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Dharma Talks
2008-02-28 Mingling Our Minds With The Dharma 63:31
  Carol Wilson
This talk describes how the journey of our life and practice is to mingle our hearts and minds fully with the Dharma. The eight-fold path is the descriptive template we can use; this talk focuses particularly on wise view and wise intention, the first two steps.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-month Retreat

2008-02-28 Power 39:28
  Mary Grace Orr
Insight Santa Cruz

2008-02-27 The Art Of Practice: Mindfulness 1:12:58
  Tara Brach
In the Art of Practice, we explore key techniques in preparing the grounds for true meditation. These include relaxation, identifying a home base, awakening the senses and re-mindfulness. These "skillful means" allow us to arrive Here, and to rest in a natural mindfulness, awake and open awareness.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2008-02-27 Practicing in Daily Life: The Creative Use of Restraint 56:17
  Mark Nunberg
Dharma Talk
Common Ground Meditation Center

2008-02-27 The Universality Of The Dharma 47:15
  Sylvia Boorstein
The Universality of the Dharma
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2008-02-27 Growing Goodness 60:16
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Many of the Buddha's teachings are counter intuitive - we sit still to find freedom, we let go to receive. Opening to suffering and working skillfully with the kilesas - greed, aversion and delusion - actually bring us greater freedom and happiness. This talk is on the beautiful qualities called the Paramis that directly counter the force of the kilesas.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-month Retreat

2008-02-26 Consciousness, Awareness And Nibbana 63:33
  Guy Armstrong
It is the direct realization of the unconditioned, or nibbana, that is considered enlightenment in the Buddha's teachings. This talk explores how consciousness and awareness can be understood as links in practice to the flavor of the unconditioned.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-month Retreat

2008-02-26 Facing Fear With An Inquiring Mind 53:42
  Michael Grady
Application of Shamatha Vipassana practice in working with fear.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat

2008-02-25 Faith And Wisdom 55:43
  Heather Martin
Two of the five Spiritual Faculties. Exploring: -What we actually believe in, rely on, value. -The difference and sometimes distance between knowledge, ideas, beliefs and wisdom - the integrated absorbed and deeply understood truths.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-month Retreat

2008-02-25 Noble Eightfold Path - part 2 - Right Effort, Mindfulness And Concentration 55:42
  Myoshin Kelley
Preparing the ground for wisdom to flourish.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2003 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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