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Dharma Talks
2022-04-22 The elements are empty of a self. 34:15
Ayya Santacitta
Guided meditation on the six elements.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Therīgāthā – Awakening Verses of the Early Buddhist Nuns: Monastic Retreat

2022-04-22 Patacara's 30 disciples. 52:46
Ayya Anandabodhi
Allowing the practice to break us out of the old conditioning of me and mine.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Therīgāthā – Awakening Verses of the Early Buddhist Nuns: Monastic Retreat

2022-04-21 Gratitude for Our Home: Celebrating Earth Day 51:34
James Baraz
This Earth Day week we share an evening of gratitude and celebration for our natural world. When we get in touch with our love for something we are more motivated to care for it. Rather than going into the dire situation that most of us are all too familiar with, we can get connected with the beauty of the world that is our home We share a clip on the natural world and the experience of gratitude, which starts with an adorable little girl talking about the wonder of exploring nature instead of watching a screen followed by Brother David Steindl-Rast on gratitude. Although it is audio only you can still here the magic in the words. To see the video here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpkEvBtyL7M
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2022-04-21 Patacara - going beyond grief. 1:19:23
Ayya Anandabodhi
Sharing the story of Patacara who lost her whole family, within a few hours, then lost her mind. Meeting the Buddha, she regains her senses and breaks through to stream entry, and later - Nibbana
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Therīgāthā – Awakening Verses of the Early Buddhist Nuns: Monastic Retreat

2022-04-21 Collapsing Into the Now 1:40:18
Amita Schmidt
A podcast interview by Todd McLeod where we talk about Adyashanti, the root guru, pure zen, collapsing into the now, THIS IS IT, everything is one thing, dropping the illusion of the individual self, the survival instinct and evolution, you are the infinite, impermanence, and realizing exponential love.
Heart Mind Way

2022-04-21 Guided meditation: tranquility 15:48
Jill Shepherd
An invitation to incline the body, heart and mind towards tranquility
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2022-04-21 Fill yourself with the Dharma 1:12:41
Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santacitta
A Therigatha overview (the first five minutes are announcements. The talk ends with a silent meditation)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Therīgāthā – Awakening Verses of the Early Buddhist Nuns: Monastic Retreat

2022-04-20 Meditation: Path of Love 18:04
Tara Brach
This heart practice opens with the intention to bring a kind presence to whatever arises. After arriving with a body scan, we are guided to meet all experience with an open tender awareness. The practice ends with a poem by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer called “Is this the Path of Love?”
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2022-04-20 Sangha as Refuge 35:46
Jill Shepherd
In the context of the Buddha’s teachings, sangha or community is known as one of the three jewels and we’re invited to “take refuge” in sangha as an aspect of the path to freedom. This talk will offer some reflections on what this might mean, and explore what conditions support the establishing and maintaining of healthy practice communities.
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2022-04-20 Awakening and Liberation: Buddhist Practice, Passover, Easter, and Ramadan 67:08
Donald Rothberg
At this time of the confluence of Passover, Eastern, and Ramadan, we look at their core messages of liberation, going beyond death, and spiritual purification, and the links of such messages to Buddhist practice, with the aid of images and music.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
Attached Files:
  • Awakening and Liberation: Buddhist Practice, Passover, Easter, and Ramadan by Donald Rothberg (PDF)

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