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Dharma Talks
2012-09-11 Papanca 52:19
  Christina Feldman
this talk explores the different streams of thought proliferation that can torment the mind.
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-09-11 Fundamentals of the Dharma: Love of Honesty 4:35
  Rodney Smith
We cannot talk about the fundamentals of Dharma without mentioning honesty. All we have to do is meet a truly honest person to know that honesty is infectious. We sense that it must take courage to live with honesty and integrity, but what it really takes is a love of the truth. Honesty in Dharma practice is simply the love of what is true. It is behind all of our inquiry and Dharma investigation. "What is going on here?" is the soul searching question that opens the doors of the heart. We release our deceptions for two reasons: first, it is painful to deceive, and second, we have a profound urge to know the true causes and motivations for our defensiveness. That urge, when properly honed, will be our vehicle for the completion of the spiritual journey.
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection Fundamentals of the Dharma

2012-09-11 The Home of Experience 39:53
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2012-09-12 States of Mind: Forming and Transforming the World we Experience 51:43
  John Teasdale
This talk examines the way that states of mind form and shape the world we experience in each moment, and how we can transform that world by knowing the state of our mind from moment to moment, and changing our relationship to it.
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-09-12 The Freedom of Yes 1:24:10
  Tara Brach
How do we accept ourselves or others when our actions are causing harm? Does acceptance mean passivity? Does it undermine our efforts towards change? This talk responds to these questions with a simple, illuminating and challenging principle about genuine transformation: Acceptance is the prerequisite of true healing and awakening. Only when we've paused to recognize and allow this moment's experience to be fully as it is, can we respond from our intelligence and compassion to prevent future suffering.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2012-09-12 La joie 66:46
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight Mindfulness in Daily Life

2012-09-13 Four Foundations of Mindfulness 53:18
  John Peacock
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-09-13 Titrating our Dukkha. 54:40
  James Baraz
Though mindfulness meditation instructions generally suggest paying attention to what is predominant, focusing on overwhelming emotions especially those rooted in trauma is often not beneficial. This talk, which includes the Buddha's teachings on working with difficult emotions as well as theory from Somatic Experiencing (SE)—an approach to working with trauma—explores how to work with intense emotions by touching them a little at a time.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2012-09-14 Three Jobs Of The Yogi 61:38
  Carol Wilson
Sayadaw U Tejaniya describes the three jobs of the yogi: begin with right view, be mindful of what is happening now and bring persistent willingness to be aware all day.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2012-09-14 Letting Go / Ceasing To Cling 54:37
  Sky Dawson
This talk looks at letting go. It explores where we hold on and its resulting suffering, as well as grasping.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge September 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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