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Dharma Talks
2017-01-12 The mind, the pain and the promise of mindfulness 1:10:37
  Akincano Marc Weber
The nature of the citta – the experience of dukkha & tanhā – dimensions of ignorance – clarifications on sati and the transformation of dukkha through mindfulness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research

2017-01-12 Metta meditation. 34:01
  Chris Cullen
Guided meditation. Metta is embodied practice– Categories of community, self, benefactor and good friend.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research

2017-01-12 Reflexions on the practice of contemplating mind content (cittānupassanā). Exercises with 3 questions. 53:12
  Akincano Marc Weber
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research

2017-01-11 The Spirit of Metta Practice and the Challenges to Practicing Metta (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:03
  Donald Rothberg
Metta practice offers a radical approach: To bring the wise, kind, and embodied heart to every moment and to every situation, even when things are difficult. Yet there are a number of challenges to such practice. These challenges are identified, and suggestions are given on how to work with these challenges.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center January Metta Retreat

2017-01-11 Dissolving Trance with RAIN 1:12:46
  Tara Brach
One of the pervasive expressions of trance is identifying with a limited and separate sense of self. This talk contrasts the self-trance to our intrinsically open, awake and loving awareness. We then explore how the mindfulness and self-compassion in the RAIN practice can directly dissolve trance and reconnect us to our true nature.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2017-01-11 Reflexions on the role of hedonic tone and attention (vedanā) 43:39
  Akincano Marc Weber
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research

2017-01-11 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Buddhist Practice, and Our Times 61:11
  Donald Rothberg
We explore the shared heart of the approaches of Buddhist practice and the life and work of Dr. King, pointing to how their integration is crucial to respond to the needs of our time.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2017-01-10 The Wisdom Guided Heart: The Safest Refuge (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:10
  Sylvia Boorstein
Overview of meditation techniques and how they contribute to the development of wisdom and its expression as kindness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center January Metta Retreat

2017-01-10 "Cultivating Samadhi" 58:11
  Chris Cullen
Practices for cultivating appreciative fullness and collectiveness using the Jhana factors. Hindrances are also briefly explored
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research

2017-01-10 Contemplating Body – take two (kāyānupassanā) 42:02
  Akincano Marc Weber
Involuntary and voluntary attention – attention vs. mindfulness – the notion of embodiment – pleasure and discomfort and the training of a deliberate attentional relationship. Followed by experiential exercise: Three dimensions of bodily awareness
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research

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