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Dharma Talks
2008-12-27 Seven Factors Of Awakening 58:22
  Gil Fronsdal
Spirit Rock Meditation Center New Years Retreat

2008-12-27 Opening Talk for Stillness and Insight Retreat 56:46
  Christina Feldman
This talk also includes Catherine McGee, and Rob Burbea
Gaia House Stillness and Insight - The New Year's Retreat

2008-12-26 Mudita - Sympathetic, Empathetic, Contagious Joy 66:04
  Marcia Rose
Exploring and recognizing the joy that has no 'self' at the center of it... the momentary joy of the pure heart for/with another's happiness, another's success.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-12-25 Giving Gifts And Listening To The Good News 68:39
  Rev. Heng Sure
Rev. Heng Sure offers reflections on how to purify our minds. He gives methods of making the world a better place through skillful use of the mind. He shares his website and the “Acts of Kindness” project. The songs from his “Paramita” CD of American Buddhist Folk Songs ( invite us to do more good deeds in exchange for free music downloads. Rev. Sure also shares the “Daily Good” website that aggregates good news stories every day. Listen to his musical Dharma-teachings. (
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2008-12-24 Renewal In Our Practice And Lives 57:58
  Donald Rothberg
In this time of darkness between Solstice and the New Year, it is a wonderful time for reflection, quiet and renewal - in our practice and in our lives generally. We explore a number of factors and practices that support renewal and post three questions at the end to help open us up to what renewal means for each of us
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2008-12-19 The Four Domains Of Mindfulness - Part 2 53:46
  Marcia Rose
Are you looking in the right place and in the right way for the happiness that you are seeking? Mindfulness of feelings: pleasant, unpleasant or neutral feeling tone Mindfulness of the mind: mental factors/the colorations of consciousness Mindfulness of Dhammas: seeing & knowing experience through the doors of the truth/the way of things
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-12-18 James' Son, Adam's, First Dharma Talk 57:34
  James Baraz
Reflections on the 3 months Adam has just spent sitting at IMS.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2008-12-17 The Undefended Heart 1:21:42
  Tara Brach
Our dedication to not pushing anyone--or any part of ourselves--out of our hearts, serves the healing of our world. This talk includes a short guided meditation on opening to our human vulnerability and forgiving another person.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2008-12-16 Parami Series #10 Equanimity: The Unshakable Heart 53:46
  Myoshin Kelley
Finding a balance of mind that can include all aspects of life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2008-12-13 Six Places To Rest The Mind 54:24
  Mary Grace Orr
The Buddha gives 6 places for the mind to dwell, 6 protections for our practice: Buddha, Dharma, Sangha, our virtue, our generosity and the devas. This talk explores how we can use them in our everyday lives.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation

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