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Dharma Talks
2001-03-01 Spontaneity- Why Nothing Can Be Different In This Instant 48:13
  Sharda Rogell
The only thing fixed in the universe is our perception; everything else is already free. How do we transform our sense of stuckness?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-02-27 Renunciation And Peace 51:28
  Mark Coleman
This talk explores how the practice of letting go-- in relationship to desire, aversion, control, spiritual materialism and sense experience-- can facilitate greater freedom in our lives.

2001-02-24 Spiritual Passion: The Iddhipadas (Bases Of Power) 59:52
  James Baraz
Passion is often considered to be an unspiritual quality, but if used wisely, actually is the basis of spiritual power. What are the four sources of passion that motivate our spiritual practice?
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-02-23 Papanca 51:01
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Based on the Honey Ball Sutta, this talk is an exploration of papanca, a Pali word meaning proliferation of thought in the mind. Mental proliferation leads into the creation of self and into craving and comparing, as well as holding on to views and opinions.

2001-02-20 The Comparing Mind 57:19
  James Baraz
Exploring how to work skillfully with the comparing and judging of ourselves and others.

2001-02-20 Responding To The Hindrances 1:20:18
  Achaan Sucitto

2001-02-19 Volition In Awakening 56:12
  Achaan Sucitto

2001-02-15 Acceptance 60:34
  Carol Wilson
"It is only here where we can discover our potential for happiness."
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-02-14 Dharma Talk 1:11:18
  Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat

2001-02-14 Stop 63:07
  Sylvia Boorstein
How to use "stopping" as a tool in wise practice. Kindness and goodness are parameters to measure our practice. Stories of the Buddha including "a wise ape teaches kindness." Discussion of the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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