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2016-05-01 Opening to Suffering 46:33
  Lila Kate Wheeler
Finding beauty and peace through wisely practicing with the five hindrances.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Yucca Valley) Spring Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-29 Patience, refuge, service 43:01
  Kittisaro
Taking a practice into daily life
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-28 The Story of Devadatta: Lust for Power in the Buddha's Time 52:51
  James Baraz
Devadatta, the Buddha's cousin and brother-in-law, joined the Order in the early years with good intentions. Over time his jealousy and obsession with power turned him into the Buddha's main enemy. This dramatic story, reading like a Hollywood screenplay, gives us lessons in just what hunger for power can drive someone to do and the Buddha's wise responses to the various threats he faced.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2016-04-28 Diamond Heart 48:37
  Thanissara
Forging a diamond like heart through path activity in the midst of an intense world
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-27 The mysterious Dharma: words fall silent before it. 58:55
  Kittisaro
Exploring the interplay of wisdom and compassion– –two expressions of the one mind. The importance and practice of Nippapanca and non-prolification
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-24 Equanimity: Finding Balance in Our Practice 2:55:56
  James Baraz
This daylong includes general talks on the theme of cultivating equanimity into your dharma practice. In addition to the talks and discussion, I offer the following practices with instructions that can be used to incline the mind toward equanimity (edited to remove lengthy periods of silence during the guided meditations): Practice #1 - Seeing things as they are Practice #2 - Looking through the lens of impermanence Practice #3 - Looking through the lens of vedana (feeling tone; 2nd foundation of mindfulness) Practice #4 - Equanimity with Big Mind meditation Practice #5 - Equanimty using traditional Brahma Viharas phrases
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2016-04-24 Embodied awareness 37:00
  Thanissara
Mindfulness of body and feeling. Working the jhana factors as support
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-23 Remembering to be here 58:25
  Thanissara
Journey into consciousness and presence through the use of attention and metta
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-23 Daylong: Between Now and Neverland - Mindfulness: Myth, Practice and Transmission - Morning Session 2:11:26
  Akincano Marc Weber
Dedicated to the inquiry into notions that embed the practice of mind-ful-ness — the concepts and metaphors of awareness, attention, nowness, concentration will be examined. A number of exercises help to re-contextualise mindfulness in practical ways in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
New York Insight Meditation Center

2016-04-23 Daylong: Between Now and Neverland - Mindfulness: Myth, Practice and Transmission - Afternoon Session 1:37:33
  Akincano Marc Weber
Dedicated to the inquiry into notions that embed the practice of mind-ful-ness — the concepts and metaphors of awareness, attention, nowness, concentration will be examined. A number of exercises help to re-contextualise mindfulness in practical ways in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
New York Insight Meditation Center

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