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Dharma Talks
2001-03-29 Refinement Of Mind - part 2 60:12
  James Baraz
The Buddha explained how concentration, energy and equanimity work together to help purify a practitioner's mind over time. How can we wisely develop and bring to balance these qualities essential to waking up?
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2001-03-28 The Middle Path And Freedom 49:13
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
This talk is an exploration of what the Middle Path is: it includes discussion on the extremes of self indulgence and self-denial, as well as fantasy and worry.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-26 Liberating Insight 52:15
  Anna Douglas
Realizing the aim of insight and its effect on how we view reality.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-03-23 Seasons Of The Heart 41:25
  Anna Douglas
This talk gives an overview of the continually changing terrain of practice-- the various seasons of the heart, which expose us to all sides of human experience. A question is then explored: where is progress on the path to be found if we keep cycling through the same seasons of the heart?

2001-03-22 Refinement Of Mind - part 1 63:49
  James Baraz
The Buddha's discourse on refinement of mind from the Anguttara Nikaya describes the process a practitioner experiences in moving from grosser types of attachment to more subtle and refined ones. This talk focuses on how the practice affects our thoughts, words and actions as we continue our journey of awakening.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2001-03-16 Seven Factors Of Enlightenment 44:57
  Marie Mannschatz
Attending to the seven steps which lead into a full presence of being.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2001-03-15 Mindfulness Of Speech 48:07
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
Learning the four guidelines of mindful speaking which allow us to see with greater clarity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-14 Impermanence 64:10
  Anna Douglas
Allowing the reality of impermanence; the play of ceaseless change, to pervade our consciousness and influence the way we live our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-14 Receiving The World 46:43
  Rodney Smith
Looking at how to use three different postures toward life and freedom to move from partial openness to radical receptivity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-03-13 Renunciation 48:25
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
Understanding the true meaning of renunciation. Renunciation is not what it sounds like.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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