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Dharma Talks
2024-06-04 Morning Instructions: Aware of the Effect of Thinking 56:20
Andrea Fella
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2024

2024-06-03 Opening Night Orientation to Nature Retreat 44:41
Mark Coleman, Kirsten Rudestam
Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center Awake in the Wild: June 2024

2024-06-03 Precious Human Birth– Becoming Human in Each Moment (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:15
Eugene Cash
What makes humans precious? The magic, mystery & wonder embodied consciousness that is characterized by the Oneness of Birth-and-Death, & the paradox of unity of suffering and awakening being in Precious Human Birth
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Loving Each Moment: The Heartfelt Revelation of Dharma

2024-06-03 How to Meditate--The 4 Practices Rooted in Tradition and Confirmed by Neuroscience 56:20
Tina Rasmussen
How to Meditate--The 4 Practices Rooted in Tradition and Confirmed by Neuroscience. In this talk, Tina gives concise overview instructions and guidance on how to begin meditating, suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike. She talks about general guidelines that apply to every type of meditation. Then she gives an overview of the 4 practice categories being studied in neuroscience, which are also reflected in the Buddhist tradion. Then she gives instructions on how to practice each type of meditation, with a short period of practice. To go directly to those sections, please see the following time markers: -Heart Practices--Bodhicitta and the Bramaviharas (lovingkindness, compassion, joy/gratitude, and equanimity): 15:45 -Focused Attention--Samatha (concentration and serenity), Anapanasati (mindfulness of breathing): 31:03 -Open Monitoring--Vipassana (insight meditation): 39:26 -Self-Transcending--Dzogchen (Rigpa): 49:37
Luminous Mind Sangha

2024-06-03 Morning Instructions: Mindfulness and Attention 59:03
Andrea Fella
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2024

2024-06-02 Being and Doing (continued) 35:12
Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

2024-06-02 "How Happily We Live": Dharma Ease in Uneasy Times for BIPOC 1:18:08
Mushim Ikeda
Spirit Rock Meditation Center BIPOC Voices - Series

2024-06-02 Letting Go of the Do-er 36:29
Alan Lewis
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

2024-06-02 Three Ways of Knowing, and the Hindrance of the Inner Critic 22:28
Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

2024-06-02 Closing remarks 50:05
Ajahn Sucitto
An exploration of proliferations, kamma and self and the eightful path
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg Exploring Animate Reality

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