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Dharma Talks
2008-03-08 Die vier Brahmaviharas 52:34
  Ursula Flückiger
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg

2008-03-08 The Three Values Of Equanimity 46:07
  Phillip Moffitt
Life Balance Institute

2008-03-08 Awakening 1:11:34
  Rob Burbea
The Realization of Awakening is absolutely central to the Buddha's Teaching, and yet it has come to have so many different meanings, or none at all. What is our relationship to the idea of Enlightenment or Awakening? How does that affect our life and practice? Can we explore the views, assumptions and emotions surrounding it? And is a radical Awakening possible for us?
Gaia House A Work Retreat: Working And Awakening

2008-03-07 What Kind Of Effort? 51:10
  Anna Douglas
Exploring the different kinds of effort needed as our practice matures. This talk is meant for both senior students and those new to practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat

2008-03-07 Death 63:39
  Rob Burbea
A free and honest life includes the very real awareness of death. If we can find the courage to deliberately contemplate death, to keep it in mind, this can open our life in a profound way to a nobility, urgency, purposefulness and beauty. The heart grows in compassion and moves toward the Deathless.
Gaia House A Work Retreat: Working And Awakening

2008-03-07 Love/The Difficulties of Love 67:04
  Rob Burbea
This talk begins to explore some of the challenges and difficulties we can sometimes encounter with regard to love. It also examines some possible beliefs and attitudes we may hold around love and particularly romantic love in our lives.
Gaia House A Work Retreat: Working And Awakening

2008-03-06 I Know I'm Stuck And I Still Can't Get Out! 56:07
  James Baraz
Mindfulness practice helps us see clearly how we’re creating suffering for ourselves with our insecurities, self-judgments, judgments of others or other conditioned reactions. But often seeing these isn’t enough to release their hold on us. In fact, sometimes it’s more frustrating to see them but still feel as stuck as ever. We’ll explore how to work with this predicament wisely so we 1) don’t have to be at the mercy of our lofty ideals of good practice can use some simple but effective methods for moving to a greater place of well-being.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2008-03-06 Woman's Sacred Poetry 42:42
  Christina Feldman
Woman’s sacred poetry speaks of the longing for freedom discovered through love, nature, and interconnections.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Women in Meditation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2008-03-06 Metta 57:51
  Rebecca Bradshaw
This talk discusses metta as a Brahmavihāra practice and cultivating metta in our vipassana practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-03-06 Faculties 25:44
  Mary Grace Orr
Insight Santa Cruz

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