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Dharma Talks
2020-06-21 Know the Right Time for Right Speech 28:49
  Venerable Dhammadipa
This talk was given as part of the Third Sunday program hosted by San Francisco Dharma Collective.
Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery

2020-06-21 The Teachings in Brief for Troubled Hearts in Troubled Times - Meditation 34:12
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-06-21 The Teachings in Brief for Troubled Hearts in Troubled Time - Talk 42:20
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-06-21 Dhamma Stream Guided Meditation: Surveying the Movements of Mind and Body 10:05
  Ajahn Sucitto
Instructions for surveying the movements of mind and body from a wider, detached perspective. See the patterns that arise without fixating on them. Topics can then be approached from a more enlightened perspective.
Cittaviveka At Home with the Homeless: Ajahn Sucitto Locked Down

2020-06-20 Vipassana Meditation 34:09
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Arrow River Forest Hermitage

2020-06-20 When Fear Dies 61:24
  Ayya Medhanandi
In the Sallekha Sutta, MN 8, the Buddha teaches us how not to imitate the faults of others, and how to be fearless in the good and vanquish unwholesome mental habits. We start where we are and trust the path, learning to live wisely, to glimpse the fruits of letting go, reaching for the farther shore so that when fear dies, unconditional love will prevail. A talk given online during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Madison Insight Meditation Group

2020-06-20 Mantra of Compassion 14:15
  Ayya Medhanandi
Fear is the absence of love. Our inner purification is a movement away from fear to the embodiment of pure love - even to love the dying moment. We grow in stillness and peace as if sailing an ocean of joy, in the peace of the mind's deepest waters where we can touch the Deathless. A guided meditation and reflections offered during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Madison Insight Meditation Group

2020-06-18 Racism and White Privilege - Part 3: Working with Guilt and Shame 52:18
  James Baraz
The Buddha spoke of hiri and ottappa (Shame and Dread) as "The Guardians of the World." These are considered two wholesome states as they can prevent us from engaging in unskillful actions. But guilt and shame associated with internalized racism can paralyze us or put up walls of resistance. This is especially true if we take those feelings personally and blame ourselves for the cultural conditioning we're shaped by. How can we work skillfully with those natural and understandable reactions?
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2020-06-17 Meditation: Embodied Metta 19:35
  Tara Brach
Lovingkindness becomes full when it is energetically experienced in our bodies. This meditation guides us in awakening the receptivity, warmth and openness of metta through our body, and then invites us to rest in the space of loving presence, as we open to whatever arises.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-06-17 Sustaining Our Caring 39:45
  Tara Brach
All transformation arises out of love; it is the energy of caring about life that moves us toward inner, relational and societal healing. With a primary focus on our radically re-enlivened movement for racial justice and equity, this talk looks at ways of remembering what matters and consciously nourishing our care.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

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