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2012-06-22 Enhance Your Meditation with Breath~Body~Mind 1:44:43
  Dr. Richard Brown
The Breath-Body-Mind workshop will combine movement and breathing meditations which make meditation practice deeper and less effortful. The core technique taught in this workshop will be Coherent Breathing, a modern form of anapanasati practiced by advanced Thai Buddhist monks. This practice was described in a Chinese text 3000 years ago and was studied in advanced Zen monks. It was also independently rediscovered by two modern research groups. The effects of Coherent Breathing are magnified by combining it with advanced breathing techniques from yoga, Qigong, and Russian Orthodox monks to bring the system into optimal balance and a higher energy state. Ancient yoga and Qigong texts advised the sequence of movement, breathing, and meditation. Qigong movements first open energy channels to remove blocks to energy flow and to strengthen the body. Movement is followed by Coherence Breathing in combination with other practices. The third component of this workshop will be Open Focus meditation. Developed by Les Fehmi, PhD, one of the fathers of biofeedback and a Zen teacher, Open Focus induces EEG patterns similar to those found in advanced, long-term meditators. Successive rounds of movement, breathing, and meditation can lead to deeper, richer meditative states as well as the relief of physical and psychic pain. This course will be similar to, but different from the course given in June 2011. It will be adjusted to the needs and background of the participants. References: 1. Breath!! You Are Alive: Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing. Thich Nhat Hanh. Prallax Press, 1988. 2. Coherent Breathing. The Definitive Method. Stephen Elliot. 3. Let Every Breath: Secrets of the Russian Breath Masters.
New York Insight Meditation Center

2012-06-22 Taking obstacles as the Path 52:17
  Anna Douglas
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma

2012-06-22 The Doing & Being Modes of Mind 38:41
  Grove Burnett
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Natural Liberation

2012-06-22 Habits of Mind 53:46
  Ayya Santacittā
Aloka Vihara

2012-06-23 Dhammanupassana Part II 61:41
  Sayadaw Vivekananda
Contemplation of aggregates, general aspects, perception, aggregate of perception.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2012-06-23 Dullness and Anger - 23.06.2012 & 27.06.2013 0:00
  Ajahn Sumedho
27 of 43 from Luang Por Sumedho - CD: Talks from Thailand (2008-2014)

2012-06-23 Let's Grow Up: Exploring The 4 Noble Truths 65:05
  Howard Cohn
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma

2012-06-23 Evolution and Other Matters 58:46
  Wes Nisker
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Natural Liberation

2012-06-23 Drive a hybrid Dharma vehicle: part I 55:44
  Matthew Daniell
Wise attitudes for a wholistic approach to dharma, and watching the mind...
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Art of Mindful Living: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2012-06-23 The Art and Practice of Connection 1:40:40
  James Baraz
w/ Daniel Ellenberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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