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Dharma Talks
2010-07-23 The Origins of Distress 47:18
  John Peacock
This talk explores dukkha and impermanence - two of the three marks of existence.
Gaia House Awareness and the Path to Awakening

2010-07-22 Mindfulness as Liberation 51:40
  Tempel Smith
Mindfulness as Liberation
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2010-07-22 The Wisdom of Equanimity and Compassion 56:24
  Sharda Rogell
When we see the world through the veil of our ego, our love flows in distorted and confused ways. Through mindfulness and metta and insight we can begin to understand these conditioned patterns and transform them into love and connection.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat

2010-07-22 Effort and the End of Suffering 48:10
  Rodney Smith
Effort shows us what we are contracting around, our hopes, goals, and view. Tuning to that feedback provides a clear direction towards liberation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-07-22 Tastes of Liberation 30:35
  Mary Grace Orr
Insight Santa Cruz

2010-07-21 Deepening Metta and Concentration 57:19
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Learning how to work skillfully with the pleasant experiences that arise from the development of metta and concentration is an important part of supporting the deepening of these practices.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat

2010-07-21 Turning Towards What You Love 1:20:57
  Tara Brach
For many of us, the most apparent junctures of spiritual transformation are spurred on by challenging life situations. This talk looks at how our conscious aspiration for awakening, and our practice of mindful presence, can help us find peace, compassion and freedom when difficulties arise.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2010-07-21 Befriending The Mind - Liberating The Mind 47:55
  Christina Feldman
Understanding the mind as a process opens the door to wise discernment and cultivating a mind that is a friend.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2010-07-21 Wise Speech Practice 3- Mindfulness & Nonviolent Communication 66:16
  Donald Rothberg
We explore nonviolent communication as a refinement of mindfulness, focusing particularly on 'needs' (what matters) and feelings (or emotions)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2010-07-20 Awakening Joy and Mudita 59:04
  James Baraz
How the metta practice awakens happiness and well-being, including the mudita practice of sympathetic joy.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat

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