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Dharma Talks
2013-08-18 Wise Attitude And Clear Seeing 49:53
  Michael Grady
Letting go of habit and attitude and development of a wise and compassionate attitude in Dharma practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Your Life Is Your Practice: Insight Meditation Retreat

2013-08-18 Concentration Practice and Insight Practice 63:24
  Donald Rothberg
We first look at the nature and limits of concentration, in part through the story of the Buddha. We then see how stillness developed in concentration, in relationship to the (relatively) still object, is brought to changing objects for the purpose of clear seeing of impermanence, suffering, and not self, leading to freedom.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2013-08-19 Morning Instruction Day 7 50:15
  Andrea Fella
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2013-08-19 From TMI to MII (Most Important Information) 48:52
  Anna Douglas
Some of the benefits of Mindfulness practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-08-19 People of Color Sangha Evening: August 19, 2013 1:25:15
  Gina Sharpe
People of Color Sangha Evening: August 19, 2013
New York Insight Meditation Center POC Sangha Evening

2013-08-19 Concentration in the Service of Liberation 62:09
  Andrea Fella
Freedom is described as the absence of greed, aversion and delusion. With wise concentration as a support, we can see into the ways our minds get caught by greed, aversion and delusion and that very seeing allows the mind to let them go.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2013-08-20 Opening Talk and Meditation 59:47
  John Peacock
Gaia House The Heart of Practice

2013-08-20 Morning Instructions Day 8 49:21
  Donald Rothberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2013-08-20 Good Enough Samadhi 55:34
  Adrianne Ross
Bringing a stable, steady and compassionate mind into our daily lives as well as continuing to cultivate and develop balance and ease amidst life.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2013-08-20 Five Preconditions for Insight: Engage in Talk of the Dhamma (the third precondition) 21:35
  Shaila Catherine
The Buddha taught that there are five preconditions necessary for the development of meditation practice in seclusion—good friends, virtue and restraint, engaging in talk on the Dhamma, wise effort, wisdom. These preconditions, presented in the Meghiya Sutta, are developed progressively and support one another. This talk explores the importance of engaging in dhamma talk, reflecting on the teachings, and wise speech as ways of nurturing the path of awakening. How do you know when to speak and when to remain silent? What kind of speech is most true and useful? What types of conversation will distract you from your goals, or support the realization of nibbana? Does your engagement in conversation encourage attachments, identification, self-grasping, or does it nurture letting go, release, and peace?
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley Tuesday Talks

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