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Dharma Talks
2017-09-06 The Two Arrows 1 2:07:14
  Donald Rothberg
We explore the powerful teaching and how it might be understood and practiced, this week more in terms of individual inner practice, and next week, more in terms of interpersonal and social action.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2017-09-06 Morning Meditation Instructions 46:04
  Anushka Fernandopulle
First day instructions for sitting and walking meditation
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Freedom and Ease of Being: A Meditation Retreat for Our LGBTIQ Community

2017-09-05 Talk: viriya, energy, effort and balance 37:48
  Jill Shepherd
Exploring how we commonly get off balance, and ways to come back to balance
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-04 The Bodhisattva, Integration, and Next Steps 28:09
  Donald Rothberg
Near the end of the retreat, offering of some integrative reflections to help us each reflect on our next steps following our three-day retreat.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Buddhist Practice and Gandhian/Kingian Nonviolence Training

2017-09-04 Forgiveness Practice 51:10
  Donald Rothberg
A short talk on the nature of forgiveness, followed by instructions for one type of forgiveness practice, and then guidance in this practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Buddhist Practice and Gandhian/Kingian Nonviolence Training

2017-09-03 "Hatred Never Ceases by Hatred" (Retreat Version) (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:46
  James Baraz
With so much greed and hatred and cruelty in our world, it is easy to react with anger and ill will; but that only adds to the negativity. There is a better way to respond and bring more consciousness to this situation leading to effective action.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Insight Meditation Retreat

2017-09-03 Talk: from greed to freedom 51:03
  Jill Shepherd
An overview of the three afflictive energies of greed, hatred and ignorance, and how they condition the five hindrances, focusing on greed and desire for sense pleasure. Exploring ways to work skilfully with this energy to move towards increasing freedom.
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-03 Thoughts, thoughts, thoughts :) 43:41
  Pascal Auclair
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Discovering Freedom: Labor Day Meditation Weekend

2017-09-03 Forms of Meditation Practice in Nonviolence Training; Metta (Lovingkindness) Practice 46:39
  Donald Rothberg
First, there is a short account of the various types of meditative practice that complement more outwardly-oriented nonviolence training and that could constitute more inwardly-oriented nonviolence training. Then there is a brief introduction to metta practice, along with guidance in this practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Buddhist Practice and Gandhian/Kingian Nonviolence Training

2017-09-03 Deconstructing Our Life: Instructional Sit 62:20
  Anushka Fernandopulle
Exploring feeling tone(vedana) and the mind as a sense door. What causes tension in the mind. Morning instructions
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Discovering Freedom: Labor Day Meditation Weekend

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