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Dharma Talks
2013-04-16 Marcia Rose: The Beautiful States of Mind 51:21
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage April 2013 Month Long Hermitage

2013-04-16 Marcia Rose: Reflection on The Power Of Mind 7:13
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage April 2013 Month Long Hermitage

2013-04-16 Dependent Origination: Formations of Mind (2) 66:18
  Rodney Smith
We continue our exploration of the second link of Dependent Origination, Mental Formations. Mental formations consist of everything "formed" by the mind. We can understand why some spiritual traditions call these displays "dreamlike" and "illusory" when they come from nothing and seem to form into something meaningful, but the meaning is an internal response to the image and not intrinsic to the image itself. We can directly observe their transparency, and yet at the same time be fooled by their presentation. In the same way we become mentally enmeshed in the rapid succession of two dimensional celluloid still pictures (called a movie), likewise we translate our mental formations into our life's story. The reality we give life is derived from these mental images. They form us and the world and establish a hunger (called desire) to reconnect with what is true and lasting. At first we attempt to discover this through our worldly pursuits, but we eventually awaken to the fact that what is true and lasting cannot be found within those images. <br />
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection Dependent Origination

2013-04-16 Awful - Responding with Compassion after the Boston Marathon Bombing 39:13
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2013-04-16 Through Dhamma Eyes 54:44
  Steve Armstrong
Right view of dhamma practices, meditation, awareness and the yogi's tasks.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Through Dhamma Eyes: Training in Awareness and Wisdom

2013-04-16 The Immensity and Infinity Of Impermanence 62:11
  Kamala Masters
Seeing life through the eyes of impermanence. How it affects our urgency for liberation.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2013-04-17 Morning Reflection - Ajahn Chah 9:06
  Kamala Masters
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2013-04-17 Marcia Rose: Reflection on Bowing 5:25
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage April 2013 Month Long Hermitage

2013-04-17 Marcia Rose: Kamma 60:37
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage April 2013 Month Long Hermitage

2013-04-17 Dharma practice and the climate Crisis 61:12
  Donald Rothberg
At the time of Earth Day, we pose a a dilemma and challenge. Dharma practice is so compelling. The climate crisis is so compelling. Which do we choose? Both, in our own ways. We look at the ways that our practice (and principles of generosity, compassion, ethics, interdependence, and wisdom) call us to regard and that those responding deeply need spiritual practices and principles to meet the great need.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
In collection One Earth Sangha

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