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Dharma Talks
2013-07-08 Power of the Mind 49:52
  Myoshin Kelley
Exploring the power that comes from a mind that is relaxed, open and stable combine with a healthy inquiry.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2013-07-08 No Self 45:24
  Anam Thubten
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-07-09 Embodied Awakening Through Meditation and Sacred Dance, Part 3 - Seven Steps to Embodied Awakening 20:39
  Donald Rothberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-07-09 Embodied Awakening through Meditation and Sacred Dance, Part 4 - Daily Life Practice 20:33
  Donald Rothberg
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-07-09 Dependent Origination: Feelings and Personalities 63:16
  Rodney Smith
We are now entering the feeding frenzy of Dependent Origination. Once contact is made, the following links condition the manifestation of the sense of someone very quickly. This someone is the one who is perceived as receiving the sense data. How did this someone get there? He or she was not present prior to the contact, now suddenly, like a magician's trick he or she appears. If we slow the process we see a very important link at the heart of this formation, and that is feelings. Feelings are the pleasant, unpleasant, or neutral tastes that the contact conveys. These tastes awaken the conditioned sleeping giant of ourselves, and we come out hungry. As the feeding moves from a taste to wanting more, the volume of our noise increases considerably. The lines of definition are starting to form as the person builds itself upon all the similar tastes stored in memory. I first the person starts out simply hungry (desiring) but within the right conditions that hunger grows in magnitude to become ravishing (grasping).
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection Dependent Origination

2013-07-10 Speech Practice 3: Expanding Empathy 62:10
  Donald Rothberg
After a brief review of foundational speech practices, we explore, through a talk, exercises, and discussion, developing empathically through attention to emotions and values (or "what matters"), both in ordinary non-conflictual interactions and in conflicts.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-07-10 Generosity 1:16:25
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage Sayadaw Vivekananda and Marcia Rose

2013-07-11 Contemplating Desire and Aversion 56:46
  Patricia Genoud-Feldman
Facing these two mind states with a balanced attitude helps us incline towards inner-freedom whatever the circumstances.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2013-07-11 The Brahma Viharas and the Climate Challenge 52:39
  Ayya Anandabodhi
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
In collection One Earth Sangha

2013-07-12 Opening Talk 47:03
  Stephen Batchelor
This talk also includes Martine Batchelor
Gaia House Study Retreat - A Secular Buddhist Retreat

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