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2020-03-25 Sheltering In Love (Part 1) 45:58
  Tara Brach
During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being, each other and all life. These talks explore the bodhisattva path – practices of an awakening being dedicated to living from love. The invitation is to let this season of close-in and global suffering deepen our collective commitment to creating a more compassionate world.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-03-19 A Powerful Lens to Meet a Pandemic 39:40
  Nathan Glyde
There is always a way of looking or way of relating to life operating when we are perceiving. When we understand that we can adjust this, we find a profound level of freedom. What is the most freeing lens to bring to how we look at this pandemic? And what does that mean (as a transferable skill) when we bring freeing ways of looking to the totality of our experience?
Sangha Seva A Response to Coronavirus

2020-03-19 Dharma as a Refuge in the time of Coronavirus 39:20
  Zohar Lavie
How can teachings and our practice be a refuge and a response when we meet the reality of a global pandemic? This talk reflects on the wisdom of ancient traditions, and how it has had relevant applications through time, right up to this present moment.
Sangha Seva A Response to Coronavirus

2020-03-18 Guided Meditation for Times of Pandemic: “Calling on Your Awakened Heart” 23:43
  Tara Brach
In the midst of difficulty we need access to our deepest wisdom and love. This guided meditation calls forth this loving presence by opening to the heart and spirit of whatever being in our life we most experience as calm, wise and compassionate.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-03-18 Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart 59:14
  Tara Brach
While it’s natural to feel fear during times of great collective crisis, our challenge is that fear easily takes over our lives. This talk explores how the mindfulness and compassion of the RAIN meditation can help us find an inner refuge in the face of fear, and deepen our loving connection with each other.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-03-16 Buddhist Studies: Cultivating Wholesome Relationships, Week 2 - Meditation 30:23
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course: Cultivating Wholesome Relationships

2020-03-16 Buddhist Studies: Cultivating Wholesome Relationships, Week 2 - Talk 57:54
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course: Cultivating Wholesome Relationships

2020-03-16 Well-being in the time of Coronavirus - COVID-19 35:24
  Nathan Glyde
A guided meditation offering mettā (well-wishing) towards those working the frontlines of health care and social care, those whose bodies are affected by the virus or disease themselves, and those taking precautions (like being in isolation). Opening our hearts and minds to all those affected, and beyond to all beings everywhere, can help reduce our stress and allow us to be more available to support. Includes a brief introduction: skip first 3 mins to get to the beginning of guided meditation. May all beings be cared for and well in heart-mind and body.
Sangha Seva A Response to Coronavirus

2020-03-14 Coronavirus and the support of the Dharma - Part 2 30:05
  Zohar Lavie
A guided meditation to nourish and support us through humanity’s journey through the coronavirus pandemic.
Sangha Seva A Response to Coronavirus

2020-03-14 Coronavirus and the support of the Dharma - Part 1 31:38
  Zohar Lavie
We are living through an unusual period. As coronavirus spreads, much of what we take for granted is being shaken. There is uncertainty and fear around us, and also within us. How can Dharma teachings and practices support us? How can we deepen understanding and compassion in the midst of it all? This talk offers reflections on possibilities that are available to us, including practices that we can engage with, lean into, and cultivate.
Sangha Seva A Response to Coronavirus

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