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Dharma Talks
2014-08-21 The Secret Instruction To Open Your heart And Deepen Your Mindfulness Practice 48:56
  James Baraz
You're probably very familiar with the power of mindfulness. But as powerful as it is to just see things clearly, we can include a perspective that will bring richness and depth to our dharma practice.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2014-08-21 Metta Practice, Day 6 57:43
  Tempel Smith
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Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2014-08-21 Reflection. Cittānupassanā continued. Sati as relationship; the construction of relationship in analogy to our senses. Ways in: Three practical entry points into the contemplation of mind. 26:32
  Akincano Marc Weber
Follow-up on Contemplation of mind from previous week. Need to clarify the "how“ of being mindful rather than habitually resort to a – possibly unconscious – way of doing so. (Examples) How to find an entry to Contemplations of mind-states and learning to understand them rather than marinate in them.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2014-08-21 Morning Instructions: Gladdening the Mind 51:57
  Phillip Moffitt
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2014-08-20 As Dawn before Sunrise: 7 conditions for the arising of the 8-fold Path 53:00
  Akincano Marc Weber
Exposition of S 45, 49-62 / S v 29-32: Seven keys to the arising of the Eightfold Path. A teaching outside of the famous Buddhist charts and yet more than pertinent to the development of the Gradual Path.
Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley

2014-08-20 The Variety of Samadhi Experience 65:55
  Phillip Moffitt
Multiple suggestions for firming up the practice at this point, riding the momentum of a collected, unified mind. Includes 'Gladdening of the Mind' guided meditation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2014-08-20 Bringing Awareness to Doing 1:19:07
  Tara Brach
One of the core domains of egoic trance is addictive doing - chronic activity driven by fear and wanting that keeps us from realizing a wholeness of Being. This talk looks at how addictive doing keeps us in the map of time, identified as a separate self, always on our way somewhere else. We then explore ways we undo this conditioning by pausing and opening to the liberating dimension of Being.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2014-08-20 Practicing with Challenges 4 - Working with Conflict 60:11
  Donald Rothberg
We explore a more relational way of practicing with challenges, looking at practicing with conflict. We examine some of the personal and cultural conditioning about conflict, as well as ways to bring wisdom, empathy, compassion and skillful action into conflicts, whether inner, interpersonal or social. Conflict is defined more neutrally and simply as a difference in objectives, goals or values.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
Attached Files:
  • A Methodology for the Non-Dual Transformation of Conflicts: The Work of Johan Galtung by Donald Rothberg (PDF)

2014-08-20 Metta Practice, Day 5 63:48
  Phillip Moffitt
Radiating Metta
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

2014-08-20 Morning Instructions Day 5 52:42
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Guided Meditation: exploring the effort side of maintaining continuity of the breath; aiming and sustaining
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat

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