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Dharma Talks
2014-08-30 Flowing with Life as it Is 50:12
  Sharda Rogell
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Retreat

2014-08-30 Metta - Friendliness 43:00
  Pascal Auclair
A few words on this quality of mind, a poem and a guided meditation
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering Innate Freedom: Labor Day Meditation Weekend

2014-08-30 Three Characteristics and Keeping Your Seat 48:24
  Anushka Fernandopulle
Orientation to the mind and sense doors
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering Innate Freedom: Labor Day Meditation Weekend

2014-08-30 Opening Meditation Instructions and Guided Meditation 67:00
  Pascal Auclair
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering Innate Freedom: Labor Day Meditation Weekend

2014-08-30 Reflection. Technique-Skill-Attitude.The Myth of the Present Moment - Sati as Relationship. Bhaddekaratta gathā - Verses on a single excellent night. Description: On having a relationship with one’s mind: About the necessity and the limitations of technique, the role of skill and attitude in the meditative process. The (false) myth of "now“ and the difference between 'the present moment' and a 'presently arisen state‘. (Verses of M 131-134) 23:25
  Akincano Marc Weber
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2014-08-29 The Pathless Path 60:02
  Howard Cohn
Opening to life as it is. Learning how to navigate and realize the four noble truths...
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Retreat

2014-08-29 On the 4 Paths to empowerment. A fresh look at the teaching on iddhipāda. 47:07
  Akincano Marc Weber
The "bases of power“ or the 4 paths to empowerment a) in the context of the suttas and b) in the context of everyday life. A non-canonical detour that maps the pattern of the "empowerment won by ardency, perseverance and concentration of desire / energy / mind / discernment“ with the archetypes; a and a possible reflection on the pattern of seeking success and empowerment in our own life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2014-08-29 Reflection. (A)Fire simile: When and when not practice some of the awakening factors. (B) What do hindrances feed on? What are the nutriments of the awakening factors? What the texts and commentaries say. 31:25
  Akincano Marc Weber
Description: (A) Short exposition of S 53,3 / S v 112: When to practice which particular awakening factors. (B) Exposition of S 51,1 / S v 102-105: a look at a terse text and a commentary’s helpful suggestions.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2014-08-28 The What, Why and How of Dharma Practice 59:45
  James Baraz
Coming to retreat people often ask themselves "What are we doing and why?" This talk explains the basic principles of vipassana, why it's so transformative and attitudes that support the deepening of that transformation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Retreat

2014-08-28 Reflection. Dhammānupassanā. Contemplation of Mindobjects and States. 24:49
  Akincano Marc Weber
Structural difference of the 4th satipaṭṭhāna in comparison to the other three. Focusing on the nivāraṇa (hindrances) and bojjhaṅga (awakening factors) as possibilities for inquiry and investigation.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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