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Dharma Talks
2001-06-14 The Four Noble Truths 53:27
  Rebecca Bradshaw
Understanding how the causes of suffering, and the path of purification, can lead us to freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-06-13 Transforming Fear 59:37
  Tara Brach
When we are identified inside the body of fear, our life contracts and our heart becomes hard. With the practices of mindfulness and compassion, we open our sense of being into the loving awareness that has room for fear.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-06-13 A Blue Hole In The Heart 53:28
  Michele McDonald
Understanding the meaning of wisdom and emptiness. Ignorance can seem like bliss, but learning from life experience brings the happiness of wisdom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

2001-06-11 Courage And Tenderness: Stories For An Awakened Heart 59:16
  Jack Kornfield
Stories that remind us of the qualities of faith and compassion which can bring us to freedom. Includes questions and answers.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2001-06-11 The Secret To Happiness 51:34
  Michele McDonald
Cutting through indifference and ignorance so we can live in greater freedom. The secret to happiness is not short-term self-interest, but learning how to liberate ourselves through our life lessons.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-06-10 Gateway To Freedom: First Foundation Of Mindfulness 48:55
  Arinna Weisman
The essential practice for freedom.
Santa Fe

2001-06-09 Establishing Our Practice: Concentration And Mindfulness 52:07
  Rebecca Bradshaw
Paying attention to how concentration and mindfulness work together to provide a foundation for meditative investigation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-06-06 Desire And Awakening Spirit 54:04
  Tara Brach
When desire unfolds into craving and addiction, it becomes the source of great suffering. This talk examines the nature of desire, and the attitudes and practices that allow us to relate to this energy with freedom. When regarded wisely, desire is the stream that returns us to the ocean of loving.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2001-06-06 Purity Of Heart 52:01
  Michele McDonald
Creating the understanding that purifies love, compassion, appreciation and equanimity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta Retreat

2001-06-04 Encouraging The Light Of Metta 56:00
  Steven Smith
Understanding metta as a concentration and purification practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review

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