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Dharma Talks
2000-11-27 A Dharma Hologram 54:36
Sylvia Boorstein
Reading the Cowherd Sutta illustrates how we need the sangha as a refuge and the practice of metta--as well as right effort, renunciation, right intention, equanimity and compassion--in order for us to come to safety.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2000-11-26 Four Wise Efforts 48:18
Sally Armstrong

2000-11-26 Questions & Answers 1:11:25
Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2000-11-25 Wise Intention 60:59
James Baraz

2000-11-24 Dependent Origination 62:48
Guy Armstrong
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2000-11-24 Kamma 60:23
Steve Armstrong

2000-11-23 The Practice Of Generosity- A Seamless Circle Of Contentment And Joy 61:45
Marcia Rose
"The greatest gift is the act of giving itself" Generosity is the seed--the foundation of spiritual development. It is the ground of compassion. It is a requisite of Liberation. Generosity--the practice of non-clinging--puts us directly in touch with the reality of interconnectedness. We give to help free ourselves. We give to help, bring joy to and to free others. And, we learn to receive graciously and with trust, just what is given..
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2000-11-23 Gratitude For A Precious Human Birth 41:59
Sylvia Boorstein
This talk was given on Thanksgiving expressing gratitude for the human heart's capacity for love and understanding. The preciousness of a human life lies in the potential of our hearts to be transformed. How can we forgive our lives so that we'll have a completely loving heart?

2000-11-22 Five Hindrances 58:02
Sally Armstrong

2000-11-22 Sympathetic Joy 55:44
Sharon Salzberg
Paying attention to the obstacles that get in our way of feeling happiness for ourselves and others, and ways to overcome these.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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