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Dharma Talks
2010-12-12 "I Teach One Thing Only" 48:07
  Rodney Smith
This "one thing" the Buddha taught and forms a continuum of practice that informs our motivation all along the way.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation and the Heart

2010-12-13 The Five Hindrances 54:22
  Greg Scharf
A discussion of the difficulties we encounter in our practice and some suggestions for how to work with them skillfully.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2010-12-13 The 1906 Earth Quake 50:57
  Norman Fischer
How to work with suffering & fear - How people in the Earthquake experienced it.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2010-12-14 Recollection of the Sangha-part of a three part series on the Triple Gem: As Refuge, Inspiration, and Meditation Practice 38:10
  Shaila Catherine
The Triple Gem: Recollection of the Sangha—Community As Refuge. This is the third installment in the three part series on the triple refuge or three jewels. This talk introduces the contemplation of the virtues of the Sangha (sanghanusati) as a support for inspiration, trust, and gratitude for community. The liberating sangha is considered worthy of gifts and offerings; a field of merit; a community people who have made the effort to practice diligently, energetically; and who are cultivating a direct and liberating path.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
In collection Triple Gem: As Refuge, Inspiration, and Meditation Practice

2010-12-14 Holding Life Tenderly 51:31
  Larry Yang
The path of mindfulness and metta towards freedom.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Forgiveness: the Wisdom of Our Hearts (A Retreat for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & Same-Gender Loving Community)

2010-12-14 We are the Ones we are Looking for 48:55
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2010-12-15 Gradual and Immediate Awakening, II 60:49
  Donald Rothberg
We look in more depth at the path of gradual awakening and its complimentary path and practice of immediate awakening, suggesting a variety of ways to practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2010-12-15 Seeing Beyond the Veil 1:15:45
  Tara Brach
The source of our suffering is that we become identified with egoic roles and defenses that separate us from the truth of what we are. This talk explores some of the constricting identities that we take on, and the process of compassionate presence that reconnects us with our natural vitality, openheartedness and wisdom. We then enlarge our focus to seeing past the veil that obscures the sacred presence that shines through all beings.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2010-12-15 A Personal Journey of Suffering and Finding Compassion 43:22
  Arinna Weisman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Forgiveness: the Wisdom of Our Hearts (A Retreat for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & Same-Gender Loving Community)

2010-12-16 Gifts of Darkness and Letting Go 55:12
  Betsy Rose
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

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