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Dharma Talks
2008-03-05 Opening Talk for Work Retreat - Working and Awakening 37:03
  Rob Burbea
Opening talk for a retreat that looks at how we may create artificial divisions between what seems 'sacred' and what seems 'worldly'; between 'retreat life' and 'everyday life', 'meditation' and work' and so seek transformation through only a small part of our lives. In opening to a profound wisdom that sees beyond such dualities, we can come to know an authentic freedom that is truly boundless.
Gaia House A Work Retreat: Working And Awakening

2008-03-04 Unpacking The Judgmental Mind 46:25
  Christina Feldman
The judgmental mind offers the opportunity for profound insight if it is investigated rather than avoided.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Women in Meditation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2008-03-02 Precious Human Life 43:03
  Christina Feldman
Our life is precious, holding within it the possibility on nurturing liberating wisdom. Reflections on death and impermanence bring a sense of urgency to our path
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Women in Meditation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2008-03-02 Guided Meditation 48:32
  Achaan Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2008-03-01 On Happiness 45:15
  Martin Aylward
We all seek happiness, but what are we actually seeking? This talk explores a deepening understanding of the conditions for happiness, and the struggle inherent in our searching for it. Martin points to our deepenng capacity for recognizing and resting with what the Buddha referred to as 'a path of happiness, leading to the highest happiness, which is peace'.
Gaia House Tranquility Insight and Awakening

2008-03-01 Dissolving The Crystal Of Perception 45:38
  Achaan Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2008-02-28 Mingling Our Minds With The Dharma 63:31
  Carol Wilson
This talk describes how the journey of our life and practice is to mingle our hearts and minds fully with the Dharma. The eight-fold path is the descriptive template we can use; this talk focuses particularly on wise view and wise intention, the first two steps.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-month Retreat

2008-02-28 Trust in the Unfolding Process of the Dharma 50:51
  Annie Nugent
Trust or faith in the process of the dharma can manifest in quite individual ways.... this talk explores how our trust can be strengthened
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2003 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-02-28 Power 39:28
  Mary Grace Orr
Insight Santa Cruz

2008-02-27 The Art Of Practice: Mindfulness 1:12:58
  Tara Brach
In the Art of Practice, we explore key techniques in preparing the grounds for true meditation. These include relaxation, identifying a home base, awakening the senses and re-mindfulness. These "skillful means" allow us to arrive Here, and to rest in a natural mindfulness, awake and open awareness.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

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