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Dharma Talks
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

2001-03-12 Arriving In The Here And Now 48:28
  Rodney Smith
To arrive in the here and now means to acknowledge the truth of the present moment where we find ourselves. Most of us have found ways to avoid the present, so as to avoid facing difficulties. This talk identifies strategies we use to keep from arriving and explains how living with integrity will allow us to arrive more easily.

2001-03-11 Patience And Expectation 48:03
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
Defining patience, its place in practice, and the connection between patience and expectation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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