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Dharma Talks
2011-05-02 No Carrot, No Stick: Opening to the Center 68:07
  Ajahn Sucitto
Feeling attracts and motivates the mind - often heedlessly. The feeling that accompanies skillful intention steers the mind towards release.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Holistic Awareness: Monastic Retreat

2011-05-01 Stories of the Tudong Monks pt 1 of 3 62:51
  Ajahn Pasanno
Stories of the Tudong Monks. How they can guide our lives today.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2011-05-01 Letting go of Disturbance, Deepening Stillness 60:07
  Sally Clough Armstrong
To deepen our meditation practice we need to work skillfully with whatever is a disturbance -- whether it's the gross forms of the hindrances, or the subtlest manifestations of restlessness. This subtle restlessness often comes from a primal anxiety. We need to recognize this and find the stillness in our experience. Then we can truly be with things as they are.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration

2011-05-01 Remembering Love 54:54
  Tara Brach
The habit of self-judgment not only causes emotional pain, it creates a trance that obscures the purity and vastness of our Being. This talk explores how a wakeful and forgiving heart can heal and free us. (Retreat Talk)
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2011-05-01 Stories of the Tudong Monks, pt 3 of 3 43:04
  Ajahn Pasanno
pt 3 of 3
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2011-05-01 Stories of the Tudong Monks, pt 2 of 3 1:19:03
  Ajahn Pasanno
pt 2 of 3
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2011-05-01 Sensation, Feeling and Energies 11:07
  Ajahn Sucitto
We can establish mindfulness in the body by tracking sensations, feelings and energies.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Holistic Awareness: Monastic Retreat

2011-05-01 Coming Out Of The Trance 62:34
  Ajahn Sucitto
Our energy gets dragged out and fixated by various outflows (asava). Through widening and softening we can stop constructing the alienated "places" of our dukkha
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Holistic Awareness: Monastic Retreat

2011-04-30 Noble Warming 38:25
  Ayya Medhanandi Bhikkhuni
The true meaning of higher morality and undertaking it as a blessing for all beings
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Holistic Awareness: Monastic Retreat

2011-04-30 Commitment to Intimacy, Equanimity & Continuity 65:39
  Phillip Moffitt
The practice of samadhi requires commitment to wise effort towards concentration. it requires overcoming resistance to concentration, to be willing to feel intimacy with teh object. The fruit of commitment to concentration is one-pointed equanimity. Concentration can be considered om five different qualities from dedication to steadiness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration

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