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Dharma Talks
1999-11-29 The Sudden And Startling Arising Of Wisdom 56:46
  Sylvia Boorstein
an unusual presentation of the seven factors of enlightenment
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

1999-11-27 Seeing Through Limiting Beliefs 60:16
  James Baraz
Most of our confusion comes from believing the stories, such as personal history and self-image, that run through our mind. Seeing through these stories is the key to freeing the mind and opening the heart to the realization we are much greater than our limiting beliefs.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1999-11-24 Thanksgiving - Experiencing The Abundance Of Our Spirit 54:58
  Tara Brach
Discovering and inhabiting our generous natures.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1999-11-23 The Process Of Awakening: Five Spiritual Faculties 60:15
  James Baraz
Faith, effort, mindfulness, concentration and wisdom build on each other in a natural development. Understanding their relationship gives us a map for how the meditation process unfolds.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

1999-11-17 The Way Of Love: Embracing Life & Death 55:21
  Tara Brach
Cultivating the courage to love unconditionally.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

1999-11-11 Devotion To The Truth 60:55
  Carol Wilson
cultivating practice with the attitude of developing a devotion to truth, rather than wanting the truth
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1999-11-10 Compassion - The Heartbeat Of The Buddha's Teaching 51:46
  Marcia Rose
"May I, may you, may all beings be free from suffering." The Buddha's teachings and practices of cultivating a deep, expansive tenderness of heart, grounded in immeasurable impartiality--the heart of compassion--which transforms the way we relate to ourselves and to others. With the great strength and trust in our ability to bear witness to and face suffering, we are able to offer appropriate help in relationship to the pain, the anguish and the confusion of all beings, ourselves included.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

1999-11-03 The Art Of Meditation Practice 57:15
  Tara Brach
Regular mindfulness and concentration can be a creative and vital ritual of daily practice that becomes essential in opening of our hearts and minds.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

1999-11-02 Hellos And Goodbyes: "Relating To Change" 50:00
  Michele McDonald
"may we be happy and peaceful and may we know things are just as they are."
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Partial #1(6 Weeks)

1999-11-01 Appreciation As A Source Of Happiness 61:19
  James Baraz
The practice of appreciation is an exercise in mindfulness, openness of heart and wisdom. Whether experience is pleasant or unpleasant, inclining our minds toward appreciation allows us to open to our joys and sorrows as valuable gifts that make each moment come alive.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

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