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Dharma Talks
2010-11-02 The Fathom Long Body 57:03
  Bob Stahl
An introduction to mindfulness of the body with the 32 Parts of the Body meditation and elements.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness of the Body

2010-11-02 Inner and Outer Refuge: Opening the Rose 49:57
  Sharda Rogell
First we find our outer refuge in sacred spaces in the triple gem, and through establishing a ground of trust we can let go, taking refuge in awareness itself where everything we need for awakening is available.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Art of Embodied Presence

2010-11-02 Realms of Consciousness 41:02
  Anushka Fernandopulle
Mission Dharma

2010-11-03 Inspiration and Ardency 34:52
  Yanai Postelnik
Connecting with whatever inspires us is an essential part of practice and supports a sense of heartfelt purpose and energy in meditation, expressed as ardency. Rather than 'effort-ing' in practice, born of a sense of obligation or fear, the quality of ardency through which we are moved to engage with our spiritual journey wholeheartedly, is born out of energised love and a clear commitment to what we value and hold as most important in life.
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

2010-11-03 Paramitas- Each a Permutation of the Others 60:34
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2010-11-03 The First Noble Truth 61:31
  Joseph Goldstein
Understanding Dukkha.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2010-11-03 Training the Mind; Aiming Towards Love 59:21
  Sharda Rogell
When we identify with our cruel inner critic, this undermines our capacity for kindness towards ourselves and others. Inclining the mind towards metta points us towards our own innate goodness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Art of Embodied Presence

2010-11-03 Tending the garden of the heart and mind 50:52
  Mary Grace Orr
Just as we garden, tending out plants and pulling weeds, so we need to cultivate the ground of heart and mind. Uprooting obscurations and dealing with hindrances are part of this work.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness of the Body

2010-11-03 Part 4 - Living from Presence - Introductory Series 1:23:00
  Tara Brach
Our human potential is to express the wings of presence--mindfulness and lovingkindness--through all facets of daiy living. This talk explores the practices that enable us to both serve and savor this precious life.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2010-11-04 Ascending and Descending Movements of Dharma Practice + Buddhist Global Relief 1:11:40
  Bhikkhu Bodhi
Bhikkhu Bodhi discusses the Five Spiritual Faculties, the ascending factors that lead toward enlightment and the Four Brahma Viharas, the descending factors that lead toward engagement in the world.

Following the dharma talk, Kim Behan, Executive Director of Buddhist Global Relief, gives a presentation on the founding, goals, and projects of the organization. Buddhist Global Relief is a Buddhist organization dedicated to providing relief from poverty and hunger among impoverished communities worldwide. Read Bhikkhu Bodhi's provocative essay that led to the founding of BGR: “A Challenge to Buddhists”

Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

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