Developed by Les Fehmi, PhD, one of the fathers of biofeedback and a Zen teacher, Open Focus induces EEG patterns similar to those found in advanced, long-term meditators. Successive rounds of movement, breathing, and meditation can lead to deeper, richer meditative states as well as the relief of physical and psychic pain. This course will be similar to, but different from the course given in June 2011. It will be adjusted to the needs and background of the participants. References: 1. Breath!! You Are Alive: Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing. Thich Nhat Hanh. Prallax Press, 1988. 2. Coherent Breathing. The Definitive Method. Stephen Elliot. www.coherence.com. 3. Let Every Breath: Secrets of the Russian Breath Masters. www.russianmartialart.com
New York Insight Meditation Center

2012-06-22 Taking obstacles as the Path 52:17
  Anna Douglas
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma

2012-06-22 The Doing & Being Modes of Mind 38:41
  Grove Burnett
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Natural Liberation

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