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Dharma Talks
2006-02-09 Understanding Self & Not-Self 53:48
  Mark Coleman
What are the Buddha's teachings on the nature of the self? A practical and accessible discourse on this essential Buddhist teaching.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

2006-02-09 Concentration 63:36
  Guy Armstrong
Simple ways to develop concentration in retreats, and its deepening into Jhanas.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2006-02-09 Renunciation and Joy 54:27
  Rob Burbea
Renunciation is a central ingredient of the path to Awakening and is intimately connected with our heart's capacity for deep joy, wonder, openness and freedom. What might it mean for us in our lives?
Gaia House Working and Awakening - A Work Retreat

2006-02-08 Wisdom & Compassion 59:22
  Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

2006-02-08 Happiness - part 1: Wise Effort And Wholesome States 55:43
  James Baraz
Where does happiness lie? In this first of 4 talks we explore the intention to be happy particularly with regard to developing and increasing wholesome states. Wise effort in terms of Dharma practiced is explored.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2006-02-08 A Break In The Clouds 46:10
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2006-02-07 Five Spiritual Faculties: Faith 52:22
  Myoshin Kelley
This talk begins a series on five spiritual faculties--the great allies on the journey of awakening. Faith is the quality that begins this journey and helps us to stay both energized and committed. It is our heart's engagement.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2006-02-07 Habits Of Mind 55:06
  Carol Wilson
This talk describes the habits of mind that create suffering and the purifying power of mindfulness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2006-02-06 Doubt 48:46
  Sharon Salzberg
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

2006-02-05 The Five Hindrances 58:18
  Mark Coleman
Understanding the five hindrances, particularly the forces of grasping and aversion - as a vehicle to wake up from our suffering and to discover peace and ease in the present.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

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