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Dharma Talks
2002-07-20 Transcendent Dependent Origination 54:49
  Guy Armstrong
In his teachings on dependent origination found in the Upanisa Sutta of the Samyutta Nikaya, the Buddha explained the path in such positive terms as joy, rapture, tranquillity, and happiness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-07-20 Going Forth, Fear And Monastic Life 58:02
  Ajahn Sucitto

2002-07-17 The Equanimous Heart 54:40
  Sharda Rogell
When we understand that our happiness and unhappiness depends on our actions, then we can act with intentions that are loving and generous. This is what brings about the happiness we long for.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-07-14 Contemplating Impermanence 45:09
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Opening to the uncertainty of life and learning to stop expecting things to be any way other than the way they are.
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula

2002-07-14 When You Love Someone, Your Eyelashes Go Up And Down 47:12
  Sharda Rogell
Metta practice works it's magic by reflecting back our momentary experience so we can see where we are still holding. Embracing these parts of ourselves leads us to the boundless heart of metta.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-07-08 Reflection And Insight 34:37
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk describes the use of contemplation and reflection in the meditation practice and explains the difference between reflective and discursive thought.
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula

2002-07-07 Refuge In The Triple Gem 41:52
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk includes reflections on the practical and transcendent aspects of going to the Triple Gem of refuge.
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula

2002-07-05 Learning To Live In Real Time (Part Iii) 1:14:40
  Larry Rosenberg
The mind is dominated by clinging to the past and the imagined future. Even the present is not experienced directly. Why do we so frequently avoid, now? What does it mean to live in real time?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Old Yogi Retreat

2002-07-04 Taming Karmic Impulses 46:58
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
As meditators, we develop the capacity to relate anew to sensory input so that we are less and less preoccupied with the content of sensations, feelings and thoughts. From this new vantage point we are more able to see the clinging that leads to suffering.
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula

2002-07-04 A Positive Attitude 42:27
  Corrado Pensa
Developing a positive attitude as much as we can throughout the day is an essential development of practice. Hindrances to it are explored and a few suggestions are offered.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

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