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Dharma Talks
2023-12-28 End of Year Reflection: Honoring this Moment Together 54:14
James Baraz
As we come to the last gathering of the year, join us online as we will reflect on this moment together--looking back at the past year, seeing where we are right now and getting in touch with our vision for the upcoming year. We will mark this time together with an end-of-year ritual and support each other in our intentions for the New Year. Please bring a candle, some pare and a writing implement.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2023-12-27 Baby Jesus in the Rubble or Our Collective Reluctance to Feel 57:40
Ayya Santacitta
Short Reflection & Guided Meditation | Online Wednesday-Mornings | 32
Aloka Earth Room

2023-12-27 Meditation: Opening to the Mystery 16:46
Tara Brach
This guided meditation includes a body scan and invites the receptivity and letting-go of whole body breathing. Once we have awakened the vitality and presence throughout the body, we have access to the formless dimension, the awareness that is our source. The meditation closes with “Walk Slowly”, from the poetry of Danna Faulds.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2023-12-27 The Sacred Pause 54:54
Tara Brach
When we are lost in the trance of doing, our lives are on automatic, and contracted by sense that something’s wrong or missing. This talk explores the challenges of learning to pause, and the blessings that arise when we step out of our incessant mental and physical activity and reconnect with the being-qualities of presence, wisdom and love (a favorite from the archives). “The deepest expression of love is this non-doing presence because that’s when we are inhabiting who we really are.”
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2023-12-26 The Thread of Generosity 30:24
Brian Lesage
Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community FIMC Monday Night Talks

2023-12-26 Tuesday Tune In 63:44
Ayya Dhammadīpā
Meditation followed by a dhamma talk.
Dassanāya Buddhist Community

2023-12-24 Goodbye 2023 Welcoming 2024 35:11
Eugene Cash
Celebrating the Dying & Rebirth of the Light. “You can pick all the flowers, but you can’t stop the spring.” - Pablo Neruda
San Francisco Insight Meditation Community SFI Sunday Nights

2023-12-24 The Reason for the Color of our Robes 16:10
Dhammananda Bhikkhuni
Songdhammakalyani Monastery

2023-12-23 May All Beings Be Happy? 1:24:59
Nathan Glyde
Exploring what it means to wish for all beings to be happy. Looking at a couple of ways we compromise on the fullness of 'all', or limit our understanding of where happiness comes from and depends upon; Bringing head and heart together à la Thānissaro Bhikku, we can find a new drive to wish lasting blameless happiness for all beings, now, gone, and yet to come. Sabbe Satta Sukita Hontu.
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - December 2023

2023-12-23 Q&A with Ajahn Anan: Relationships and Meditation Practice 59:08
Ayya Santussika
Karuna Buddhist Vihara

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