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2015-10-08 "The Truth of Suffering and the Way That Leads to the End of Suffering" 59:39
  Kate Munding
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2015-10-08 Morning Reflection: Feelings - Vedana 11:04
  Marcia Rose
Feeling of pleasant, unpleasant or neither pleasant nor unpleasant/neutral arise in response to every contact that comes through each of our sense doors. Feelings are what conditions our mind to try to hold on to the pleasant or push away,avoid or ignore the unpleasant. Mindfully observing feelings with more equanimity is a very helpful door to open our door way out of suffering
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge October 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-10-08 Big Mind Guided Meditation 44:20
  Guy Armstrong
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2015-10-07 Trusting Ourselves, Trusting Life 1:12:33
  Tara Brach
How can we trust in basic goodness when we encounter so much greed and violence within and around us? This talk explores three pathways of practice that enable us to bring a healing attention to our primitive survival conditioning, and cultivate the heart and awareness that express our full potential and deepest essence. "Who would you be if you trusted the basic goodness and beauty that lives through you?"
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2015-10-07 Guided Metta 45:18
  Kamala Masters
Oneself, benefactor, dear friend and neutral person
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2015-10-07 The Urgency of Now - Connecting Inner and Outer Transformation 66:23
  Donald Rothberg
As we face multiple crises, yet also open to new transformations - inner and outer- a new type of spiritual practitioner is needed, connecting inner and outer transformation. Echoing the Buddhist bodhisattvas, Jewish prophets, Jesus, many indigenous leaders, Gandhi, King and Dorothy Day among others. The "new bodhisattva" follows a new kind of training which is outlined.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2015-10-05 The Second Foundation of Mindfulness: Feeling Tone 57:36
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Vedana, or the feeling tone of pleasant, unpleasant or neither-pleasant-nor-unpleasant that arises with each contact, was considered important enough by the Buddha to be a foundation of mindfulness, one of the five aggregates, and central to the teaching on dependent origination. It is also at the heart of the Dart Sutta in the Samyutta Nikaya, where the Buddha talks about the two common responses to suffering: to bemoan and lament the fact that suffering is happening, but often to try to avoid the unpleasant by chasing after the pleasant. This talk looks at all of these different teachings to help us understand the importance of bringing mindfulness to vedana in our practice and in our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2015-10-04 The Buddha's Teaching On Loving Kindness 56:41
  Greg Scharf
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2015-10-03 Revealing the Expressions of Ingnorance as White Priviledge 35:28
  Arinna Weisman
Aloka Vihara

2015-10-02 The Five Aggregates Are Not Self 61:56
  Guy Armstrong
When we understand our experience in terms of the five aggregates, we see without the unnecessary overlay of self. This way of understanding is liberating.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

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