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Dharma Talks
2005-08-02 Opening Talk/Method Of Practice 1:14:46
  Sayadaw U Lakkhana
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2005 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2005-07-20 Sandy Borcher Talking About Her Teacher 62:00
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2005-07-16 Satipatthana Vipassana Bhavana 57:21
  Kamala Masters
Satipatthana is the method of mindfulness. Vipassana is the knowledge that comes thru the cultivation of mindfulness practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2005-07-16 Cultivating A Wholesome And Cheerful Attitude In Life 46:46
  Fred Von Allmen
Bringing the qualities of compassion, generosity, humor and joy into our daily life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2005-07-14 An Appropriate Response 55:10
  Guy Armstrong
Lovingkindness and the other brahma viharas show us the possibility of an appropriate response to the joys and sorrows of life. The practice of mudita for oneself leads to the beautiful state of gratitude.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2005-07-12 Disturbing Emotions: Poison Or Food For Wisdom 39:28
  Fred Von Allmen
How to skillfully relate to unwholesome and disturbing emotions and see them as opportunities for insight.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2005-07-12 The Metta Sangha, The Metta Sutta 53:40
  Sylvia Boorstein
This talk celebrates the importance of community as a support for practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2005-07-11 Forgiveness: The Doorway To An Open Heart 61:37
  James Baraz
In order for metta to flow unobstructed, we need to be able to forgive—ourselves for ways we don't measure up to our high standards or unskillful actions, others for past hurts and life for the disappointments we experience. This talk explores these different levels of forgiveness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2005-07-10 Metta: Its Near & Far Enemies 56:36
  Guy Armstrong
What supports lovingkindness is the sincere caring we give in each moment as we say a metta phrase. What obstructs metta are its near and far enemies; affection with attachment and aversion such as sadness, fear, anger, or judgement.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2005-07-10 Wise Concentration 44:22
  Christina Feldman
Wise concentration is cultivated both in our life and formal meditation. At its heart lies the commitment to be undissuaded from our Path of Awakening.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

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