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Dharma Talks
2004-10-31 Lighting Up From The Inside To Light Up The World 65:40
  Michele McDonald
The Father and Mother of the Paramis; patience and equanimity light up the world with peace.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2004-10-28 Equanimity 60:28
  Kamala Masters
Equanimity is resting the mind before it falls into extremes of reactivity. The spacious, calm balance of equanimity can contain both the joys and sorrows of life— supporting mindfulness and the opening to deeper wisdom when we open to “how it is.” Moment to moment, equanimity leads to a great respect and to alignment with the truths that liberate.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2004-10-28 Faith And The Illusion Of Self 67:43
  Carol Wilson
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2004-10-26 Impermanence: A Characteristic Of Existence 60:58
  Guy Armstrong
Although humans have a bias toward falsely seeing permanence, we can develop the insight into the truth of impermanence. In the depths of meditation, we are able to discern the moment to moment dissolution of our experience at the six sense doors.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2004-10-25 Just As It Is 48:34
  Marcia Rose
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge October 2004 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2004-10-25 Practice As Spontaneous Innovation (Part 1) 64:13
  Michele McDonald
Bringing together the soft heart of the child and the ancient wise being within, so that we are washed clean to the base of our heart.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2004-10-23 Faith 55:12
  Kamala Masters
The Buddha likened faith to a seed, an intention, to grow in the direction of wisdom and compassion, to venture beyond what is known. The seed sends down roots which take in nourishment to grow the seed. The roots are likened to virtuous activity. From there, sprouts grow, blossom and bear the fruits of serenity and insight.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2004-10-22 Dukkha As A Gateway To Liberation 56:37
  Myoshin Kelley
To be a human being is fraught with challenges. This talk explores some of the different ways in which we experience unsatisfactoriness to help us to learn to depersonalize our suffering.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2004-10-20 When Walking, Just Walk - The Art Of Bare Attention 56:31
  Joseph Goldstein
This talk explores the meaning of bare knowing and how it is strengthened in practice. It is part of the series on the Satipatthana Sutta, the Direct Path to Liberation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2004-10-19 The Great Blessing Of Our Precious Human Existence 46:01
  Marcia Rose
Exploring some of the breadth and depth of the great blessings of our precious human existence, in light of our life itself being the most precious and rare opportunity to practice the Dharma of awakening.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge October 2004 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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