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2021-11-24 Freedom is the Essence of All Things (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:26
Kittisaro
Contemplating what never changes. The indestructible heart. Mind the Gap. Radical reflection, returning to the root, where all things merge. Kuan Yin's meditation method.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey into Refuge, Presence, and Love

2021-11-25 Time, craving and where they stop 51:03
Ajahn Sucitto
Your intimate environment is not about time, it’s about kamma. Enter into this embodied world with patience, resolution, goodwill and mindfulness, holding it steadily. There’s an aware intelligence that gets stronger and wiser when you can let go of the stories; it will work for your welfare.
Bodhi College Breathing to Liberation (Ānāpāṇasati)

2021-11-25 Jhāna 56:48
Ajahn Sucitto
Jhāna is a condition that supports getting out of the conditioned realm. It gives the mind enough stability to step out of time and enough happiness to step out of the pull of sense pleasure. It makes turning away, nibbida, possible leaving an experience of something open, measureless, where the heart feels freedom from stress, freedom from pressure.
Bodhi College Breathing to Liberation (Ānāpāṇasati)

2021-11-25 Guided meditation - Gladdening the heart 38:37
Ajahn Sucitto
Tuning into where gladness is can be approached from different ways. One can recollect people or events that are gladdening, or one can tune into the energy of gladness that is felt in the body. Linger in its effects, the brightening, lifting quality that is agreeable.
Bodhi College Breathing to Liberation (Ānāpāṇasati)

2021-11-25 Q&A 23:17
Ajahn Sucitto
00: How to suffuse; 04:40 Placing and sensing the thinking mind; 07:14 Does Ānāpānasati help prepare us for end of civilization; 08:42 Nimittas; 10:01 When one area of body is not suffused; 11:25 How can we suffuse pīti/sukha? 13:00 Softening the process of enquiring; 15:26 Generating joy with chronic pain and vicious personal circumstances; 18:17 Blockages make nostril breathing difficult; 21:24 Can you speak about death?
Bodhi College Breathing to Liberation (Ānāpāṇasati)

2021-11-25 Q&A 33:13
Ajahn Sucitto
00:12 Dispassion; 03:45 How do dispassion, disengagement and relinquishment reconcile with activism; 12:39 Body time versus clock time; 15:23 How should I teach mindfulness of breathing; 17:42 Joy and poignant sadness; 19:38 What is one then to be sensitive to in the third stage of the feeling tetrad; 25:55 Could you say that the citta is the deathless?
Bodhi College Breathing to Liberation (Ānāpāṇasati)

2021-11-25 Reflections on equanimity. 22:21
Caroline Jones
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2021

2021-11-25 There Are No Footprints In The Sky (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 41:52
Kittisaro
Contemplation of form & emptiness. Everything is sacred. Emptiness facilitates resonant response. Undivided non-dual nature of reality.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey into Refuge, Presence, and Love

2021-11-25 Chant - Suffusion with the divine abidings 6:56
Ajahn Sucitto
Bodhi College Breathing to Liberation (Ānāpāṇasati)

2021-11-25 The suffering that leads to the end of suffering 37:23
Ajahn Achalo
A talk spurred by two questions: 00:49 Q1: How can we find meaning and purpose in the worldly life if we have aspirations to live a monastic life but have to be in the worldly life for family? 22:23 Q2: Since I began meditating, I have become very emotional. I am very quickly moved to tears and I start crying, either when seeing something ordinary and negative, like people arguing in the street or something painful, when I witness the suffering of people, children or animals. I sometimes start crying when reading or hearing a dhamma talk. In my chest, negative emotions like anger and frustration feel even heavier and more dense than before. Is this normal? What can I do to deal skillfully with these emotional states? I am deeply grateful!
Anandagiri Forest Monastery

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