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Retreat Dharma Talks

SFI Sunday Nights

2001-01-01 (365243 days) San Francisco Insight Meditation Community

2023-01-15 The Powerful Dharma of Love & Freedom – Martin Luther King JR 57:19
Eugene Cash
2023-01-29 Heartbreak in America 52:26
Pamela Weiss
2023-02-12 Altruism, a Balancing Factor for Futility 60:53
Frank Ostaseski
2023-02-19 Make the Dark Night Shine 32:43
Ayya Santacitta
Reflections on anattā/emptiness and our embeddedness in this amazing web of intelligence we call Planet Earth.
2023-02-26 The Shape of Spiritual Life 37:18
Pamela Weiss
This talk explores what leads us to spiritual practice and how spiritual life unfolds, drawing on the quote from the 8th century Chan Master, Ch’ing Yuan: "When I first began to practice, mountains were mountains and waters were waters. After I had practiced for some time, mountains were no longer mountains and waters were no longer waters. When I reached final peace, once again mountains were mountains and waters were waters.”
2023-03-26 Surrendering to Change 30:15
Eugene Cash
2023-04-16 True Refuge 50:32
Pamela Weiss
In the midst of an uncertain world, where do we find refuge? This talk will explore the theme of refuge. What is it? How do we find it? And what does it mean to discover a place of refuge within the human heart?
2023-04-30 The 2nd Factor of Awakening: Investigation & Inquiry 40:06
Eugene Cash
Exploring the dynamism of dharma as we discover the potential for freedom here, in body, heart & mind.
2023-05-14 Unconditional Love 16:21
Ayya Anandabodhi
Join me on Mother's Day to explore our relationship with Unconditional Love, generate some love, and share the blessings for the benefit of all.
2023-06-04 Recollection of the Buddha 1:15:35
Ayya Santacitta
This practice is the first of the Four Protective Meditations, which show us the potential as well as the limitations of a human life. These are reminders of what is true, real and possible.
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