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Dharma Talks
2011-09-06 Stay Where you Are 45:35
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2011-09-06 Understanding Structures 39:33
  Ajahn Sumedho
04 of 43 from Luang Por Sumedho - CD: Talks from Thailand (2008-2014)

2011-09-06 The Sense of I Am 17:41
  Ajahn Sumedho
13 of 43 from Luang Por Sumedho - CD: Talks from Thailand (2008-2014)

2011-09-06 Mindfulness of the Four Noble Truths 24:35
  Ajahn Sumedho
26 of 43 from Luang Por Sumedho - CD: Talks from Thailand (2008-2014)

2011-09-07 Talk One: Opening Talk for Live and Let Go - Freedom From Clinging Retreat: Inhabiting the Heart, Body and Mind 1:21:22
  Martin Aylward
The series of 5 talks from this retreat explore a central feature of Dharma practice and teachings: How we get uptight and reactive (Upadana / Clinging) around our experience, and the transformational possibility of letting go. The talks cover the Buddhas teachings on the 3 main realms of experience that we cling most tightly to, as well as exploring and pointing towards the nature of the heart that is free from clinging. This introductory talk looks at the broad 3-fold field of our experience corresponding to the experience of body, heart and mind; Sensation, Feeling and Thought. Martin explores the differences in meditative approach to working with the different elements of experience, and invokes the teaching of the Middle Way in avoiding the extremes of on the one hand obsessing / wallowing in our experience, and on the other rejecting / denying / shutting down to what is happening.
Gaia House Live and Let Go: Freedom From Clinging

2011-09-07 Upaya (Skillful Means) 33:48
  Mushim Ikeda-Nash
Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center

2011-09-07 Questions & Answers 1:30:24
  Sayadaw U Jagara
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2011-09-07 Finding the Juice Inside of Fear 1:18:53
  Tara Brach
Learning to bring a mindful presence to fear is an intrinsic part of spiritual awakening. In this talk we look at the ways we get caught in the trance of fear, and how the two wings of presence--clear recognition and openheartedness--can free us. This process of facing unmet fears is necessary not only for our own healing, but for any possibility of peace and the healing of our planet.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2011-09-07 Self-integrity: Being with Things as They Are. 59:59
  George Mumford
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2011-09-07 Dharmic Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of September 11 63:40
  Donald Rothberg
Guided by several key teachings, particularly how we might bring together wisdom, compassion, and courage, we explore some of the issues raised in reflection on the last ten years. A focus is the parallel between personal practice and responding to larger social issues.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

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