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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.
2016-01-31 Day 1 Brahma Vihara Instructions 46:43
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long
2015-11-30 Sila, Samadhi, Panna - Forces In Our Heart 55:35
This talk discusses the 8-fold path of practice and the necessity of cultivating these forces in our life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-22 Distortions of the Mind and Retreat Practice 51:23
This talks covers the Vipallasa and what distortions retreats are likely to trigger.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-16 Forgiveness 52:59
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-16 Identities And Forgiveness 46:30
This talk reviews the purification of victim and perpetrator identities in formal and informal forgiveness practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-09 Mana/Conceit and Skillful Means 48:58
This talk discusses the three kinds of mana in the four domains and the skillful means of practice
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-03 Generosity: A key element at all stages for the practice 54:50
This talk covers the importance of generosity as a preliminary practice and as an approach to uprooting defilements
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-10-28 First Two Foundations of Mindfulness 43:23
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-10-25 Mindfulness: Why we Practice 46:34
This talk discusses perceptual distortions and how mindfulness can help us to see clearly
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-02-26 Vipallasa: How distortions make "us" 45:17
In this talk, the 4 distortions of the mind and the 3 levels is presented
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Insight Meditation Retreat

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