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Dharma Talks
2015-07-01 Practice for the welfare of all beings 43:58
  Jean Esther
We practice meditation to recognize the changing conditions of life and how we respond to suffering in ourselves and in our world
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat

2015-07-01 Part 2: Devotional Practices 1:18:28
  Tara Brach
The sacred feminine expresses the realization of our belonging, our innate interdependence with all of life. These two classes explores inner practices that help us open to our longing to belong, and awaken the power of prayer.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2015-07-01 Sati-More on Mindfulness: its Images, Functions and Relations 58:20
  Akincano Marc Weber
Sati in the Suttas – Contexts and Descriptions from the Early Buddhist Tradition
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-07-01 Practicing the Second Precept - Not taking that which is not given 60:06
  Donald Rothberg
After a brief review of the nature of ethical practice, we look at outer, inner, and social dimensions of practicing the second precept - including a song and discussion of some of the challenges of such practices.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2015-07-01 Reflection: 4 Satipaṭṭhāna channels as a map of experience – identifying them in our experience. 34:04
  Akincano Marc Weber
Sati as attuned attentional relationship. Two dimensions of training mindfulness: (i) temporal continuity (ii) spatial stability. Preferences and inclinations of meditators for one above the other are natural but need challenging. Instructions for a day's practice of kāyānupassanā.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-06-30 Holding Life Tenderly 50:48
  Larry Yang
Mindfulness and Lovingkindness in Our Lives
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Annual People of Color Retreat-Deepen Your Dharma, Deepen Your Freedom

2015-06-30 Upādāna and diṭṭhi as fuel for suffering 48:01
  Akincano Marc Weber
Text and context - vedic background of attachment (upādāna) - diṭṭhi and how we got there in the first place.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-06-30 Loving Kindness Practice 29:46
  Jean Esther
Instructions for easy being, self, other
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat

2015-06-30 Guided Metta Meditation: Dear Friend and Self 45:51
  Nikki Mirghafori
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Annual People of Color Retreat-Deepen Your Dharma, Deepen Your Freedom

2015-06-29 Thinking 58:00
  Matthew Brensilver
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

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