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Dharma Talks
2015-07-25 Taking the Practice Home 43:09
  Pascal Auclair
Learning to take care of this psycho-physical little system. Hopefully we learn to take care of the bigger systems we are part of-Systems of oppression included.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Insight Meditation Retreat

2015-07-25 Mind-Development and unification (samatha) - The Elephant Path 44:24
  Akincano Marc Weber
Asanga's nine stages of Calm Abiding (with a printout of a Tibetan 19th century drawing illustrating this Path.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-07-25 Reflection:--Awakening Factors-2-Tranquillity-Unification-Equanimity 45:35
  Akincano Marc Weber
Brief Reading of the Ahāra-Sutta SN 46.51 / S v 102
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-07-24 Mindfulness and Metta With the Hindrances 58:30
  Rebecca Bradshaw
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds

2015-07-24 Reflection-Awakening Factors-1: Mindfulness – Investigation of states – Energy – Interest/Rapture 55:40
  Akincano Marc Weber
The fire similes (SN 46.53 / S v 112)
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2015-07-24 The Path of Wise Speech 67:15
  Oren J. Sofer
Introduction to practicing with Right Speech and overview of its relevance in spiritual practice. Talk ends with reflections on the triple gem (three refuges) and five precepts.
Barre Center For Buddhist Studies The Path of Wise Speech: Living the Teachings

2015-07-23 Emptiness, Luminosity, Responsiveness 58:40
  Joseph Goldstein
When compassion and emptiness are both present, enlightenment is unavoidable.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Insight Meditation Retreat

2015-07-22 Distortions of Perception, Mind & View 51:17
  Anushka Fernandopulle
Vipallasa Sutta: Understanding perception and the ways in which we have errors in understanding of the three characteristics (anicca, anatta, dukkha) and asubha that keep us spinning in delusion. Doggies and empty boats.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Insight Meditation Retreat

2015-07-22 That Bird Got My Wings 1:17:46
  Tara Brach
This talk looks at how we are imprisoned by a limited sense of who we are, and how the wings of mindfulness and heartfulness enable us to realize the spirit that is our essence. We then look at how we can bring the wings of freedom to our engagement with others. The talk’s title is the name of a book written by Jarvis Masters, a deeply wise and inspiring African American man currently on death row at San Quentin prison.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2015-07-22 Ways of getting lost - At the Bhikkhunī's Quarters - Directed and Undirected Meditation 44:53
  Akincano Marc Weber
(SN 47.10 / S v 147) Finding the entry to the Spiral Path through the inspiring sign.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 15 to July 31 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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