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Dharma Talks
2002-05-10 If I Pay Attention, I Am Kind 69:16
  Sylvia Boorstein
Recapitulation of how mindfulness works to condition the strengthening of the paramitas.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-05-08 Unseating The Inner Tyrant 60:07
  Achaan Sucitto
Wholesome path factors and the obstacle to realizing them—the “inner tyrant” of critical mindset. The dwelling on suffering, rather than upon the cessation, and means of unseating this from the mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-05-01 Working With Difficulty 48:27
  Michele McDonald
How to work skillfully with difficult body sensations, emotions, or mental states.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-04-29 Trusting Our Practice Of Awakening Wisdom 45:13
  Michele McDonald
Practicing choosing to "show up" for our experience because we are aware that we are here to learn as much as we can spiritually. This leads to trusting our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-04-28 Closing Guided Meditation: Sharing Awareness 43:37
  Achaan Sucitto
Guided meditation
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-04-25 Emptiness - It's Just This 66:40
  Achaan Sucitto
Distilling the salient forms that are settling. Handling material. The ground of relative emptiness—”it’s just this.” Kamma formations, self, the making much of “do, do, do” and emptying that. Pleasure and protection, taking what you need. Subjectivity as opposed to self. Panic—do we have the spaciousness to learn?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-04-25 Timeliness 66:52
  Achaan Sucitto
Embodied time - a sense of timeliness - is a useful reference; by relaxing into it, we move out of hyper and hypo states and return to grounded awareness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-04-24 The Rapturous Ground Of Being 63:24
  Achaan Sucitto
Describes the “ground of being” as the enlightenment factors. Rapture is a key to the support and uplift of this ground.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-04-24 Body, posture, breathing 49:21
  Achaan Sucitto
Cittaviveka

2002-04-23 Body - Posture - Breathing 46:37
  Achaan Sucitto
Instructions on establishing the posture for full and easeful breathing. Instructions on maintaining awareness through breathing.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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