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Dharma Talks
2020-04-14 Shining Clarity on the Environment of Mind (Online Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:17
  John Travis
In John's classic style, the Talk begins with a funny story and a moving poem, followed by John's reflections and stories from around the world about the theme of working with Wanting and Aversion in the mind. The Talk concludes with thoughts about Views and Opinions, the Sense of Self and Awareness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Living Awareness through Insight Meditation - Online

2020-04-14 All Phenomena are Empty. Fill them with Metta. 38:44
  Nathan Glyde
All phenomena are fabricated by perception: all things are empty of inherently existing separate from the atmosphere of attention. We explore what happens to phenomena and the sense of self when perception is soaked in kindness and care. Supported by the suttas: Two Sorts of Thinking (MN19), and the Karaniya Metta Sutta (SN1.8).
Sangha Seva Metta and Emptiness - Online

2020-04-15 Day 5 Instructions - Just a Perception 56:20
  Nathan Glyde
A review of all the ways of looking and relating to phenomena, culminating in seeing them as empty phenomena.
Sangha Seva Metta and Emptiness - Online

2020-04-15 Question & Answer 30:35
  Oren Jay Sofer
Open Q&A covering topics such as: anchor vs. choiceless awareness; loss of concentration and self-judgment; patience vs. avoidance.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Forest Refuge April Retreat Online

2020-04-15 Beauty and Care (Onine Retreat at Spirit Rock) 40:05
  Gil Fronsdal
The Buddha’s teachings on Beauty (Kalyana) and Care (Anukampa)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Living Awareness through Insight Meditation - Online

2020-04-15 Hebrew - Mettā and Emptiness in the World 28:05
  Zohar Lavie
The last Hebrew talk of this retreat, talking about how to sustain our practice of metta and skilful ways of relating, and the possibilities of fostering more insights as we approach re-engagment with the world.
Sangha Seva Metta and Emptiness - Online

2020-04-15 Meditation: Refuge in Sacred Presence 22:29
  Tara Brach
Our experience includes a foreground of changing experience - sounds, sensations, feelings, thoughts. In the background is an alert inner stillness, the awareness that is our true nature. This meditation guides us in opening to the moment-to-moment flow through our senses, and learning to relax back to inhabit the mystery and vastness of awake awareness.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-04-15 Sheltering in Love (Part 4) 43:21
  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. Talk 4 explores how the difficult emotions we all face can become direct portals to an inner refuge of sacred space.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-04-16 Working with disturbance: reflections and guided meditation. 43:42
  Caroline Jones
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Forest Refuge April Retreat Online

2020-04-16 meditation: steadying the body, the heart, the mind 28:36
  Jill Shepherd
Beginning by steadying and stabilising the body and heart-mind, then noticing our relationship to present-moment experience, opening to the simplicity of here ... now ... this ...
Auckland Insight Meditation

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