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Dharma Talks
2001-05-14 Leading Inwards Or Onwards? 65:58
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Recollection of the Triple Gem.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-05-11 Opening Talk: Refuges And Precepts 45:37
  Ajahn Amaro
Offering reflections on the form of retreat and the meaning of the refuges and precepts.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-05-07 Who Are You Really? 60:10
  Jack Kornfield
An inquiry into the essence of who we really are, accepting and honoring the totality of ourselves.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2001-05-02 When Things Don't Go Our Way 49:52
  Michele McDonald
Instead of pretending to be okay when our beautiful dreams get blown apart, can we learn to respond with compassion, ease and balance?
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-05-01 Emotional Wakefulness 47:12
  Christina Feldman
Because of the power of our emotions, we are called upon in this practice to cultivate emotional mindfulness and emotional freedom. What is the interface then between experiencing our feelings fully, and maintaining emotional equanimity, or balance? How can we relate to our emotional life in a way that allows the creative power of our hearts to awaken?

2001-05-01 The Five Powers Of Mind 46:57
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
The five powers of mind are confidence, effort, mindfulness, concentration and wisdom. This talk addresses how they balance and work together, bringing inner freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-04-29 Refuge 52:22
  Christina Feldman
Taking refuge is an invitation to explore our inner capacity for awakening wisdom and compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-04-24 The Lion's Roar: Strength, Confidence And Wisdom From The Heart Of Metta 63:45
  Marcia Rose
"When the heart enters into the mind, the mind then has quite a different quality." Learning to abide in our practice and in our life as a whole with kindness and patience--the heart of metta--we are then able to respond rather than react to what life offers. Stories woven into this talk are from the time of the Buddha and from our contemporary time that exemplify what the Buddha called "The Lion's Roar."
Mabel Dodge, Taos

2001-04-23 No 'me', No 'i', No 'mine': Liberation In Not Clinging 65:35
  Marcia Rose
The essential aim of the Buddha's teaching is toward the understanding that comes through our own direct experience; that there is no person who is a 'self' and no thing- nothing- that is a separate self.
Mabel Dodge, Taos

2001-04-22 Suffering: Its Cause And Its End 1:17:15
  Marcia Rose
Through deep understanding, we can find the end of the restlessness of constant craving and resistance; the end of suffering.
Mabel Dodge, Taos

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