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Dharma Talks
2013-03-16 Self-Directed Neuroplasticity 1:14:34
  Richard Mendius
The latest brain research has begun to confirm the central insights of the Buddha and other great teachers. And it’s suggesting ways you can help your brain to enter deeper states of mindfulness, quiet, and concentration. Suffering, joy, and freedom all depend on what happens within your nervous system. Skillful practice thus means being skillful with your own brain. This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly information with lots of practical methods. No background in neuroscience or mindfulness is needed, though teaching are also appropriate for health care professionals. We’ll cover: --- Implications from brain research for steadying the mind... quieting it... and bringing it to singleness --- The brain during the jhanas or other states of deep concentration --- How to help lay the neurological foundation for liberating insight
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-16 A Road Map from the Buddha, Guided Practice 1:21:27
  Rick Hanson
The latest brain research has begun to confirm the central insights of the Buddha and other great teachers. And it’s suggesting ways you can help your brain to enter deeper states of mindfulness, quiet, and concentration. Suffering, joy, and freedom all depend on what happens within your nervous system. Skillful practice thus means being skillful with your own brain. This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly information with lots of practical methods. No background in neuroscience or mindfulness is needed, though teaching are also appropriate for health care professionals. We’ll cover: --- Implications from brain research for steadying the mind... quieting it... and bringing it to singleness --- The brain during the jhanas or other states of deep concentration --- How to help lay the neurological foundation for liberating insight
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-16 The Small Crack 50:33
  John Travis
Working with the wheel of Dependent Origination
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight Meditation - 1 Month Retreat

2013-03-17 Letting Go and Letting Be 43:19
  Brad Richecoeur
Gaia House Insight Meditation and Qi Gong Retreat

2013-03-17 An Afternoon with Sylvia Boorstein: The Metta Sutta as the Complete Guide to Practice 2:36:31
  Sylvia Boorstein
We’ll use the Metta Sutta, The Buddha’s Sermon in Impartial Kindness, as the template overview for practicing liberation from suffering. We’ll have time to study the sermon, practice both mindfulness and lovingkindness meditation, and have discussions and Q&A about obstacles to practice. This program is suitable for beginners.
New York Insight Meditation Center An Afternoon with Sylvia Boorstein: The Metta Sutta as the Complete Guide to Practice

2013-03-17 The Importance of Vedana, 1 of 2 1:51:56
  Tempel Smith
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-17 The Importance of Vedana, 2 of 2 48:18
  Tempel Smith
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-18 The Path of Metta 50:11
  Norman Feldman
An exploration of what metta means, why we begin with self, and the relationship between the three aspects of metta: self, others and all beings. Includes real life examples of the power of metta to transform self and others.
Gaia House Insight Meditation and Qi Gong Retreat

2013-03-18 Spring Awakening 47:14
  Nina Wise
An invitation to celebrate spring by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-03-18 Appreciative Joy 49:53
  Rebecca Bradshaw
How appreciating others' happiness lessens the forces of envy and conceit in our hearts and encourages gratitude and contentment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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