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Bonnie Duran's Dharma Talks
Bonnie Duran
Bonnie met the Dharma in 1982 at Kopan Monastery and in Bodh Gaya India. Since then she has practiced long and short retreats with Joseph Goldstein and other eastern and western monastics and lay teachers. She is a graduate of the IMS/SRMC teacher training programs and is also involved with Indigenous ceremonies and practices. She is currently a core teacher of the IMS teacher training program and the SRMC Dedicated Practitioners Program. Dr. Duran is a Professor of Social Work and Public Health at the University of Washington in Seattle.
2017-05-03 The Vipallassas: Individual and Community-level Distortion of View 51:19
True North Insight Fluid Heart, Creative Mind
2017-05-02 Morning Instructions and Guided Meditation: Vedanas 4:56:44
True North Insight Fluid Heart, Creative Mind
2017-05-01 Sila and the Lawfulness of Progress 53:28
True North Insight Fluid Heart, Creative Mind
2017-02-17 The 3 Dimensions of Faith Saddha (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 54:40
This talk reviews the 3 dimensions of Faith: 1) Social-Who to trust, 2) What we believe, 3) Practice-What we do.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long Retreat
2017-02-11 Conceit and Latent Torments (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:23
This talk is about the three kinds of conceit and the four self constructions. It provides the Buddha's advice about seeing unconscious "I" making.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long Retreat
2017-02-01 Working with Hindrances: Causes and Remedies (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:10
This talk covers the unhindered mind, the causes of hindrances, and remedies.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long Retreat
2016-10-21 Sila, Samadhi, Panna: Magga Rocks! 51:19
This talk is about the force of Magga battling defilement's and the path to freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1
2016-10-18 Guided meta-meditation– All beings 39:09
This guided metta practice starts with the benefactor sending metta"us" and then radiating to all beings.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1
2016-10-14 Khanti: patience on the path to awakening 47:01
This talk reviews the dimension of the pairing of patience with advice about how to cultivate Khanti.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1
2016-10-06 Vipallasa: Distortions of the Mind 50:06
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Part 1

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