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Dharma Talks
2022-05-19 The Precepts--Outer, Inner, and Secret 53:32
Tina Rasmussen
Insight Meditation Tucson

2022-05-19 The Problem with Resisting Reality: The Possibility of Real Freedom 52:21
James Baraz
As much as we would like things to be a certain way, we have limited control over the way things are. Even though that may be apparent to all Dharma students who have some practice under their belt, the mind still gets caught in the habit of attachment to things being a certain way. This week we will explore what gets in the way, how we can open to the way things really are and the radical shift that can occur within us when we see through this self-created prison.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2022-05-19 Love as the Default Position of the Mind 51:07
Matthew Brensilver
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Spring Insight Meditation Retreat

2022-05-19 talk: connecting with the more than human world 16:48
Jill Shepherd
Investigating how our sense of community can be expanded to include the more than human world, closing with some relational practice in pairs, exploring our kinship with all beings
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-05-20 Metta instructions in guided meditation 58:14
Oren Jay Sofer
Overview of Metta practice with instructions for working with the benefactor
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta: Lovingkindness Retreat

2022-05-20 Guided Meditation 19:19
Ajahn Sucitto
Gathering ourselves into a field of collective awareness, we tune into a sense of shared belonging and support with other human beings.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-20 Relaxing the grasping 42:18
Narayan Helen Liebenson
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2022

2022-05-20 Guided meditation: relaxing the grasping 26:47
Narayan Helen Liebenson
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2022

2022-05-20 The skilful use of precepts 11:10
Ajahn Sucitto
Refuges and precepts provide a field of conscience and concern that wards off carelessness, imbalance, distractedness and negativity – and helps in moving towards a true norm that won’t let us down.
Gaia House The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-20 Guided death contemplation, Dhamma talk on Carrion sutta – Amaganda 1:40:22
Bhante Sujato, Bhante Akāliko
From Harris Park. Death contemplation guided by Bhante Akāliko. Dhamma talk by Bhante Sujato: Carrion sutta (Snp 2.2) Amaganda: literally "raw stench". A (presumably) hard-core vegan ascetic challenges the Buddha about his eating a cooked meal with meat. The Buddha's response: a conduct of practicing the four Brahma Viharas is what a monastic / ascetic lifestyle is about.
Lokanta Vihara
Attached Files:
  • Carrion sutta (Snp 2.2) by suttacentral.net (Link)

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