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Kittisaro's Dharma Talks
Kittisaro
Kittisaro, from Tennessee, is a Princeton graduate and 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 teaches Meditation and is director of Dharmagiri Hermitage & Outreach in South Africa. He has completed two year long retreats.
2010-03-13 Still Forest Pool 62:52
Refuge within daily life. Dissolving the salt crystal of obstruction. Gestures of offering. Patience as supreme practice. We're not going anywhere.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-13 Immeasurable Abiding. 41:25
Wisdom and compassion emerge from this one mind. Metta and its eleven attendant blessings. Guided meditation on radiancy of metta.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-12 Noticing The Context 39:36
Practice of the 3rd Noble Truth. Meeting pattern of self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-11 What Remains? 47:54
Support for insight. Turning to the deathless. The unborn. Language gives a sense of thing-ness. The waves and depths of the ocean are all water.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-11 Just A Handful Of Leaves 41:28
Awakening through reflection of the four Truths. The five focuses of the grasping mind. The Khandas and non self. A taste of peace.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-09 Waterfall Of Impermanence. 50:12
Working with disturbance. When the use of will fails. Leaning from sickness. Characteristics of existence. The island.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-09 Dhamma As Nature 39:52
Contemplating the nature of things. Transformation through seeing the nature of hindrance. Balance of samatha and vipassana.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-07 Awakening 51:45
Meeting ourselves. Limitations of success and sense pleasure. The great reversal. The Buddha's journey. Knowing pleasure, pain, and beyond. Return to the original brightness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-05 The Template and Blessing Chants 51:58
Arriving into a retreat and working within limitation. Being more "here". Calling on the ancestors, devas and earth spirits to bless and protect as the boundary of the retreat is set.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2009-12-15 The Host and the Guest 27:30
Wisdom surmounts all conditions. All condition merge in the deathless. A contemplation of the 3rd Noble Truth.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties

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