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2014-09-17 Bad Hair Cuts, Teenage Acne and Body Odor: Freedom from Identification with the Body. 50:37
  Sally Clough Armstrong
There are three common ways to relate to the body-aversive, disconnected or obsessed. The practice of body contemplation, particularly the 32 Parts of the Body, replaces these with wise attitudes towards our body.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation

2014-09-17 Why We Practice: The Wisdom of Seeing Impermanence 55:26
  Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 1

2014-09-17 (On Climate Change) Earth’s Crisis - On the Edge of the Roof 1:19:32
  Tara Brach
This talk views the ecological dis-ease of our planet through the lens of our evolutionary unfolding. We explore the egoic trance that has precipitated the destruction of our environment, and the inner practices of presence that enable us to respond from love and wisdom.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2014-09-17 Awakening to Impermanence 39:01
  Tempel Smith
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Four Noble Truths: A non-silent Study and Practice Retreat

2014-09-17 Part 2 on 32 Parts of the Body 43:16
  Richard Shankman
Meditation on Flesh, Sinews, Bones, Bone Marrow and Kidneys
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation

2014-09-17 Three Types of Dukkha 60:12
  Nikki Mirghafori
(missing first half)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Four Noble Truths: A non-silent Study and Practice Retreat

2014-09-17 Doubt 57:09
  Tony Bernhard
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2014-09-17 Part 1 on 32 Parts of the Body 56:58
  Bob Stahl
Meditation on Head Hair, Body Hair, Nails, Teeth and Skin
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation

2014-09-17 Meeting The Five Hindrances With Mindfulness 56:10
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Guided Meditation on the five hindrances; sense desires, ill-will, restlessness and worry, sloth and torpor and doubt
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 1

2014-09-16 Breath: An Intimate Focus for Attention 45:06
  Shaila Catherine
This talk was given as a part of the series "Enhancing Mindfulness Skills: A Seven-Week Series Dedicated to Cultivating Transformative Insight." How do we approach the breath? The breath can be used in a variety of ways to enhance mindfulness and to cultivate insight, such as impermanence. Most simply, perhaps, is that we can calm the mind by observing the breath. We can use the breath to tune into the present moment experience, here and now. We also can use the breath as a way to assess our feelings. Namely, we can tune into our moods by noticing how our breath changes. Another approach to work with the breath is to realize that it's changing, that it's impermanent. This realization of the impermanence of the breath can lead us to a skillful and powerful recollection of death. Let this contemplation of death be poignant enough to stir a sense of urgency within us, so we can reflect on what is really important in our lives.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley

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