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Dharma Talks
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

2017-09-02 You are Beautiful as You Are (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:11
  Howard Cohn
You are not measurable or comparable. You are a unique beautiful expression of life.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Insight Meditation Retreat

2017-09-02 Emotions, emotions, emotions :) 53:27
  Pascal Auclair
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Discovering Freedom: Labor Day Meditation Weekend

2017-09-02 Day 3 Metta Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 29:29
  James Baraz
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Insight Meditation Retreat

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