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Dharma Talks
2024-06-01 Body: 1st Foundation of Awareness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:02
Eugene Cash
We explored the components & dynamics of the 1st Foundation: Breath; Body Posture; Parts of the Body; Awareness in all activities of the Body. We examined the Insight with leads to being Independent- Not clinging to anything in the world.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Loving Each Moment: The Heartfelt Revelation of Dharma

2024-06-01 Closing ceremony 37:29
Devin Berry, Annie Nugent, Tara Mulay, Victoria Cary
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Natural Clarity of Awareness: A Two-Week Insight Meditation Retreat

2024-06-01 The Attitude of Non-Resistance 43:39
Alan Lewis
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

2024-06-01 Q&A 51:25
Ajahn Sucitto
Q1: You seem to be talking about citta as a persisting permanent thing not as arising every split second. Any comments? 11:34 Q2: How can I deal with not fully maintaining Buddhist standards after the retreat? 17:27 Q3: You said: Keep warming what can be warmed and the things that can't release yet ... it's not ready. Could you elaborate more on this please? 24:08 Q4: You wrote a book called Unseating the Inner Tyrant. The critic consumes a lot of energy. How do you restore that energy after a rage? Is there a shorter path to finding balance? 32:59 Q5: There's a lot of fear in my citta. How come? 34:46 Q6: I was afraid of coming to this retreat, and now I'm afraid of going out. 38:16 Q7: What is the relationship between tanha, craving, as the fundamental cause of dukkha and the three root kelasa, defilements, based on the scriptures and or their experience for interpretation? 47:51 Q 8: What is the effect of serious illness physical and psychological on the citta? Can they limit or make it impossible to take care of the citta?
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Exploring Animate Reality

2024-06-01 Mindfulness: Listening with Love (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 43:35
Pamela Weiss
This talk explores aspects of mindfulness, working with the judging mind and listening with love.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Loving Each Moment: The Heartfelt Revelation of Dharma

2024-06-01 Upekkhā (Equanimity) Pāramī 66:56
Ayya Santussika
This dhamma talk, guided meditation, and Q&A was offered on the 1st of June, 2024 for “How do I apply the Dhamma to THIS!?!”
Karuna Buddhist Vihara

2024-06-01 Guided Meditation 25:32
Alan Lewis
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

2024-06-01 Dukka and the end of dukka 56:38
Ajahn Sucitto
Ajahn explores dukkha and the end of dukkha and the role of the 7 enlightenment factors, shifts of energy, identity and sabotage programs, disengagement/viveka, dispassion/viraga, cessation/nirodha.
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Exploring Animate Reality

2024-05-31 Opening Talk for the Retreat 58:24
Alan Lewis, Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

2024-05-31 Q&A 56:21
Ajahn Sucitto
Q1 If I remember it well citta follows moving, shifting energy. How can we feel moving energy? Is it the feeling of the breath or sound? What is non-moving energy? 08:37 Q2 what's the difference between virya, translated as energy, and citta energy? 12:12 Q3 You don't seem to use the word awareness which is often used to denote the knowing of something. Is there a connection between the felt energy and awareness? 28:28 Q4 How do you reconcile the fire of an animated heart with Buddhism's perfume of disengagement and dispassion? 32:36 Q5 how can sensation and the sequence that leads to it be described in a subtle energy approach? 43:43 Q6 What's the difference between vedana and emotion? 44:48 Q7 Sadness, sorrow, fear, joy. Are the emotions or more fixed states? 49:20 Q8 Observing the breath seems quite important, but as soon as I focus on the breath it gets forced and heavy. Do you have any advice on observing the natural breath without interfering? 52:17 Q9 What does it mean when you say the breathing is a messenger? What is the message?
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Exploring Animate Reality

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