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Dharma Talks
2009-01-10 Widening Circles: Practicing Metta In The World 64:40
  Donald Rothberg
How do we bring our metta practice out from retreat into the world and our everyday lives. We look at (1) some guidelines and ways of practicing metta in our personal formal practice; (2) practicing metta in our relationships with others; and (3) the importance of metta for social healing and transformation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta

2009-01-10 The Expansive Effects Of Metta 59:48
  Heather Martin
Interweaving all four threads of the Divine Abodes - to transform us from small, tight self-concern to the soft vast tenderness of interconnection, which is true freedom.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta

2009-01-10 The Five Khandhas 52:06
  Ajahn Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2009-01-10 Natural Mind 1-Ground 41:09
  Ajahn Sucitto
Cittaviveka

2009-01-09 The Wearing out of Sankharas 39:00
  Ajahn Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2009-01-08 Wisdom Sustains Equanimity - Equanimity Sustains Wisdom 63:09
  Sylvia Boorstein
This talk, filled with contemporary stories as well as traditional accounts of the Buddha's enlightenment, makes the connection between wisdom and equanimity - and shows how lovingkindness, compassion, and appreciation are permutations of equanimity in situations that are neutral, unpleasant (troubling) and excitingly pleasant.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta

2009-01-08 Emotional Awareness 53:28
  James Baraz
An introduction to next week's (1-15-08) guest Paul Ekman, psychologist, leading expert on human emotions and facial expressions and co-author with the Dalai Lama on the recent book Emotional Awareness
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2009-01-08 Wisdom,Happiness and Renunciation 43:22
  Ajahn Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2009-01-08 Happiness 38:16
  Mary Grace Orr
Insight Santa Cruz

2009-01-07 We Need Metta To Do Metta 53:13
  Heather Martin
To handle the 'rowdy prisoners' which invariably arise in practice, Metta nourishes and reassures us, so we can relax, calm down, and release the burden of struggles with them.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta

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