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Dharma Talks
2001-03-12 Arriving In The Here And Now 48:28
  Rodney Smith
To arrive in the here and now means to acknowledge the truth of the present moment where we find ourselves. Most of us have found ways to avoid the present, so as to avoid facing difficulties. This talk identifies strategies we use to keep from arriving and explains how living with integrity will allow us to arrive more easily.

2001-03-11 Patience And Expectation 48:03
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
Defining patience, its place in practice, and the connection between patience and expectation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-10 Accessing The Dharma 42:48
  Rodney Smith
Recognizing the specific orientation toward life that we develop when accessing the Dharma.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-08 The Retreat Experience: Why Intensive Practice? 58:45
  James Baraz
Why do people go on intensive silent retreats? What is the process one goes through and how does it change us? This talk explores understanding how the retreat experience works?
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2001-03-08 Guided Forgiveness Meditation And Forgiveness Dharma Talk 51:01
  Marie Mannschatz
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-03-05 Using Retreat Form Wisely 55:57
  Anna Douglas
Experiencing retreats as an expression of the Middle Way in order to cultivate insight into the nature of consciousness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-01 Metta Sutta 60:58
  Sylvia Boorstein
A reading and discussion of the Lovingkindness Sutta.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-03-01 Metta With Guided Metta Meditation 1:18:25
  Marie Mannschatz
Learning how loving ourselves is a central part of spiritual practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-03-01 Spontaneity- Why Nothing Can Be Different In This Instant 48:13
  Sharda Rogell
The only thing fixed in the universe is our perception; everything else is already free. How do we transform our sense of stuckness?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-02-27 Renunciation And Peace 51:28
  Mark Coleman
This talk explores how the practice of letting go-- in relationship to desire, aversion, control, spiritual materialism and sense experience-- can facilitate greater freedom in our lives.

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