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Heather Sundberg's Dharma Talks
Heather Sundberg
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Heather Sundberg has taught insight meditation since 1999 and is a graduate of the Spirit Rock/IMS Teacher Training. Beginning her own meditation practice in her late teens, for the last 25 years, Heather has studied with senior teachers in the Insight Meditation (Vipassana) and Tibetan (Vajrayana) traditions and has sat 1-3 months of retreat a year for almost 20 years. She was the Spirit Rock Family & Teen Program Teacher & Manager for a decade. Between 2010- 2015 she spent a cumulative one-year in study, practice, and pilgrimage in Asia. Since 2011, she has been a Teacher at Mountain Stream Meditation Center and sister communities in the Sierra Foothills, and also teaches nationally, especially at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Her teaching emphasizes embodiment, compassion and practical wisdom.
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2015-02-19 "Cleaning Up Our Mind, Cleaning Up Our Planet" 57:07
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2015-01-19 The Perfect Gift: On Mindfulness & Metta 58:11
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2015-01-17 Metta Sutta Talk #2: By not holding to fixed views 60:02
Filled with anecdotes, singing and practical advice, this talk covers the second half of the Metta Sutta, including Metta for All Beings, the Difficult Person, How to Cherish Beings By not Holding to Fixed Views
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta
2015-01-14 Metta Sutta #1: The Joy of Basic Integrity 64:38
Drawing from various commentaries and translations of the Metta Sutta, the talk explores this important teaching from the perspective of practice and how to live it in our lives. Explores the qualities of Trust, Wise Speech, Humility, Contentment, Peace and Integrity.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta
2014-12-22 Coming to Life: Four Noble Truths in Daily Life. 61:17
Practical examples and tools for living these teachings in our lives.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Solstice Retreat
2014-12-19 The Heart of Mindfulness 63:22
This talk brings together the awakened states of metta, compassion, joy and equanimity into our Four Foundations of Mindfulness practice. Filled with stories, laughter and song.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Solstice Retreat
2014-02-20 Compassionate Action 55:56
Six Principles of Compassionate Action
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2014-01-20 Bridging Meditation Practice Into The World 56:31
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2014-01-18 The Eleven Benefits of Metta 54:32
The Buddha taught that there are 8 ways to cultivate metta, which manifest into 11 benefits. The talk includes numerous stories from around the world, including the story of how the Buddha came to teach lovingkindness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center January Metta Retreat
2014-01-15 The Difficulties Are the Gifts: Metta, Compassion and Their Hindrances 56:11
How to bring your metta practice alive in the midst of the inevitable cycles of difficulty and purification. Stories, poems, practices and tools to help us "keep going".
Spirit Rock Meditation Center January Metta Retreat

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