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Dharma Talks
2016-10-17 Living with Loving Awareness 60:08
  Mark Coleman
Monday Night Dharma Talk
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2016-10-17 Transcendent dependent origination 61:46
  Guy Armstrong
This talk describes the 12 causal links in a sequence leading from suffering to liberation, including faith, rapture, happiness, concentration, and dispassion. It is a description in positive terms, of the Ark of the Buddha's path.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1

2016-10-17 Understanding Sensuality - Week 5 1:28:22
  Mark Nunberg
We have now completed half of our course examining our experience of sensuality. As we have begun to reflect on the limitation of sense experience we want to specifically look into the limitations of what we might consider wholesome experience. What danger, if any, is associated with wholesome experiences? At the end of MN 13, The Discourse on the Great Mass of Stress the Buddha uses the example of meditative peace as a sense experience with the allure of gratification, with drawbacks and with an escape. So if even the deepest states of meditative peace have drawbacks what about the pleasant wholesome states that our minds are still dependent on? Are these experiences a set up for disappointment, stress and suffering? What has our experience taught us? Let's notice the ephemeral quality of our wholesome moments. Are they stable enough to provide lasting satisfaction?
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course - Understanding Sensuality

2016-10-17 Morning Reflection - The Technique of Labeling 10:16
  Brian Lesage
This brief morning reflection offers a brief introduction to utilizing the technique of labeling in one's meditation practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1

2016-10-16 Purifying habits of heart/mind 60:54
  Carol Wilson
All aspects of the Buddhist teaching offer various methods to support purifying our hearts
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1

2016-10-16 Day 4 Morning Instructions 40:50
  Mark Coleman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center An Undefended Heart

2016-10-15 Dana Parmi – cultivating generosity 50:19
  Jaya Rudgard
How the qualities of generosity and non-stinginess are an on going support for practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1

2016-10-15 The Freedom of Awareness 52:41
  Mark Coleman
Learning to abide in awareness brings a clarity, and understanding & natural spaciousness in all life. Recognizing this innate awake quality of life is the doorway to freedom.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Natural Radiance-The Freedom of Awareness

2016-10-15 Workshop - The Three Characteristics of All Existence 3:07:48
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Common Ground Meditation Center

2016-10-14 Khanti: patience on the path to awakening 47:01
  Bonnie Duran
This talk reviews the dimension of the pairing of patience with advice about how to cultivate Khanti.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1

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