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Dharma Talks
2011-02-19 Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom 43:53
  Jake Dartington
Gaia House Young Person's Retreat - Ethics, Meditative Calm and Wise Understanding

2011-02-18 Reflecting on Life's Greatest Blessings 55:19
  Annie Nugent
Looking at the wholesome qualities of mind that bring about a life blessed with goodness – and ultimately can lead freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2011-02-18 The Truth in Ordinary Things 54:39
  Winnie Nazarko
Our lives are the raw material for liberating insight to arise. Even outside of meditation, the three characteristics of conditioned things -- impermanence, unsatisfactoriness and not-self -- are present in all experience. Understanding this directly and continuously, in the context of the Buddha's core teachings, leads to liberation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong Insight Retreat

2011-02-18 Contentment Gratitude 27:21
  Ajahn Sumedho
02 of 43 from Luang Por Sumedho - CD: Talks from Thailand (2008-2014)

2011-02-18 Not Me, Not Mine as Compassion 56:48
  Catherine McGee
Gaia House Metta and Emptiness (Level 1)

2011-02-18 Honouring The Ceased-(Magha Puja) 58:49
  Ajahn Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2011-02-17 Working with the Judging Mind 64:30
  James Baraz
A reflection on the comparing and judging mind highlighted with stories and readings. Includes a useful practice based on a quote from the 3rd Zen Patriarch: "The burdensome practice of judging brings annoyance and weariness." The evening ends with a brief discussion with the sangha. This talk was also given at the February 2011 month-long retreat at Spirit Rock: Working with the Judging Mind

Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2011-02-17 Transforming Difficult Emotions -- From Poison to Medicine 61:48
  Susie Harrington
When difficult emotions arise in our practice, developing a skillful and willing relationship is an important part of the path. Emotions are the natural human response, and a natural and important part of the path.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong Insight Retreat

2011-02-17 Ways of Looking: (3) Anatta 51:19
  Rob Burbea
Gaia House Metta and Emptiness (Level 1)

2011-02-17 Stilling The Bounce 31:09
  Ajahn Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

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