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I try to convey that the wisdom and compassion we are looking for is already inside of us. I see practice as learning how to purify our mind and heart so we can hear the Buddha inside. In doing so, we naturally embody the dharma and help awaken that understanding and love in others we meet.
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2011-02-25 Working with Thoughts & Skillful Discernment 56:42
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong Insight Retreat
2011-02-21 The Joy of Wholesome States 61:04
How the practice is a path of real happiness through cultivating wholesome states and being present for them.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong Insight Retreat
2011-02-17 Working with the Judging Mind 64:30
A reflection on the comparing and judging mind highlighted with stories and readings. Includes a useful practice based on a quote from the 3rd Zen Patriarch: "The burdensome practice of judging brings annoyance and weariness." The evening ends with a brief discussion with the sangha. This talk was also given at the February 2011 month-long retreat at Spirit Rock: Working with the Judging Mind

Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2011-02-15 Working with the Judging Mind 56:07
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong Insight Retreat
2011-02-10 Humility and Confidence 57:37
How being humbled can deepen our capacity to open to all of our experience and strengthen our confidence and trust.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong Insight Retreat
2011-02-03 Enlightenment Part 4 52:07
James continues his series on Enlightenment by exploring the Path of Devotion or Bhakti path as a vehicle for awakening.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2011-01-30 Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends Facilitators Workshop: Part 1 of 3 1:31
Workshop for current and potential Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends facilitators or hosts.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends Facilitators Workshop at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery.
2011-01-30 Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends Facilitators Workshop: Part 2 of 3 1:28:51
Workshop for current and potential Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends facilitators or hosts.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends Facilitators Workshop at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery.
2011-01-30 Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends Facilitators Workshop: Part 3 of 3 29:31
Workshop for current or potential Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends facilitators or hosts.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Kalyana Mitta / Dharma Friends Facilitators Workshop at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery.
2011-01-27 Enlightenment Part 3 54:43
A presentation of non-Buddhist perspectives on enlightenment through stories and quotes of Advaita (non-dualistic) teachers such as Ramana Maharshi, Poonjaji, Eckhart Tolle, and Adyahshanti. The talk ends with a brief guided meditation.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

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