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Dharma Talks
2014-03-11 Joy as a Condition for Liberation 53:02
  Gil Fronsdal
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Month Long Retreat

2014-03-11 Exploring Piti Coming From Gladness 59:38
  Phillip Moffitt
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Month Long Retreat

2014-03-11 La compassion 1:21:23
  Pascal Auclair
Cours débutant avec une méditation guidée vipassana de 15 minutes, suivi d'enseignements sur le thème de la compassion
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2014-03-12 Quarrels and Disputes 65:53
  Tony Bernhard
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2014-03-12 Teachings on the Samyutta Nikaya and an approach to sutta study: A Conversation with Bhikkhu Bodhi 1:56:36
  Bhikkhu Bodhi
In this conversational interview between Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, Shaila Catherine, and students in Insight Meditation South Bay's online Samyutta Nikaya course (, Bhikkhu Bodhi offers teachings that illuminate the collection of suttas known as the Connected Discourses of the Buddha. Venerable Bodhi explains the historical background of this collection, comments on the cosmological world view embraced by early Buddhism, and offers skillful tips for studying the Discourses. He recommends approaching this collection as an exposition of the Four Noble Truths. He shares insights gained through his translation process, including his reflections regarding the choice to translate certain terms such as dukkha (as suffering or unsatisfactoriness), rupa (as form or materiality), and nibbida (as disenchantment or revulsion). The conversation explores the historical influence of the commentarial texts, and Bhikkhu Bodhi offers practical advise for both the beginner and seasoned reader of the Buddha's teachings. He recommends that readers take notes as they read, and nurture the five steps of contemplation: 1) listening to the teachings, 2) retain in mind what was heard, 3) repeat the teaching verbally, 4) examine the teaching with the mind, 5) penetrate it well with insight. The discussion concludes with reflections on how to approach a study of the Numbered Discourses of the Buddha (The Anguttara Nikaya).
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley

2014-03-12 Part 5: Equanimity - A Heart That is Ready for Anything 1:18:25
  Tara Brach
Equanimity is the quality of presence that is open, balanced and non-reactive. As this talk explores, when equanimity is lacking, we become easily lost in trance, identified as a defended and controlling egoic self. When present, the solidity and constriction of egoic self dissolves, and our heart is free to respond to life with love, compassion, forgiveness and joy.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2014-03-12 Quelques mot sur la concentration et la compassion 1:28:45
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2014-03-13 Brahma Viharas 30:03
  Gil Fronsdal
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Month Long Retreat

2014-03-13 Sutta Series: The Vacchagotta Suttas (MN(#71, #72, #73) 59:44
  James Baraz
We continue the Sutta series exploring the Vacchagotta suttas from the Majjhima Nikaya. Vacchagotta asks many questions of the Buddha. In a series of conversations, the Buddha expounds to Vacchagotta on such topics as whether or not he's omniscient, on various speculative views about what happens after death and if nuns and householders can be enlightened.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2014-03-13 When the Mind is Still 49:05
  Mary Grace Orr
Exploring the development of calm and tranquility in practice
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Month Long Retreat

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