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2013-11-03 Mindfulness, Consciousness And The Practice Of Meditation 69:28
  Dhammaruwan
The four foundations of mindfulness, right and wrong mindfulness. Awareness and meditation. The practice of meditation in relation to consciousness. Fatigue of samsara and the retreat experience. Guided meditation instructions.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 2

2013-11-03 Freeing Yourself from the Inner Critic, Talk 1 40:20
  Mark Coleman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-11-03 Freeing Yourself From the Inner Critic, Talk 2 48:55
  Mark Coleman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-11-03 Freeing Yourself From the Inner Critic, Talk 3 1:16:28
  Mark Coleman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-11-03 Mindfulness of Body - Postures and Elements 56:07
  Yanai Postelnik
Gaia House November Solitary

2013-11-04 Vedana - Mindfulness of Feeling Tone 44:04
  Catherine McGee
Gaia House November Solitary

2013-11-04 The First Buddhist Nuns 57:12
  Greg Scharf
Stories and poems from the Therigatha
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 2

2013-11-04 The Fruits of Practice 63:59
  Jack Kornfield
How to touch & embody & fulfill the fruits of Practice...
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-11-05 Citta - The Third Foundation of Mindfulness 30:51
  Christina Feldman
Gaia House November Solitary

2013-11-05 Dependent Origination: Aging 58:27
  Rodney Smith
As we move from birth to aging, the sense-of-self is dragged along in time, and we begin to notice the effects of memory and accumulated experiences on consciousness. Aging can create a burdened and heavy toll, but when used correctly this maturation process can culminate in wisdom and help us understand Dependent Origination. Maturation brings perspective and when coupled with dharma practice, it reveals the limitations and struggles inherent in our desires and aversions and begins to free us from many of our youthful oppressive states of mind. It can also slowly season our intention toward moving into the here and now. But aging can also be a time of great protest and bitterness. Our life did not turn out the way we wanted, and we now see only death in front of us. We must close this bitterness gap quickly, or it will define our later years. If bitterness arises, ask, "In the present what is left unfulfilled? What is left to do? In the present, how has the past betrayed me?" Our bitterness cannot enter the present, because the present sees the past and future as thoughts arising in the present. Here then is the final step of our maturation. Do we want to carry ourselves through time and arrive at our death with all the scar tissue time gives us, or do we want to enter the timeless present and leave ourselves behind?
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
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