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Dharma Talks
2010-08-16 Redemption 67:22
  Jack Kornfield
Forgiveness, redemption & the great capacity of the heart to begin again.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2010-08-16 It May Get Worse Before It Gets Better 53:21
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
In the early years, practice is driven by the very states we are trying to overcome. But it seems to get worse before it gets better - as we let go of self-view.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2010-08-16 Patience 40:41
  Ursula Flückiger
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg

2010-08-15 Adaptation and Surrender 47:01
  Rodney Smith
The Dharma demands a paradigm shift, not a modification of our narrative.
Seattle Insight Meditation Society

2010-08-15 The Practice of Compassion (Karuna) 1:15:25
  Gina Sharpe
This is the fourth and final session of the "Metta and Compassion" daylong. It includes a guided karuna meditation, some explanation, question-and-answer with both Gina Sharpe and Sharon Salzberg, and closes with a sharing of the merit. This day focuses on the development of lovingkindness and compassion, both for ourselves and for others. These qualities of the heart diminish fear and isolation, and further our understanding of interconnectedness. Through meditation practice, dialogue, and discourse, we will explore these qualities together. Suitable for both beginning and more experienced meditators.
New York Insight Meditation Center Metta and Compassion with Sharon Salzberg and Gina Sharpe

2010-08-15 Introduction to Compassion (Karuna) 47:09
  Gina Sharpe
This is the third talk in the "Metta and Compassion" daylong, in which Gina introduces the concept of compassion/karuna. This day focuses on the development of lovingkindness and compassion, both for ourselves and for others. These qualities of the heart diminish fear and isolation, and further our understanding of interconnectedness. Through meditation practice, dialogue, and discourse, we will explore these qualities together. Suitable for both beginning and more experienced meditators.
New York Insight Meditation Center Metta and Compassion with Sharon Salzberg and Gina Sharpe

2010-08-15 Inspiration and Motivation for the Practice 54:37
  Fred Von Allmen
The four mind and heart transforming reflections
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg

2010-08-15 The Practice of Metta (Lovingkindness) 39:37
  Sharon Salzberg
This is the second talk of the "Metta and Compassion" daylong, containing a dharma talk, a guided metta/lovingkindness meditation and a question-answer session. This day focuses on the development of lovingkindness and compassion, both for ourselves and for others. These qualities of the heart diminish fear and isolation, and further our understanding of interconnectedness. Through meditation practice, dialogue, and discourse, we will explore these qualities together. Suitable for both beginning and more experienced meditators.
New York Insight Meditation Center Metta and Compassion with Sharon Salzberg and Gina Sharpe

2010-08-15 Introduction to Metta and Compassion 34:16
  Sharon Salzberg
This is first talk of the Metta and Compassion daylong, introducing lovingkindness (metta) and compassion (karuna). This day focuses on the development of lovingkindness and compassion, both for ourselves and for others. These qualities of the heart diminish fear and isolation, and further our understanding of interconnectedness. Through meditation practice, dialogue, and discourse, we will explore these qualities together. Suitable for both beginning and more experienced meditators.
New York Insight Meditation Center Metta and Compassion with Sharon Salzberg and Gina Sharpe

2010-08-14 Paramis: Householders' Practice of Renunciation 54:28
  Steve Armstrong
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight and the Art of Equanimity

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