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Dharma Talks in English
2001-05-26 Cultivating The Wholesome: The Brahma Viharas 64:30
  James Baraz
Right Effort includes developing and increasing wholesome states by recognizing them or inclining the mind to their development. The four states of loving-kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity can be consciously developed through practice. (Includes experiential exercises.)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-05-23 The Buddha Knows The Dhamma 61:52
  Guy Armstrong
Our deepest nature is a purified awareness like the Buddha's. This awareness has the power to know and liberate the phenomena of afflictive emotions.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-05-16 Investigate Down To The Core 66:09
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Through meditation practice, we become more skilled at identifying what we are experiencing, opening to it with a loving heart, and examining it with an eye to insight. When we connect fully with what we feel, the heart is not troubled and the nature of experience is apparent.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Buddhist Contemplation

2001-05-14 Leading Inwards Or Onwards? 65:58
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Recollection of the Triple Gem.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-05-11 Opening Talk: Refuges And Precepts 45:37
  Achaan Amaro
Offering reflections on the form of retreat and the meaning of the refuges and precepts.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-05-07 Who Are You Really? 60:10
  Jack Kornfield
An inquiry into the essence of who we really are, accepting and honoring the totality of ourselves.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2001-05-02 When Things Don't Go Our Way 49:52
  Michele McDonald
Instead of pretending to be okay when our beautiful dreams get blown apart, can we learn to respond with compassion, ease and balance?
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-05-01 Responding with Wisdom 45:29
  Sharda Rogell
Gaia House Gaia House Retreat

2001-05-01 Emotional Wakefulness 47:12
  Christina Feldman
Because of the power of our emotions, we are called upon in this practice to cultivate emotional mindfulness and emotional freedom. What is the interface then between experiencing our feelings fully, and maintaining emotional equanimity, or balance? How can we relate to our emotional life in a way that allows the creative power of our hearts to awaken?

2001-05-01 The Five Powers Of Mind 46:57
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
The five powers of mind are confidence, effort, mindfulness, concentration and wisdom. This talk addresses how they balance and work together, bringing inner freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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