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Dharma Talks
2010-02-01 Guided Meditation on Bile, Phlegm, Pus, Blood, Sweat, Fat 39:49
  Richard Shankman
This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Bile, Phlegm, Pus, Blood, Sweat, Fat. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-02-01 Guided Meditation on Large Intestines, Small Intestines, Stomach, Feces, Brain. 43:40
  Bob Stahl
Description: This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Large Intestines, Small Intestines, Stomach, Feces, Brain. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-02-01 Beyond Linear Causality (Dependent Origination) 1:43:10
  John Peacock
Please note that these talks are from a 4 week retreat for experienced meditators. The talks and meditations can be listened to in any order or individually, but as they progressively unfold different levels of understanding of Emptiness, they will probably be more fully understood and the practices more easily developed if taken in series.
Gaia House Meditation on Emptiness (2010)

2010-01-31 Mindfulness of the Body as the Doorway Into The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 52:49
  Richard Shankman
Description: This talk begins with an explanation of the goal of Buddhist practice, liberation through non-clinging. Then it discusses that insight is what leads to liberation and the four foundations of mindfulness is the practice leading to insight. We discuss how the first foundation of mindfulness, mindfulness of the body, is a doorway opening to and integrating with the entire four foundations of mindfulness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-01-31 Guided Meditation on Heart, Liver, Diaphragm, Spleen, Lungs 41:34
  Bob Stahl
This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Heart, Liver, Diaphragm, Spleen, Lungs. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-01-31 Guided Meditation on Flesh, Sinews, Bone, Bone Marrow, Kidneys 44:49
  Richard Shankman
This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Flesh, Sinews, Bone, Bone Marrow, Kidneys. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-01-31 Understanding the Teachings of Not-Self (Anatta) 69:30
  Mark Coleman
The Buddha gave many teachings to explore how self-identity and attachment to self arise through identification with the five skandas/aggregates (body, feelings, perceptions, mental processes and consciousness). this talk explores this theme and how to work with the "selfing" process.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2010-01-31 Guided Meditation on Head hair, Body Hairs, Nails, Teeth, Skin 34:46
  Bob Stahl
This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Head hair, Body Hairs, Nails, Teeth, Skin. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-01-31 Emptiness and the Vastness of Awareness 1:35:22
  Rob Burbea
Please note that these talks are from a 4 week retreat for experienced meditators. The talks and meditations can be listened to in any order or individually, but as they progressively unfold different levels of understanding of Emptiness, they will probably be more fully understood and the practices more easily developed if taken in series.
Gaia House Meditation on Emptiness (2010)

2010-01-31 Guided Meditation: The Vastness of Awareness 48:22
  Rob Burbea
Please note that these talks are from a 4 week retreat for experienced meditators. The talks and meditations can be listened to in any order or individually, but as they progressively unfold different levels of understanding of Emptiness, they will probably be more fully understood and the practices more easily developed if taken in series.
Gaia House Meditation on Emptiness (2010)

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