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Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

March Insight Meditation - 1 Month Retreat

2013-03-04 (28 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-03-15 Part 2: Not Stealing, Lying and the Pabhassara Citta 48:30
Trudy Goodman
An exploration of the fifth and third precepts from a contemplative perspective: what intoxicates? What nourishes and sustains our practice?
2013-03-16 The Small Crack 50:33
John Travis
Working with the wheel of Dependent Origination
2013-03-18 Are You Trying Hard Enough? 54:59
Winnie Nazarko
An examination of wise effort, and how it gets mixed up with our habitual personal and cultural approaches to things. Why surrender is needed and what that might look like.
2013-03-19 Gates of Awakening 56:04
Jack Kornfield
2013-03-20 Equanimity and the Mirror of the Heart 52:50
Lila Kate Wheeler
Spring equinox and seeing all things in an unbiased way.
2013-03-21 The World, Its Arising, Its End, and the Path to Its End 58:42
Pascal Auclair
2013-03-22 The Five things that Lead to Awakening 57:56
Trudy Goodman
This talk is based on the seven factors of enlightenment; mindfulness, investigation of the truth of Dharma, joy, calm, and concentration.
2013-03-23 The Scent of Freedom 48:41
John Travis
Poem and journey of awakening through vision of story telling.
2013-03-25 Natural Insight 45:51
Winnie Nazarko
We all have had experiences of impermanence, suffering, and not-self, but we haven't been able to generalize these as universal characteristics of conditioned things. Meditation instructions guide us to do so, allowing insight to arise. Examples of naturally arising "insights" which occur on retreat.
2013-03-26 Emptiness, Creativity & Joy as Appropriate Response 53:29
Jack Kornfield
Weaving the themes of joy, emptiness, awakening and a long voyage of practice.
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