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Tempel Smith spent a year ordained as a monk in Burma and teaches Buddhist psychology and social activism in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently part of the IMS/Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program.
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2014-08-22 Morning Instructions, Day 7 54:06
Reflections on the 3 characteristics
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2014-08-21 Wisdom Growing Out of Samadhi 62:17
After developing some degree of Samadhi with the breath, we can use the stability of mind to explore impermanence, unsatisfactoriness and non-self.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2014-08-21 Metta Practice, Day 6 57:43
friendly creature/self/sangha/places
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2014-08-18 Concentration and Purification 62:40
From the point of developing the Five Jhana Factors to establishing absorption in meditation, there are processes of purification. Yet as we purify our hearts and minds, a deeper happiness and contentment arises from within.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2014-08-05 Three Trainings 57:09
The Buddhist path is comprised of three trainings: Sila (Ethical Conduct), Samadhi (Concentration), and Panna (Wisdom). Threse three trainings guide us to peace and freedom.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Young Adults Retreat
2014-07-28 Morning Instruction: Investigating The Present 55:05
Once we stabilize our attention within the flow of present time experiences, we can investigate certain truths such as pleasant and pain and the prevasive
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds
2014-07-26 Metta Practice - Many Beings and Self 42:22
Starting where it is easy to feel an open heart. we can spread a loving awareness to many beings, including this one being of oneself
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds
2014-07-25 Mindfulness Of Pain Meditation 31:55
By intentionally moving our attention from our primary location of meditation( breath, body or sound) we can begin to explore the direct relationship between pain and our own aversion
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds
2014-07-14 Mindfulness of Emotion and Mental States 60:03
Using the 3rd and 4th Foundations of Mindfulness to transform difficult emotions and support what is beautiful in the Heart and Mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2014-07-14 Guided Meditation 38:33
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

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