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August 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2010-08-01 (31 days) Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2010-08-02 Recognizing and Understanding Obstructive Tendencies 57:15
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Examines the tendency to seek gratification through the senses and the tendency to be preoccupied with objects of the mind.
2010-08-05 Simplicity(version ii) 49:01
  Annie Nugent
Can we keep it simple?....
2010-08-09 Cultivating Non-Attachment 52:12
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Through practice we learn to relate with non-attachment to the condition of the body and mind as well as the conditions of our lives. We do this through the practice of the four foundations of mindfulness, the cultivation of somadhi and the gradual eroding of self-view. Then we are well-positioned for insight.
2010-08-12 The Awakening of the Compassionate Heart (Version i) 56:48
  Annie Nugent
How compassion is awakened through both opening to suffering and the development of wisdom
2010-08-16 It May Get Worse Before It Gets Better 53:21
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
In the early years, practice is driven by the very states we are trying to overcome. But it seems to get worse before it gets better - as we let go of self-view.
2010-08-19 How Does the Dharma Teach the Proper Way of Life? 61:37
  Annie Nugent
There is no way to live wisely without mindfulness... it teaches us the "proper" way to live as it leads to wisdom.
2010-08-26 The 10 Paramis. (Version i) 59:31
  Annie Nugent
Recognizing the ten wholesome qualities that are naturally developed as we work with insight practice and that we can bring to life intentionally in daily life practice too.
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