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Dharma Talks
2013-03-08 Part 1: Not Stealing, Lying and the Pabhassara Citta 51:48
  Trudy Goodman
First of 2 talks about the five precepts as instruction for meditation practice; as both path to and expression of our pabhassara citta, radiant clear mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight Meditation - 1 Month Retreat

2013-03-08 Opening With Kindness 53:33
  Sky Dawson
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2013-03-09 Defenses Against Spaciousness 50:33
  Martin Aylward
We long for inner space and peace, yet we also defend against it, compulsively filling the open space of consciousness with the endless mental proliferation that gives us our sense of self and world. In this talk Martin explores the 3 major expressions of this inner momentum, showing us ways to recognise, understand, and let go of our demands, defences and distractions, and allowing instead the genuine, wide open spaciousness of our nature.
Gaia House Full Life, Spacious Mind

2013-03-09 Intro: Grasping as the attempt to avoid suffering. 22:14
  Akincano Marc Weber
Different meanings of the term upādāna – Etymology and three notions: "Grasping", "Identification" and "fuel". Four statements and their psychology: "Seeking experience" "I am right; I am competent" "I know the right technique" "Becoming someone"
New York Insight Meditation Center Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding

2013-03-09 Clinging and Identification - Practical Ways of Unbinding (Part 2) 1:50:28
  Akincano Marc Weber
Our take on reality. Views: right or wrong ones, conscious and unconscious ones, based on our reflections or simply adopted in unacknowledged ways through lack of proper investigation.
New York Insight Meditation Center Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding

2013-03-09 Clinging to and Identification with Views (ditthūpādāna) 21:43
  Akincano Marc Weber
Our take on reality. Views: right or wrong ones, conscious and unconscious ones, based on our reflections or simply adopted in unacknowledged ways through lack of proper investigation.
New York Insight Meditation Center Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding

2013-03-09 Who Are You? 44:00
  Mark Coleman
An exploration of identification with the sense of self and how to see through this identification.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-09 Deep Presence 31:36
  Shaila Catherine
Mindfulness brings a powerful quality of presence to our encounter with experience. By cultivating deep presence we meet life below the level of superficial concepts. We disentangle the mind from the story of self. More than charisma or social skills, deep presence implies a profound way of being which brings our momentary encounters into the immediate present.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley Saturday Talks - 2013

2013-03-09 The Tattered Self 48:33
  John Travis
Poem and then explore aspect of not-self and relative self
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight Meditation - 1 Month Retreat

2013-03-10 Introduction to Integral Somatic Psychotherapy 1:37:36
  Raja Selvam
Of late, there have been several successful attempts in psychology to increase treatment efficiency by incorporating the long-overlooked dimensions of the body, energy, and awareness. Integral Somatic Psychotherapy (ISP) offers an integrated and advanced approach to utilizing all three dimensions simultaneously in any therapeutic work that involves psychological experience. ISP provides understanding of the role of body (defined here as nervous system as well as non nervous system physiology), energy, and awareness in generating as well as defending against psychological experience; and interventions to work directly with these three dimensions in diverse clinical settings. ISP is presented in terms of general principles derived from a variety of disciplines and validated over time in a number of clinical settings. It offers considerable flexibility in the tools that can be used to work with the body, energy, and awareness; tools such as awareness, movement, breath, sound, inter-personal resonance, self touch, and touch from another, as appropriate to the clinical setting. ISP offers psychotherapists a sophisticated body of knowledge to increase the embodiment of the body, energy, and awareness dimensions in their practice without having to change their prior clinical orientations or having to adopt interventions that are outside the norms of their professional practice. The role of the body, energy, and awareness in generating as well as disrupting psychological experiences on the one hand and facilitating or hampering self and interactive regulation on the other will be demonstrated live in the introduction in areas of widespread current clinical interest such as affect disregulation, attachment, stress, and trauma. All professionals (both those who have had prior training in body, energy, or awareness dimensions and clinicians with limited training in these areas) have found ISP to significantly increase their treatment efficiency, and to support embodiment of these dimensions in themselves and their clients. ISP will prove to be of considerable value to you, as a clinician, whether you are trained in a mainstream psychoanalytic or psychotherapy approach, a body-oriented psychotherapy approach (such as Bioenergetics or Somatic Experiencing), or an energy school that also deals with psychological experience.
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