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Dharma Talks
2022-11-14 Waves of Experience Meditation | Monday Night 19:57
Jack Kornfield
Inviting listeners to breathe softly and naturally amidst it all, Jack helps us flow through waves of thoughts, emotions, and sensations in order to come to rest in loving awareness, the timeless witness dwelling in each of us—who we truly are. “When you notice that a wave has pulled your attention from the breath, receive it. Let go of the attention to the breath, and receive it with the same loving awareness, as if to bow to it gently.”
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2022-11-14 Deep roots of compassion 44:09
Winnie Nazarko
This talk reflects on the deep causes and conditions for what arises in our individual experience. This view supports an understanding of "not self" and compassion
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2022-11-15 Freedom from fear 62:25
Bhante Buddharakkhita
Meeting fear with mindfulness, courage, and wisdom can lead to peace, happiness, and final freedom
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2022-11-16 Taking All Experiences as Opportunities for Learning 63:16
Donald Rothberg
One of the central intentions of our practice is to learn from all experiences. This is not easy, both with difficult experiences or with wonderful experiences; we might in both cases revert to habitual forms of consciousness and behavior. We explore ways that we might "turn all obstacles into the path of practice" (as is said in the Tibetan Lojong teachings), or see "the obstacle as the path" (as in Zen). Central is our practice particularly with unpleasant or difficult experiences, studying and transforming our reactivity. We also see how sometimes there are important gifts that come from painful and/or difficult experiences; we share together in the group some of these kinds of experiences. We end with an invitation to practice with this basic intention to learn from everything in the next week!
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2022-11-16 Dharma Talk 51:19
Yanai Postelnik
Gaia House November Solitary

2022-11-16 Fulfil Ethical Sense and Aspiration 39:09
Ajahn Sucitto
Training precepts provide ancient themes for spiritual development, establishing boundaries of restraint. They are guardians of the world creating happiness for yourself and others.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana

2022-11-16 Meditation: Calling on Your Awakened Heart 23:33
Tara Brach
In the midst of difficulty we need access to our deepest wisdom and love. This guided meditation calls forth this loving presence by opening to the heart and spirit of whatever being in our life we most experience as calm, wise and compassionate. How do we find that inner place of calm in the midst of the storm?
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2022-11-16 The Calling of These Times – Part 2 49:37
Tara Brach
The Dalai Lama invites us to trust in the power of heart and awareness to awake through all circumstances. What does that look like in the midst of our current global crises? These two talks explore what these times are drawing forward in us individually and collectively, and how we can live true to the full wisdom and love of our beings.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2022-11-16 Meeting Fear with Mindfulness and Courage 54:48
Bhante Buddharakkhita
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2022-11-16 Comparing mind 49:10
Jill Shepherd
An exploration of mana, comparing mind, and its roots in craving for becoming and non-becoming
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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