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Dharma Talks
2010-11-11 Goodness and Joy : Uplifting the Heart 53:34
  Yanai Postelnik
Spiritual practice rests on a deep trust in the fundamental wholesomeness of our hearts seeking for happiness. We can learn to honour the goodness of our core motivation, even as we recognise our need to deepen the skill and wisdom with which we pursue genuine wellbeing. This includes recognising the importance of connecting with that which brings joy to our heart as part of our spiritual practice, and honouring our own wholsesome qualities and actions.
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

2010-11-10 Releasing Karmic Patterns 1:20:15
  Tara Brach
We all have conditioned patterns of thinking and behaving that keep us identified as a separate, deficient self. This talk investigates the roots of this conditioning and ways that pausing and awakening mindfulness can free us to live from our inherent love and wisdom.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2010-11-10 Twelve Reasons Why We Practice 62:00
  Donald Rothberg
Connecting with our deep motivation for practice is a crucial support. We explore a number of interwoven motivations for practicing.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2010-11-10 Conditioned Arising 58:57
  Stephen Batchelor
Wellington Insight Meditation Community Secular Buddhism

2010-11-10 Mindfulness Part 2 61:05
  Marcia Rose
Mountain Hermitage Self No Self and the Creative Process

2010-11-09 Your Basic Goodness 46:49
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2010-11-09 Reflections on Death 49:04
  Susan O'Brien
How reflecting on our own impermanence can be a support in practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2010-11-09 Satipatthana Sutta, Second Foundation: Neutral Feelings 58:18
  Rodney Smith
Neutral feelings pervade our life when we try to maintain a high level of intensity for our life's purpose and meaning. Busyness is an indication of this dependency, but as soon as the energy decreases below an established threshold, our mind wonders, and we become dull, listless, and uninterested. Awareness has not waned in the slightest, but we have been conditioned to stop paying attention.
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection The Satipatthana Sutta

2010-11-09 What is Secular Buddhism 54:25
  Stephen Batchelor
Wellington Insight Meditation Community Secular Buddhism

2010-11-09 Recollection of the Dhamma-part of a three part series on the Triple Gem: As Refuge, Inspiration, and Meditation Practice 54:00
  Shaila Catherine
The Triple Gem: Recollection of the Dhamma—The Liberating Teachings. This is the second installment in a three part series on the three jewels or three refuges. This talk introduces the practice of contemplating the Dhamma (dhammanusati) as a meditation practice that enhances joy, delight, energy, and faith in the efficacy of the path. The reflection considers the Dhamma as good in the beginning, good in the middle, and good in the end, pure in its meaning and in its detail, immediate, timeless, inviting one to come and see, worthy of application, to be experienced by the wise.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
In collection Triple Gem: As Refuge, Inspiration, and Meditation Practice

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