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Dharma Talks
2001-07-31 No Second Arrow 26:16
  Jose Reissig
Pain and loss are inevitable occurrences in our lives, but the self-torture that often follows--the "second arrow" we habitually shoot at ourselves--is entirely avoidable.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-07-27 Compassion 63:58
  Debra Chamberlin-Taylor
It takes so much compassion to be with the letting go we have to do to come into peace with the difficult truths of life. This talk explores ways we can cultivate compassion in our practice and in our lives.

2001-07-21 Cultivating Joy 47:31
  Arinna Weisman
Calling on the quality of joy to manifest in our lives.
Vipassana Montana

2001-07-18 After The Honeymoon, The Marriage: Plateaus In Practice 65:49
  James Baraz
After our initial and excitement encountering the Dharma, reality hits us and our practice may appear to stagnate. How can we renew our inspiration and reawaken our enthusiasm for practice?
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2001-07-17 Equanimity 46:16
  Fred Von Allmen
Cultivating equanimity through vipassana meditation and the importance of equanimity for the brahmaviharas.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-07-16 Opening Our Heart 53:42
  Yanai Postelnik
Opening the heart through consciously allowing ourselves to touch and be touched by all of life, including the difficult, dissolves the defensive armor of separation; this allows us to receive life's nourishment and discover true inner strength.

2001-07-13 Mastering Sexual energy 69:34
  Achaan Sucitto

2001-07-09 The Fruits Of Metta Practice 50:10
  Guy Armstrong
The qualities of lovingkindness and concentration unfold most strongly from the basic goodness that arises out of our wise effort in metta practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-07-06 Q & A: Practice Can'T Be Separated From Living, Part Iii 51:58
  Larry Rosenberg
As above.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat for Experienced Students

2001-07-06 Difficulty In Life, Difficulty In Practice 42:15
  Corrado Pensa
Difficult times and sudden adversities are potentially very crucial challenges to deepen our practice.

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