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Dharma Talks
2017-04-12 Dharma Conversations with Tony Bernhard (Drop-in at Spirit Rock) 2:02:21
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2017-04-10 The radical truth of impermanence. 53:30
  Joseph Goldstein
How we can go from our conventional understanding, that everything changes - to a vision of impermanence - that radically transforms our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2017-04-10 Buddhist Studies Course - Lovingkindness and Compassion - Week 5 1:29:37
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course - Lovingkindness and Compassion

2017-04-10 The Shared Heart of Buddhist Practice and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Nonviolence (Drop-In at Spirit Rock) 1:11:40
  Donald Rothberg
At a time when there is a great need for us to have a sense of practice in all the parts of our lives—our individual consciousness, relational life, and social engagement—we explore the powerful vision of integrating Buddhist practice and traditions of nonviolence; each has its strengths and weaknesses. We do so by pointing to the shared heart of Buddhist practice and the nonviolence of Martin Luther King, Jr.—identifying four main areas: (1) the “optimistic” view of the deep goodness of human nature, (2) the understanding of reactivity and “passing on the pain” as the roots of dukkha (or suffering) and violence; (3) the grounding in an ethics of non-harming and nonviolence; and (4) the centrality of lovingkindness (metta) and love that is ultimately extended to all.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2017-04-07 Awakening As We Age (Non-residential retreat at Spirit Rock) 6:47:59
  Anna Douglas
Day 3
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening As We Age (Non-residential retreat at Spirit Rock)

2017-04-06 "The Role of Motivation and Intention" 54:25
  Kate Munding
Parts of this evening will be experiential as a means to get us directly in touch with our heart-based intentions that can help guide us through confusion and distraction and propel us in the direction of freedom in our heart and mind.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2017-04-06 Embodying Dharma 49:50
  Zohar Lavie
Sangha Seva Dharmalaya Work Retreat

2017-04-05 Soul Recognition: The Practice of Namaste 52:19
  Tara Brach
In our daily trance we experience ourselves and others through a filter of wants, fears, stories and beliefs. Drawing on an engaging story from the legends of King Arthur, this talk explores how we can see past this conditioning by learning to see – in ourselves and others – vulnerability, goodness and awareness itself. Sometimes called “soul recognition,” this seeing is the essence of “Namaste” – realizing and honoring the sacredness that shines through all beings.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2017-04-05 Meditation: Awakening through the Inner Body 24:23
  Tara Brach
When we attune to the inner body, we discover a field of energy and aliveness that is the portal to pure presence. This meditation guides our attention to the inner body, opens to the play of sound and invites us to rest in the awake awareness that includes and is the grounds of this living world.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2017-04-05 Not Clinging to Fixed Views: Social Activism as Spiritual Practice (Drop-in at Spirit Rock) 2:00:33
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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