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Dharma Talks
2023-02-08 Cultivating Metta (Lovingkindness, Love, Friendliness) 2 62:26
Donald Rothberg
In this second talk on Metta (lovingkindness) practice, we first review the foundational nature of the practice and its connection with the cultivation of wisdom and bring our practice into our lives and action in the world, with a reading of a poem from one of the early Buddhist nuns. We examine in some depth some of the challenges to Metta practice, what makes it challenging to manifest kindness and love, and point to some of the way to practice Metta in daily life.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2023-02-08 Liberation of the Heart & Mind Through Loving-Kindness 1:29:42
Ariya B. Baumann
The ‘liberation of the heart by loving kindness’ is a temporary liberation from greed and hatred
Chanmyay Myaing Meditation Centre 9th Annual Metta Retreat 2023 - Part 2

2023-02-08 Week 5, Part 1 48:48
Juha Penttilä
Settling Meditation; Talk - Letting Go of Identification
Gaia House The Path of Letting Go

2023-02-08 Understanding dukkha supported by compassion and wisdom 45:29
Tara Mulay
With a discussion of all three kinds of dukkha - dukkha dukkha, viparinama dukkha, and sankhara dukkha.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Befriending the World through Mindfulness

2023-02-08 A New Look at the Four Noble Truths: Suffering Arising, Ceasing, and Inviting Deep Peace 61:51
Devon Hase
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2023-02-08 Meditation: Vipassana – The Practice of Seeing Clearly 18:12
Tara Brach
Vipassana, also known as insight meditation, is training in bringing a clear mindful attention to our moment to moment experience. We begin by relaxing through the body and then resting attention with the breath – or some other sensory anchor – and allowing the mind to settle. Then we open to whatever is predominant or calling our attention – sensations, emotions, sounds – meeting each arising experience with a clear, kind attention. The gift of this process is discovering balance in the midst of the changing flow, and gaining deep insight into the nature of reality.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2023-02-08 The RAIN of Forgiveness 56:17
Tara Brach
The capacity to release the armoring of hatred and blame is intrinsic to our evolving consciousness. This talk explores the process of authentic forgiveness, and how we can use the mindfulness-based tool of RAIN to heal and free our hearts.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2023-02-08 Week 5, Part 2 35:26
Juha Penttilä
Guided Meditation - Anatta 1
Gaia House The Path of Letting Go

2023-02-08 The Pāramitā on Retreat 51:25
Martine Batchelor
Gaia House Seon Retreat

2023-02-09 Morning Instructions: touching on all four foundations of mindfulness 59:25
Tara Mulay
For foundations of mindfulness. Mindfulness of the breath, body, vedena, hindrances, and other aspects of the fourth foundation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Befriending the World through Mindfulness

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