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Dharma Talks
2020-12-14 Monday Night Dharma Talk 1:33:56
  Jack Kornfield
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-12-14 Cleaning Citta - New Moon Lunar Observance 51:49
  Ajahn Sucitto
Purification of mind is not just spiritual jargon but necessary for happiness. No matter how gross or subtle, our speech, mental intentions and bodily actions affect us. Training and cleaning citta involves bringing uplifting qualities to mind and refraining from contracting to the unpleasant. This is how our kamma can begin to change.
Cittaviveka

2020-12-14 Guided Mettā to Challenging Relationship 43:52
  Nathan Glyde
Gently wishing well for those we have a more difficult relationship with
Gaia House Mettā and Insight

2020-12-15 Opening - Ethics and Meditation 21:16
  Ajahn Sucitto
Introduction to online format and schedule, encouragements for how to practice and make the most of these circumstances.
Cittaviveka Living, Dying and Liberation

2020-12-15 Introduction to Precepts 8:06
  Ajahn Sucitto
The fundamental citta sense is an ethical sense. We try to encourage that with precepts. This is how we align ourselves to citta.
Cittaviveka Living, Dying and Liberation

2020-12-15 Sīla Practice 15:36
  Ajahn Sucitto
Precepts are what most skillfully link citta to the world of sense contact. Without this ethical sense, citta runs out and gets into damaging circumstances. Precepts are the way you communicate the Dhamma through your actions into the world.
Cittaviveka Living, Dying and Liberation

2020-12-15 Samādhi Practice 33:14
  Ajahn Sucitto
With the sīla practice in place, we give attention to samādhi practice – finding our center within the world of sense contact. From this steady place we are present, witnessing, attuning to how citta is touched by it all.
Cittaviveka Living, Dying and Liberation

2020-12-15 IMS Daily Dharma, Dec 15 2020 23:41
  Chas DiCapua
Discovering the Dharma in Nature
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center IMS Daily Dharma

2020-12-15 Strengthen Heart within the Mind 22:10
  Ajahn Sucitto
Citta requires strength to meet the afflictive perceptions and meanings that compress it. Shutting down and distracting ourselves is understandable, but inadequate. Cultivation of spiritual faculties gives citta tools and capacity to meet phenomena with compassion and skillful action.
Cittaviveka Living, Dying and Liberation

2020-12-15 Day 4 Instructions - Dukkha Insightful Way of Relating 60:36
  Zohar Lavie
Opening and relaxing contraction as a way of expressing an understanding of tanha roots in the dukkha field
Gaia House Mettā and Insight

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