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Dharma Talks
2019-08-15 A Gift from the Sea – Unbroken Paua Shell and Consummate Trust 42:15
Ayya Medhanandi
There are many skills and restorative qualities needed for us to grow in our spiritual work. Let us not underestimate the essential ingredient of mettā. This universal quality of love will unfailingly nurture the unfolding of the Noble Eightfold Path. It enhances our energy to persevere with courage, agility and joy so that the journey is sustainable and our trust becomes unwavering. We reach out more to others and support them in the good, while rejoicing that as we accomplish the Way, we draw close to the Buddha.
Satipanna Insight Meditation (SIMT) :  For Our Long Lasting Benefit

2019-08-15 Attention, Wisdom, Grief and Love (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:50
Matthew Brensilver
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight & Loving Kindness

2019-08-15 Not (feeling my) Self 1:14:34
Nathan Glyde
Exploring the spectrum of sense of self, and what reveals that the self is empty. Then what happens when we see the self that way, is life a little or a lot easier, nicer, more enjoyable? If so, then it's a skillful and wholesome way of looking.
Freely Given Retreats A Wide and Wonderful Path

2019-08-15 The Truth of Suffering 56:32
Kate Munding
This week will conclude my series on the Three Truths of Existence, aka The Three Characteristics. So far we've explored the truth of impermanence and what it would be like to fully live from the understanding that all of nature, including us, is in constant flux. The last time I was there, we explored the second truth, not-self. We unpacked it's meaning and talked about how it fits with this spiritual path, as well as how it can inspire us in our day-to-day. This week we'll continue the conversation by including the third truth, the truth of suffering. This will be a pointing out teaching to better understand how we feed our cycles of stress, unsatisfactoriness, and unhappiness. We'll also look at how we can untangle and even uproot the habits and patterns in our mind that support such unhappy living and nurture a more wise and peaceful way of being.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2019-08-16 Loving the House that Ego Built 5:28:10
Howard Cohn
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2019-08-16 Day 4 Morning Guided Sit (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 54:30
JoAnna Hardy
Open Awareness - Last Day Retreat
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight & Loving Kindness

2019-08-16 Day 6 - Meditation Instructions - Anattā 65:37
Nathan Glyde
Meditation Instructions for Day 6
Freely Given Retreats A Wide and Wonderful Path

2019-08-16 Three Characteristics - Guided Meditation 39:13
Nathan Glyde
Using the Three Characteristics as Ways of Perceiving. Very liberating and conclusive meditation.
Freely Given Retreats A Wide and Wonderful Path

2019-08-16 Piti and Mudita - Joy and Appreciation 40:02
Fred Von Allmen
Meditationszentrum Beatenberg 14 day Karuna and Vipassana Meditation Retreat

2019-08-16 Informed by Experience 36:40
Ayya Santacitta
Guided Meditation
Mountain Stream Meditation Center

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