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Dharma Talks
2016-12-01 From Samadhi (Concentration) and Insight Practice to Awakened Awareness 66:14
  Donald Rothberg
We first explore further the "three ways of seeing that free" (examining the "three characteristics" of phenomena), with particular emphasis on a practically-based overview of anatta (not-self). We then see how samadhi practice and insight practice develop, as they progress, toward a third mode of practice--opening to "awakened awareness" or "radiant mind." We look at the nature of awakened awareness, and point to several practical methods of accessing awakened awareness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center From Mindfulness Breath to Radiant Mind

2016-12-01 Concentration and Insight 1:03
  Erin Selover
This talk gives a general overview of practice, follow up thoughts from the previous night's talk on samadhi, and an introduction to the process of orienting perceptino towards change and dukkha.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center From Mindfulness Breath to Radiant Mind

2016-12-01 "Metta, Hatred and Forgiveness" 60:12
  Kate Munding
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2016-12-01 07 The Five Hindrances 43:23
  Jill Shepherd
An overview of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, focusing on the Five Hindrances
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Four-day Insight Meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-12-01 Love, Serve, Remember = Non-Greed, Non-Hatred, Non-Delusion 65:19
  James Baraz
The three sources of true happiness are the same no matter what the spiritual tradition.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Connecting Mind and Heart

2016-12-01 A Guided Meditation on Passive Friendliness 44:02
  Heather Martin
A guided session. We can forget that there's a whole range of qualities of friendliness that are non-doing or passive. Listening, caring, empathizing, respecting, allowing, appreciating, honoring and more.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Connecting Mind and Heart

2016-12-01 06 Instructions: refining mindfulness of body and of breathing 8:08
  Jill Shepherd
Refining mindfulness of the body and of breathing, using noting of physical sensations
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Four-day Insight Meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-12-01 05 Very brief posture guidance 2:40
  Jill Shepherd
Suggestions for sitting posture on floor and in chair
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Four-day Insight Meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-12-01 04 Guided meditation: two ways of practicing mindfulness of breathing 31:44
  Jill Shepherd
Two ways of working with mindfulness of the breath: to settle the mind and/or refine awareness
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Four-day Insight Meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-12-01 03 Two ways of exploring mindfulness of breathing 13:32
  Jill Shepherd
Some definitions of mindfulness, and two ways of working with mindfulness of the breath to settle the mind and/or refine awareness
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Four-day Insight Meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

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