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Dharma Talks
2016-04-13 Releasing Self-Blame - Pathways to a Forgiving Heart 53:44
  Tara Brach
When we are stuck in blaming, disliking or hating ourselves, we are unable to love our world. This talk explores what underlies our addiction to self-blame and the teachings and practices that loosen aversive self-judgment and help us cultivate a forgiving heart.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2016-04-13 Causes of Craving and Not Craving 48:18
  Rick Hanson
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Evolving Together: Mindfulness, Meditation and Modern Science Retreat

2016-04-12 Evolving Together 44:16
  Wes Nisker
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Evolving Together: Mindfulness, Meditation and Modern Science Retreat

2016-04-12 Encouraging Compassion 50:27
  Rick Hanson
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Evolving Together: Mindfulness, Meditation and Modern Science Retreat

2016-04-11 Course closing 34:23
  Akincano Marc Weber
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Satipaṭṭhāna: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2016-04-10 Traveling into one's life. 22:30
  Akincano Marc Weber
Encouragement and reflections for post retreat
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Satipaṭṭhāna: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2016-04-10 The Answer is Equanimity 29:04
  Jose Reissig
The appropriate response to the conflicts that come our way is equanimity, rather than adding fuel to the fire by rushing to take sides. Equanimity also requires that we let the conflicts touch our heart while we defuse them. It is surely not indifference.
Rhinebeck Sitting Group :  Rhinebeck Sitting Group Retreat

2016-04-09 The Balance of the Seven Factors of Awakening 67:12
  Kamala Masters
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Equanimity: Seeing with Quiet Eyes

2016-04-08 Hindrances - 4th Satipaṭṭhāna 43:37
  Akincano Marc Weber
Meeting the meditators humanity
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Satipaṭṭhāna: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2016-04-08 Equanimity and Kamma 55:53
  Sally Clough Armstrong
There are two main aspects to equanimity as a Brahma Vihara: first, a balanced, spacious mind, which is a mental factor we can know and cultivate. Secondly, an understanding of the nature of reality, known in Buddhist teachings as the dhamma, or truth, which is expressed here in the teachings on kamma (karma in Sanskrit.) Kamma simply means action, and refers to the universal laws of cause and effect and conditionality. In this teaching, the Buddha highlighted the importance of intentions in our actions. We come to understand that our lives are shaped by our choices, and the importance of bringing mindfulness and wisdom to our choices and intentions. We also should be aware that, even with good intentions, our actions can have harmful impacts, especially as we live, work and practice in communities with people with different cultural, racial, economic, gender identifications, sexual orientations, or other diverse experiences.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Equanimity: Seeing with Quiet Eyes

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