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Retreat Dharma Talks

Heart of Love Metta Retreat

2013-07-12 (8 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-07-13 Voyage on the Ocean of Metta 47:40
Anushka Fernandopulle
Why we practice metta: connecting to the Eightfold Path, opening insight.
2013-07-14 Obstacles to Unconditional Love (Metta) 51:14
Mark Coleman
What stops us from resting in the heart of love. What hindrances arise in meditation when cultivating metta? This talk explores the power of loving kindness, its obstacles and how to work with them top liberate the heart.
2013-07-15 Befriending The Body 48:55
Spring Washam
2013-07-16 The Heart of Compassion 49:45
Mark Coleman
Compassion is a beautiful flowering of the heart, as it turns to face suffering and pain in ourselves and others. This talk illuminates that process and how we can encourage compassion by turning to meet pain with a kind heart.
2013-07-17 Loving The Enemy 46:45
Anushka Fernandopulle
How metta practice can help us deal with difficult situations and difficult people. Being an activist with love and courage.
2013-07-18 Love in Action 56:03
Spring Washam
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