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Kittisaro's Dharma Talks
Kittisaro
Kittisaro, from Tennessee, a Rhodes Scholar and a Buddhist practitioner for over 35 years including 15 years as a Theravada monk in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. He is also a practitioner of Pure Land and Chan Buddhism. He is co-founder, with Thanissara of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in South Africa and has completed two year long retreats. Kittisaro currently lives in the North Bay, California, teaches at IMS and Spirit Rock, and is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism. He lives in the North Bay CA, and is on the Teacher Council at Spirit Rock, and is a core teacher at IMS.
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2018-05-21 Monday Night Dharma Talk 1:44:37
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2018-03-12 All Living Beings Are Our Family 38:28
Relationships of wisdom and compassion. Stories of Mr. Mandela. Welcoming and letting go, gateways to unitive consciousness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-11 As Silence Is To Sound 57:56
Turn the mind to the deathless. The story of Anuruddha. No footprints in the sky. reflection on papanca, conceptual proliferation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-09 The Bathman: Simile For For The First Jhana 31:19
Reflections on viveka, the jhana factors, the alchemy of awareness, unification, cultivating agility when responding to the hindrances.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-08 "Might There Be Another Way": The Turning Point In The Buddha's Life. 58:55
The Buddha's childhood memory that led him to reject self-mortification, accept nourishment, and find the middle way. Samadhi, a true holiday. The story of Sona, and turning one's efforts in practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-06 Opening Talk: The Eight Great Gifts 1:12:06
Refuges, precepts, an overview of retreat and the blessing chant.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2017-11-24 Dissolving the Walls of the Mind with Love (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:12
The power and blessings of Metta. Hatred is never overcome by hatred, only by love. The relationship of wisdom and compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat: A Journey into Presence, Peace and Gratitude
2017-11-22 Beyond the Tangle of Thought (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 35:49
Sakka's question to the Buddha-Why do People wanting to live in peace and harmony end up living in conflict and hate?
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat: A Journey into Presence, Peace and Gratitude
2017-11-21 The magnetic Pull of the Unconditioned (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:15
The liberating key is noticing change. Peace.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat: A Journey into Presence, Peace and Gratitude
2017-11-19 Morning Instructions Day 2-Samadhi: The Blameless Pleasure Principle (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:55
Unification of Body, mind, and Heart. The functions of Samadhi. The Buddha's 4 guidelines on mindfulness of the breath: The long breath, the short breath, experiencing the whole body, and calming the body as you breathe in and out.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat: A Journey into Presence, Peace and Gratitude

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