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Dharma Talks
2011-09-16 Opening Talk for Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/MBSR Retreat 60:30
  Christina Feldman
This talk also includes John Teasdale and Jenny Wilks. This is the introductory talk for a retreat that is particularly relevant to those teaching or training in mindfulness-based applications. The retreat explores the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, as taught in the Satipatthana discourse given by the Buddha.
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/MBSR

2011-09-15 Faith, Wisdom and Doubt 56:40
  Andrea Fella
The faith we are asked to cultivate in our practice is the confidence to put wisdom of the Buddha into action in our lives. Doing this, we can see for ourselves the benefit of this wisdom. Yet the process is gradual and many of us have doubts. Recognizing and working with doubt is an essential aspect of our spiritual journey.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2011-09-15 First Noble Truth: Skillfully Working with Suffering 52:22
  Mark Coleman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness Training for Yoga Teachers Program (Retreat 2)

2011-09-15 Meditation with Instructions 17:35
  Phillip Moffitt
Renunciation and earth and air elements; guided meditation
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness Training for Yoga Teachers Program (Retreat 2)

2011-09-14 The Comparing Mind 60:01
  James Baraz
The tendency to compare ourselves to others or against some idealized standards is the cause of much suffering. This self-judgement is based on what the Buddha called "the conceit of I am". This talk explores how to work skillfully with the judging and comparing mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2011-09-14 Part 1: Do You Make Regular Visits to Yourself? 1:21:13
  Tara Brach
These two classes cover the basic instructions for Buddhist mindfulness (vipassana or insight) meditation. The first class explores the attitude we bring to meditation that makes it rewarding, and the training that helps us in "coming back" from thoughts. The second class guides us in "being here," in cultivating a mindful awareness that recognizes and accepts what is happening in the present moment. Both classes include guided meditations and valuable reminders that can support you in developing a rich meditation practice.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2011-09-14 Questions and Answers 60:47
  Sayadaw U Jagara
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2011-09-14 Dharmic Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of September 11th, Part II--Wisdom, Compassion and Courage in our inner and outer lives 66:13
  Donald Rothberg
Howard Thurman, the great African American activist, mystic, and theologian, once said: “Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” In the spirit of this guidance, we continue exploring how to understand and respond some of the core issues related to the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001. We are further guided by (1) understanding the inter-relationships between individual, relational, and collective domains of practice; and (2) taking wisdom, compassion, and courage (and responsiveness) as three touchstones of our practice, both more inner and more outer.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2011-09-13 Music of the Heart 45:13
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2011-09-13 Satipatthana Sutta, Fourth Foundation: The Lions Roar 59:42
  Rodney Smith
Accessing the Fourth Foundation is as easy as abiding in wonder. A question that is interesting to you but does not immediately resolve itself into an answer holds that wonder. When you hold a question without trying to immediately find the answer, you will feel the pull of form (needing to know the answer) in conflict with the formless (the wonder within the mystery of the question itself).
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection The Satipatthana Sutta

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