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Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia's Dharma Talks
Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia has been offering instruction in Theravada Buddhist teachings and practices since 1990. She is a student of the western forest sangha, the disciples of Ajahn Sumedho and Ajahn Chah, and is a Lay Buddhist Minister in association with Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery in California. She served as resident teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts from 1996 through 1999. Taraniya teaches at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and at Dhamma centers in the United States.
2013-02-14 The Asavas: Enduring (brief reflection and reading) 11:29
This talk is part of a five part series on the Sabbasava Sutta (MN2), one of the most important and practical suttas in the Pali Canon. It summarizes our deeply entrenched patterns of delusion and suffering and the methods by which these are managed and overcome.
Barre Center For Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2013-02-14 The Asavas: Avoiding and Removing 49:35
This talk is part of a five part series on the Sabbasava Sutta (MN2), one of the most important and practical suttas in the Pali Canon. It summarizes our deeply entrenched patterns of delusion and suffering and the methods by which these are managed and overcome.
Barre Center For Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2011-05-27 Seeing the Dhamma in the dhammas 60:48
The fourth foundation of mindfulness lists five groupings for contemplation - the five hindrances, the five aggregates, the six sense bases, the seven factors of awakening, and the Four Noble Truths. We gather insights into these categories as we practice with the first three foundations of mindfulness and as we attend to mundane activities of our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-05-20 Subtle Levels of Greed, Hatred and Delusion 50:52
This talk examines the subtle levels of greed, hatred and delusion in the mind and invites inquire into these.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-05-13 Nun's Tea and the First Noble Truth 45:42
Using a simple example of stress in every day life, this talk examines the Buddha's teaching on the first noble truth - particularly "having to associate with things we don't like, be separated from things we like, and not get what we want." It considers the insights that accompany such opening.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-05-06 Working With Mental States 64:58
Through meditation we become more skilled at identifying mental states - discovering what we are experiencing and learning to relate appropriately.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-01-28 Contemplating the Aggregates, Part 2 60:33
This talk looks at experience through the lenses of the Buddha's teaching in the five aggregates. We take a close look at the ways we cling to feeling, perception and formations.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-01-21 Contemplating the Aggregates, Part 1 59:09
This talk looks at experience through the lens of the Buddha's teaching on the five aggregates. We take a close look at the ways we cling to the body, feeling and consciousness
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-01-14 How Did I Get Here? 48:18
When we snap out of states we often ask: how did I get here? How we answer depends on our levels of non-attachment and insight.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-01-07 The Way We Are... and The Way We Want To Be 47:13
This talk address the apparent conflict in practice between opening to the way we are and, at the same time, aspiring towards freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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