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Dharma Talks
1999-01-01 Learning To Ride The Roller Coaster: Dealing With The Unexpected 47:22
  James Baraz
Life is a continual surprise. How can we hold unexpected challenges and ephemeral joys in a spirit of practice so that we meet experience with wisdom, equanimity and an open heart?
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

1999-01-01 Refuge In The Sangha: Importance Of Like-Minded Friendship 57:22
  James Baraz
Why did the Buddha consider like-minded friendship "the whole of the holy life?" This talk focuses on the importance of developing a sense of community as a true support for our practice. Included are the Buddha's words on what constitutes a good friend.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

1999-01-01 Journey Into The Mind 42:03
  Rodney Smith
journey into the mind sequence - a strategy far different than our worldly pursuits
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1999-01-01 Anger: About Anger 38:34
  Rodney Smith
An overview of what anger is, where it comes from, and how to work with it.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1999-01-01 Anger: Control, Fairness And Non-Existence 66:28
  Rodney Smith
We hold life to certain ideal standards, which inevitably lead to anger.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1998-12-30 Awakening Through Shame 52:09
  Tara Brach
Much of our suffering is due to a pervasive and often buried sense of core deficiency. This talk investigates the source of self-aversion, how it hides and the enormous healing and freedom that is possible when this life-binding experience of shame is brought into compassionate awareness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1998-12-12 Accumulating And Sharing Merit 46:52
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk examines the Buddha's teaching on punna or meritorious action.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1998-12-08 Embodying Freedom 56:01
  Carol Wilson
Opening the field of attention to include all circumstances.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1998-12-08 Wakeful Relaxation 59:31
  Tara Brach
exploring the radical and liberating process of "letting go"
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1998-12-07 Equanimity - Being In Peace With The Wild 60:01
  Kamala Masters
opening the heart/mind to embrace all of life
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat (84 days)

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