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James Baraz's Dharma Talks
James Baraz
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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2014-06-15 Guided Meditation 23:12
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2014-06-13 Inner Harmony, Outer Contribution 63:18
Integrity and contentment are not only sources of true well-being but can lead to compassionate action, another support for deep happiness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening Joy
2014-06-12 Forgiveness 25:51
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening Joy
2014-06-10 Three Paths to Joy 58:39
How mindfulness, intention and opening to suffering are pathways to true happiness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening Joy
2014-06-05 Devotion in Dharma Practice, Part 2 48:14
Although devotion plays a significant role in Monastic Communities and Tibetan practices it's not something that's often discussed in lay communities. Yet devotion can be a major source of inspiration which can fuel our practice.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2014-05-29 Devotion in Dharma Practice 52:41
Although devotion plays a significant role in Monastic Communities and Tibetan practices it's not something that's often discussed in lay communities. Yet devotion can be a major source of inspiration which can fuel our practice.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2014-05-22 Discussing some of the provocative articles from the current Inquiring Mind issue on "War and Peace" with co-editors Barbara Gates and Alan Senauke who will join us to deepen the conversation. 60:49
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2014-05-15 Discussing some of the provocative articles from the current issue of the Inquiring Mind on "War and Peace" and the Dharma 46:39
I encourage you to read this edition of the Inquiring Mind, especially articles by Bhikkhu Bodhi, Ann Wright, (a peace activist who spent many years in military and State Dept.) and many other thought-provoking pieces including the merits of bringing mindfulness to the military.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2014-05-01 Sutta Series: Instructions to Anathapindika (MN #143) 42:23
In this discourse Sariputta gives a teaching to Anathapindika, the greatest patron of the sangha, on his deathbed regarding not clinging to the body or mind as a doorway to liberation.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2014-04-17 Sutta Series: Anatta-lakkhana Sutta - The Discourse on the Not-Self Characteristic - SN #22 53:33
This is the second discourse given by the Buddha to his five original ascetic companions after setting the wheel of the Dharma in motion. The Buddha gives his teaching on Anatta (or not-self), and the five become enlightened.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

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