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Dharma Talks
2012-09-05 Relating Wisely the Sense of Self 33:10
  Heather Sundberg
Talk explores the 5 aggregates and the 3 characteristics using stories, suttas and practical exercises to develop relating wisely to the sense of self.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2012-09-05 Trance of the Unreal Other 1:22:49
  Tara Brach
We are conditioned to perceive people as unreal others- two dimensional characters who lack sentience, vulnerability and goodness. This is often most insidious when we filter people through demeaning culturally driven stereotypes. This talk explores the suffering of living in a trance that separates us from others, and how our practices of mindfulness and compassion enable us to experience what Thoreau calls the "miracle" of seeing through another's eyes, if only for a moment.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2012-09-06 The Two Truths: Personal Truth and Universal Truth. 52:46
  Heather Sundberg
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2012-09-07 Opening Talk for Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR Retreat 48:45
  Christina Feldman
Opening Talk for an Insight Meditation retreat that is particularly relevant to those teaching or training in mindfulness-based applications. This retreat explores the Four Foundations of Mindfulness as taught in the Satipatthana discourse given by the Buddha. This talk also includes John Teasdale and John Peacock
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-09-08 Embodiment 47:21
  Christina Feldman
Using the metaphor of the two darts, this talk explores how mindfulness of the body is an antidote to the second dart of reactivity.
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-09-09 Care, Kindness and the End of Suffering 47:46
  John Teasdale
Metta, loving kindness, is seen as the foundation for all practice, and, itself, as a direct path to awakening. This talk examines why and how.
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-09-09 Morning Instruction 15:14
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Relaxing into breath and body
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2012-09-09 S.O.S. - Sitting on Sundays: Sept 9, 2012 1:24:04
  Gina Sharpe
New York Insight Meditation Center NYI Regular Talks

2012-09-09 Taking Refuge 59:47
  Greg Scharf
A discussion of the refuges and precepts (including chanting them at the start of the IMS 3 month retreat) and some reflections regarding useful attitudes when beginning a retreat.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2012-09-10 Four Distortions of Perception 57:04
  John Peacock
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

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