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Dharma Talks
2012-07-30 Questions and Answers 1:50:21
  Bhante Khippapanno
Coping with greed and aversion, contemplation of visual objects, standing posture, Issues of inequality of monks and nuns in the sangha.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2012-07-30 Training For Our Own Unbinding 60:32
  Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
A discussion of the path of practice and the training necessary to liberate the heart and mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds

2012-07-31 The Liberating Path 29:32
  Shaila Catherine
This talk explores the Nobel Eightfold Path and the Three Trainings of virtue (sila), concentration (samadhi), and wisdom (panna). We look at how the trainings lead directly to liberation.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley Tuesday Talks—2012

2012-07-31 Keep it Simple 44:20
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2012-08-01 Guided Meditation on Self and Not-Self Part I 23:53
  Donald Rothberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2012-08-01 Self and Not-Self IV- The Core Teachings of the Buddha Part II 57:55
  Donald Rothberg
After a brief review of past weeks, we examine the Buddha's basic teachings on self and not-self in terms of 1. the model of the "aggregate" of experience, 2. The link between a sense of self and conceptualization, and 3. practices to discern self and open to not-self.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2012-08-01 Back to the Garden 1:16:45
  Tara Brach
The suffering of perceiving ourselves as separate selves expresses as fear, aggression, shame and a host of other afflictive emotions. This talk examines how, by taking refuge in the present moment, and taking refuge in love, we reconnect with our wholeness, and the timeless presence that is home. This inquiry includes a guided meditation on the power of prayer to carry us back to our natural belonging.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2012-08-01 Creative Despair - Learning from Everything 36:24
  Ayya Santacittā
Aloka Vihara

2012-08-02 Buddhism as Storytelling, Storytelling as Buddhism 44:49
  Gil Fronsdal
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Family Retreat

2012-08-02 Equanimity 59:25
  Arinna Weisman
Equanimity is the mindful presence that neither grasps nor resists experience and is the ground for unconditional love and wise action. Arinna shares a variety of moving stories of deep equanimity and reflects on the position of equanimity as last in several important Buddhist lists. Concludes with a brief Q&A session.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

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