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2017-05-25 From "Let Go" to "Let's Go": Provided we know where we are (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 51:54
  Sayadaw U Jagara
Inquiry has to start with acknowledging where we are now, then further discernment will tell us a bit more about the why. Based on the morning instructions on the 4 Elements we come to know more about the dynamics of our life, i.e. the body and mind and the whole universe.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Examining Reality as a Path to Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2017-05-25 Day 3: Metta Sit with Guidance (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 44:13
  Brian Lesage
Forgiveness
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening

2017-05-25 Day 3 Instructions and Sitting: 4 Elements Meditation (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:52
  Nikki Mirghafori
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Examining Reality as a Path to Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2017-05-25 Day 3 Instructions and Sitting (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 37:54
  Matthew Brensilver
Feeling and Internal Dialogue
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening

2017-05-24 Day 2: Metta sit with Guidance: Related to Examining Reality (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 26:55
  Sayadaw U Jagara
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Examining Reality as a Path to Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2017-05-24 Intentions for Practice and the Jewel of Curiosity (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:55
  Matthew Brensilver
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening

2017-05-24 Meditation: Opening to the River of Aliveness 17:22
  Tara Brach
This meditation guides us to awaken to sensation using the image of a smile and scanning through the body. We then open to sound and to the entire changing flow of experience. When we connect with the changing flow of sensations, feelings and sounds, we also discover the formless awareness that is our Source… and home. “This river of sensation ceaselessly vibrating… tingling… flowing… let it live through you.” “Completely relax with this ever changing dance of sound and sensation.”
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2017-05-24 The Reality of Change: Embracing this Living Dying World 53:02
  Tara Brach
“What is it that allows us to open our hearts to every moment of our life? It’s the remembrance that it’s passing and it’s precious.” Our true refuge is reality – only by opening to “things as they are” do we find true peace and freedom. This talk explores impermanence – a key feature of reality. We look at our habits of resisting change – including loss and death, the practices that awaken and open us, and the gifts of letting go into the ever-changing river of experience.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2017-05-24 Examining Reality: Preparing Ourselves by Grounding in Ethical Integrity (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:16
  Nikki Mirghafori
This talk was given on the second day of a week-long retreat entitled, "Examining Reality". Four ways of practicing with sila (virtue) from the Visuddhimagga are discussed. The talk ends with an invitation to examine our assumptions about our physical experience of reality.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Examining Reality as a Path to Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2017-05-24 I Would Have Wanted More, But I Never Wanted Other (Drop-in at Spirit Rock) 2:04:21
  Sylvia Boorstein
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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