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Dharma Talks
2020-01-10 Dharma and Recovery with Kevin Griffin 1:59:27
  Kevin Griffin
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-01-10 Direct Practice – Feeling, Perception and Saṇkhāra 40:21
  Ajahn Sucitto
Citta is only touched by feeling and perception. Through not seeing this, not feeling and directly handling it, the whole realm of dukkha gest fabricated. Meet experience directly, with mindfulness and wisdom, and suffering eases up.
Cittaviveka Cittaviveka Buddhist Monastery Winter Retreat 2020

2020-01-10 Instructions on practicing with the hinderances. 44:35
  Yuka Nakamura
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-01-10 Practicing with the elements. 59:46
  Chris Cullen
An exploration of ways of practicing with perceptions of the five elements - earth, water, fire, air, space - so as to cultivate samadhi, realize non-self (anatta) and understand the appearance and fabrication of perception and intention.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-01-11 Morning instructions on body 56:50
  Chris Cullen
Review of first day instructions, suggestions about deepening and sustaining connection with anchors and practicing with discomfort and pain.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-01-11 Saṇkhāra – the Constructor of All 46:24
  Ajahn Sucitto
We are encouraged to understand saṇkhāra, the programs that take hold of us and result in unskillful states. It is possible to not act on these programs, release some of their pressure, and turn the citta towards skillful states.
Cittaviveka Cittaviveka Buddhist Monastery Winter Retreat 2020

2020-01-11 Guided meditaation on the five elements in the body. 45:34
  Jaya Rudgard
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-01-11 Anattā Is the Way Out (Evening Public Talk) 52:12
  Ajahn Sucitto
The unawakened worldly mind seeks to accumulate. It generates a sense of self from holding on. The Anattalakkhaṇa Sutta points to release and letting go. We practice standing back from phenomena, allowing things to move and shift without reacting to them. Just witnessing and awake – this is liberation.
Cittaviveka Cittaviveka Buddhist Monastery Winter Retreat 2020

2020-01-11 The Four Ennobling Truths 61:30
  Yuka Nakamura
The teaching on the four ennobling truths speaks to our lived experience. It addresses the existential fact of facing suffering, pain, stress, and conflict in our lives and offers a way to understand the causes and conditions that lead to suffering and to the end of suffering. The four ennobling truths can guide us in our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-01-12 Instructions on mindfulness of vedana 54:06
  Yuka Nakamura
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

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