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Donald Rothberg's Dharma Talks
Donald Rothberg
Donald Rothberg, PhD, has practiced Insight Meditation since 1976, and has also received training in Tibetan Dzogchen and Mahamudra practice and the Hakomi approach to body-based psychotherapy. Formerly on the faculties of the University of Kentucky, Kenyon College, and Saybrook Graduate School, he currently writes and teaches classes, groups and retreats on meditation, daily life practice, spirituality and psychology, and socially engaged Buddhism. An organizer, teacher, and former board member for the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Donald has helped to guide three six-month to two-year training programs in socially engaged spirituality through Buddhist Peace Fellowship (the BASE Program), Saybrook (the Socially Engaged Spirituality Program), and Spirit Rock (the Path of Engagement Program). He is the author of The Engaged Spiritual Life: A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World and the co-editor of Ken Wilber in Dialogue: Conversations with Leading Transpersonal Thinkers.
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2013-07-07 Mindfulness of the Body 4: Discussion on the Meditation on the Parts of the Body and the Elements 52:48
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2013-07-07 Mindfulness of the Body 3: Guided Meditation on the Parts of the Body and the Elements 45:06
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2013-07-07 Mindfulness of the Body 2: The Importance of Mindfulness of the Body and How We Practice 46:25
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2013-07-07 Mindfulness of the Body 1: Introduction to Mindfulness 57:59
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2013-07-03 Speech Practice 2- Presence and Empathy 64:50
We continue to establish foundational perspectives and practices, through (1) a brief review of the previous session, (2) a focus on combining inner and outer awareness, (3) exploring empathy in relationship to feelings and emotions, and (4) two exercises to develop presence and empathy.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2013-06-26 Speech Practice 1- Introduction 64:23
We look at (1) the importance of speech practice; (2) the practice of cultivating inner and outer awareness at the same time; (3) the roles of awareness, intention, and action in speech practice; and (4) the speech guidelines of the Buddha. We end with a guided practice period.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2013-06-17 Afternoon Instructions #4 56:59
Neutral Person
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat, June 2013
2013-06-16 The Challenges and the Fruits of Metta Practice 59:01
We explore 1) the spirit of metta practice; 2) some of the challenges of the practice, particularly framed in the terms of the five "hindrances"; 3) some of the fruits of the practice, as it matures.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat, June 2013
2013-06-16 Afternoon Instructions #2 55:26
General Instructions on metta and introduction of the "benefactor" category, with Q & A.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat, June 2013
2013-05-22 Dependent Origination V- Liberative Dependent Origination 61:30
The last in a series of talks--an outline of the twelve factors of "liberative" or "transcendental" dependent origination, an analysis of the cycle leading from being able to work with suffering through to liberation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

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