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Dharma Talks
2012-04-20 Occupy Ourselves 40:15
  Jose Reissig
The Occupy Wall Street movement questions the hegemony of the 1%, and seeks to empower the 99% instead. Our practice, likewise, questions the hegemony of the ego, and seeks to empower the 99% of us.
Dominican Sisters center at Saugerties :  Rhinebeck Sitting Group Retreat with Jose Reissig

2012-04-20 A Map of Transformation for Judgments 55:41
  Heather Sundberg
With a light hearted tone, the talk outlines five key areas of practice in working with the judgmental mind; Mindfulness, Somatic Practices, Heart Practices, Inquiry into habits and the role of wise friends, Spiritual Community.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Transforming the Judgmental Mind

2012-04-20 Talking Monkeys 45:21
  Noah Levine
Working with internal talk, the hindrances, and Brahmaviharas.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Spring Insight Meditation Retreat

2012-04-21 Wise Love 38:20
  Caroline Jones
When loving-kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity combine with mindfulness, we can meet life with care, sensitivity and wisdom.
Gaia House Work Retreat

2012-04-21 The Mind and the World 35:32
  Jose Reissig
We picture the World as separate, the Mind being just a passive spectator. But meditation practice reveals their interweavement.
Dominican Sisters center at Saugerties :  Rhinebeck Sitting Group Retreat with Jose Reissig

2012-04-21 Metta - Neutral and Difficult Person 30:06
  Rebecca Bradshaw
Instructions include a brief forgiveness meditation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Kindhearted Awareness: Insight Meditation Retreat

2012-04-21 The Impulse to Create 46:21
  Sandy Boucher
An inquiry as to why we are motivated to make things - poems, paintings, stories, plays. The lives of three contemporary artists are examined - two painters and a playwright, and the parallel between our mindfulness practice and the creative process is explored.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Meditation and the Spirit of Creativity

2012-04-22 Ignorance 54:00
  Caroline Jones
This talk explores what is meant by ignorance (avijja) in the Buddha's teachings and suggests some ways of recognising and undermining its presence and activity in our life.
Gaia House Work Retreat

2012-04-22 To Be the Earth 38:20
  Jose Reissig
We often see the Earth as just a territory to be subdivided and owned. Meditation helps us to move away from this as it provides us with a sense of connectivity and attunement with the Earth and all its creatures.
Dominican Sisters center at Saugerties :  Rhinebeck Sitting Group Retreat with Jose Reissig

2012-04-22 Effort - Touching the Ground of Being 55:45
  Lila Kate Wheeler
Being present when experience gets challenging - touching the actual present moment.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Spring Insight Meditation Retreat

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