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Dharma Talks
2011-11-10 instruction à vipassana 9 16:08
  Charles Genoud
continuation des instructions pour la pratique vipassana
Centre Bouddhiste Vimalakirti Retraite d'un mois à Montchardon

2011-11-10 From Cynicism to Love 42:08
  James Baraz
When our hopes for a better world or better personal life are dashed, we can become cynical and begin to assume that forces of greed and hatred will win out over forces of consciousness and love. How can we keep our hearts open in the face of personal and societal disappointment?
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2011-11-10 Surrender 38:25
  Yanai Postelnik
Finding the place of surrender in a wisdom tradition is to let go of our struggle with the way things are, and to allow the truth of life itself, to transform our heart and mind.
Gaia House November Solitary

2011-11-10 Life Dharma 1 29:25
  Mary Grace Orr
Insight Santa Cruz

2011-11-09 Five Subjects for Frequent Reflection 58:00
  Greg Scharf
Five contemplations recommended by the Buddha that can help us connect with the quality of Samvega or spiritual urgency.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2011-11-09 The Space of Presence 1:19:15
  Tara Brach
The perception of "there's not enough time or space" in life blocks our natural capacity for intimacy, creativity and wisdom. Pausing and connecting with the space of presence transforms our entire experience of being alive. This talk explores the pathways that reveal the space that is always here, the awake and loving space of our own awareness. (video available)
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2011-11-09 instruction vipassana 8 15:43
  Charles Genoud
continuation des instructions pour la pratique vipassana
Centre Bouddhiste Vimalakirti Retraite d'un mois à Montchardon

2011-11-09 Getting Down to Direct Experience V: And practicing with views, concepts, and stories. 60:28
  Donald Rothberg
We again review briefly the meaning of "getting down to direct experience" and then explore how to use concepts and views skillfully as we are somewhat away from direct experience.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2011-11-08 The True Happiness of Freedom 39:18
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2011-11-08 Satipatthana Sutta, Fourth Foundation: Application of Discernment 56:22
  Rodney Smith
Applying discernment requires an honesty of intent. That honesty is the discernment at work. If you need skillful means to help balance the energy, use it. It can be helpful to back up to the First Foundation and see how the state of mind is affecting the body. Next, move to the Second Foundation and catch the feeling tone and the accompanying story. Moving onto the Third Foundation, settle to see just what this state is in essence. Finally, apply discerning questions that pick apart the solidity and truth of the state of mind such as, "Is there space for this too?" "Where is the "me" in this state?"
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection The Satipatthana Sutta

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