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Dharma Talks
2013-06-17 Mindfulness of Feelings, Mind and Dhammas 58:21
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage Sayadaw Vivekananda and Marcia Rose

2013-06-17 More than an amoeba... 62:28
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Working with feelings.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-06-18 Four Foundations of Mindfulness 23:21
  Bob Stahl
Insight Santa Cruz

2013-06-18 Radiating Metta To A Difficult Person 66:51
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Dealing with a difficult person when sending metta.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center People of Color Retreat

2013-06-18 Dependent Origination: Contact 59:34
  Rodney Smith
Think of the senses as six channels that are constantly flooding the brain with raw data while the brain attempts to coordinate this barrage of input into a meaningful presentation of events. The brain selects what data it will focus upon and leaves the rest out. When the particular sense data is allowed to make its way into consciousness, we call that, "contact," which is the sixth link in Dependent Origination. After contact is made various formations of mind encircle the contacted sense impression with perception, recognition, and memory. Now the contact becomes connected to all the other data, and actions are taken in relationship to the definition the contact (now the focus of experience) is given. Is this significant or not, how does this fit within my worldview, and shall I approach or avoid? If there is unconscious contact, we will likely see unconscious action, and if there is conscious contact then the action will not come from the past conditioning of the mind but spontaneously from what is.
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection Dependent Origination

2013-06-18 Reflections on Practicing Metta in the World 1:11:11
  Spring Washam
Spring Washam and Donald Rothberg offer reflections on bringing metta practice into the world and answer questions about this from yogis.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat, June 2013

2013-06-18 The Kind Heart 57:57
  Joseph Goldstein
The experience and cultivation of loving kindness in our practice and in our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2013 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2013-06-19 Mindfulness Of Feelings And Choice less Awareness. 60:59
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Mindfulness of feeling is an expansion of awareness to the world of feelings. And choice less awareness is a suitable practice for an overactive or restless mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center People of Color Retreat

2013-06-19 Balancing the Hindrances with the Factors of Enlightenment 61:27
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-06-19 Mindfulness of the Body 1:12:41
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage Sayadaw Vivekananda and Marcia Rose

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