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Dharma Talks
2009-04-22 Impermanence 61:19
  Anna Douglas
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness Training for Yoga Teachers #3

2009-04-22 No Self 66:40
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage Hermitage

2009-04-21 Intro to Mindfulness Week 3 1:29:23
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center

2009-04-21 Mind is the Core 47:36
  Bhikkhu Bodhi
Mind (citta) as the Buddha’s focus of investigation. As both the cause of suffering and the means to its cessation The Buddha points to two states or tendencies of mind Akusala - unwholesome, unskillful Kusala - wholesome, skillful, beneficial Suffering follows the unwholesome mind, Happiness follows the wholesome mind like a shadow that never departs. Our task, step by step, is to train the mind and supplant the unwholesome state with the wholesome states. Greed, hatred and Delusion are the root causes for the unwholesome mind. We must cultivate the factors that are the cause for the wholesome mind at three levels. Coarse - Actions, bodily or verbal. We use the five precepts to prevent unwholesome tendencies at this level. Obsessive, compulsive patterns - Thoughts, emotions. We use meditation, deep samadhi directed to an object, to see the arising of these tendencies and still the mind. Underlying tendencies, attachments - the remaining defilements We use wisdom, insight, to investigate the body and mind and see their impermanence and stop the clinging to a false self to uproot these final tendencies. This is liberation.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley

2009-04-20 Life At The Edge 50:40
  Myoshin Kelley
Moving out of the comfort zone and exploring challenges
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2009-04-20 Impermanence 1:14:53
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage Hermitage

2009-04-19 To Be with Change 45:49
  Jose Reissig
To be with change ... Or not to be. Since life is steeped in change ("anicca"), unless we participate in it we are not showing up for life. Length 45:49
Dominican Sisters center at Saugerties :  Rhinebeck Insight Meditation Group Retreat with Jose Reissig

2009-04-19 Dependent Origination and Mindfulness 48:45
  Jenny Wilks
Gaia House One Day retreat

2009-04-18 Life of the Buddha, Mindfulness. 58:07
  Madeline Klyne
Life story of the Buddha. Mindfulness in everyday life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Weekend for New Students

2009-04-18 Tooling Up for the Inappprehensible 34:37
  Jose Reissig
Our conventional strategy for knowing involves apprehending ("getting it"). Hence that which cannot be apprehended remains out of reach. Shift strategies, and all becomes available. Length 34:38
Dominican Sisters center at Saugerties :  Rhinebeck Insight Meditation Group Retreat with Jose Reissig

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