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Dharma Talks
2012-05-23 The "Lack" of Self 54:02
  David Loy
Our most problematic dukkha is due to our sense of a separate self, a dukkha usually experienced as a sense of lack.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening in Service and Action: A Study Retreat on Socially Engaged Buddhism

2012-05-23 Understanding Anata 63:15
  Tony Bernhard
Anata, non-self is one of the characteristics of experience; concepts are labels we use to map process to make it understandable. All is in process and interconnected.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2012-05-23 Sangha as Refuge 52:21
  Molly Swan
True North Insight Celebrating Buddha, Dharma and Sangha

2012-05-23 Right Speech and Listening 1:25:29
  Anushka Fernandopulle
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Living Dharma: The Noble Eightfold Path

2012-05-23 Practicing with Views and Judgements in the Context of Service and Social Action 53:50
  Donald Rothberg
For many Western Buddhists, it is challenging and often confusing to know how to work with views, theories (whether spiritual or social) and the judgmental mind. We explore the nature of views and judgements and how to practice with them, especially in the context of service and social action.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening in Service and Action: A Study Retreat on Socially Engaged Buddhism

2012-05-23 Training for Intimacy with Life 69:00
  Tara Brach
"Enlightenment is intimacy with all things" teaches Zen Master Dogen. While we long for this intimacy, we are conditioned to avoid the vulnerability and fear that an intimate presence can arouse. This talk explores how our mindfulness and heart practices cultivate the capacity to be intimate with our sensations of aliveness, our emotions and the beings in our life.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2012-05-24 Right View and Dependent Origination 1:34:51
  Tempel Smith
The teaching on Dependent Origination shows us how craving and suffering arise from wrong understanding and a lawful process of cause and effect. By bringing wisdom and awareness to each step in this chain reaction, we uproot craving and bring an end to suffering.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Living Dharma: The Noble Eightfold Path

2012-05-24 Institutions and Poisons 1:10:17
  David Loy
Our economic system institutionalizes greed; our militarism institutionalizes aggression; the media institutionalizes delusion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening in Service and Action: A Study Retreat on Socially Engaged Buddhism

2012-05-25 Letting Go - Three Practices for Heart, Body and Mind 29:59
  Martin Aylward
Anupadana, meaning non-clinging (often translated as letting go), is the very essence of Dharma practice. This introductory talk looks at the specifics of cultivating a non-clinging attitude with respect our physical, emotional, and mental experience.
Gaia House Live and Let Go: Unburdening the Heart

2012-05-25 Right Action 1 - Morning Session 22:45
  Anushka Fernandopulle
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Living Dharma: The Noble Eightfold Path

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