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Sharon Salzberg's Dharma Talks
Sharon Salzberg
The most compelling part of my practice right now comes in the form of my writing. For a long time, I've focused my teaching and writing on lovingkindness. Now as I look more deeply into lovingkindness, I find that it actually rests on another foundation, the expression of faith.
2003-02-15 Going Home 54:24
Opening to our experience, having a sense of possibility while being at peace with what is happening. Doing our practice and letting it happen, not making it happen, being witness with compassion and clarity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat
2003-02-03 The Brahma Viharas 48:13
An overview of loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity, and how they relate to one another.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta Retreat
2000-11-22 Sympathetic Joy 56:01
Paying attention to the obstacles that get in our way of feeling happiness for ourselves and others, and ways to overcome these.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1998-06-14 Mindfulness 55:01
peeling away the layers of myth, preconception and misunderstanding through mindfulness; the need for continuity of awareness
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1997-12-08 Perspective 51:15
understanding the possibilities
1997-11-11 The Buddha As A Historical Figure 56:25
This talk explores the life of a remarkable human being.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1997-02-22 Practice In The World 58:46
being happy and free regardless of circumstances
1997-02-20 Suffering As An Opening To Faith 57:10
ways of using suffering and honoring happiness
1997-01-23 Delusion 54:40
Understanding that what we know is so little, but what we presume is so much.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1996-02-08 Brahma Viharas 54:33
instructions on the Buddha's meditation on cultivating the four Brahma Viharas--lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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