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Dharma Talks
2022-05-22 (1) Discovering the Energy of Presence 44:45
Ajahn Sucitto
The retreat theme acknowledges we need allies in cultivating awareness, something outside our normal self structure but available, in spite of the personality. Aspiration/ faith are the first of these.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-22 Metta instructions for the "neutral person" 53:34
Winnie Nazarko
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta: Lovingkindness Retreat

2022-05-22 (1) Discovering the Energy of Presence 44:45
Ajahn Sucitto
The retreat theme acknowledges we need allies in cultivating awareness, something outside our normal self structure but available, in spite of the personality. Aspiration/ faith are the first of these.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-21 Compassion 57:11
Winnie Nazarko
The importance of compassion in the Buddhist path. Discussion of its relationship to Metta, and a description of its near and far enemies. Examples of its applicability including in the situation in Ukraine
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta: Lovingkindness Retreat

2022-05-21 Opening Identification 1:35:45
Nathan Glyde
Regarding the aggregates of existence (form; preferences; perceiving; mental activity; knowing) as areas we can open around. Shifting from identification and ownership to just happening activities for greater freedom and well-being.
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - May 2022

2022-05-21 (4) Reflections on Energy / Viriya 17:51
Laura Bridgman
Understanding and engaging with energies we bring into a retreat can help us to be aware of and shed reactions to them. This transition is an important learning opportunity.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-21 (3) Body Work 27:56
Laura Bridgman
A combination of massage and tapping techniques to relax the body.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-21 Guided Meditation on "descending into the heart" 23:42
Rodney Smith
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2022-05-21 Descending into the heart 35:20
Rodney Smith
To complete its transformation, awareness must enter the body/mine form and transform the spiritual heart.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2022-05-21 (2) Reflections 46:49
Ajahn Sucitto
Words like “central axis” and “periphery” help create a template for awareness of all the senses in a field rather than seizing on points or a particular sensory experience. This is citta / mind/ heart, an awareness of a psychosomatic field.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

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