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Dharma Talks
2023-07-31 The Five Spiritual Faculties - Week 8 - Wisdom - Talk 35:48
Mark Nunberg
This course examines the Buddha’s teachings on the five spiritual faculties of confidence, energy, mindful awareness, stability of awareness, and wisdom. It is the development and balancing of these five faculties that provide the force that moves the mind from faith to wisdom and release.
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies: The Five Spiritual Faculties (Summer 2023)

2023-07-31 Guided instructions: metta for self and neutral person 40:48
Matthew Hepburn
Instructions for seeing beings (including) oneself as part of nature, while offering metta to self and the neutral person
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds

2023-08-01 Grasping grips our world 60:06
Ajahn Sucitto
The Buddha’s teaching is crucial and profound for the world. It points to the clinging and owning that disfigures our world – and how to give that up.

2023-08-01 Moving Beyond Us and Them: Beholding Strangers as Kin 26:36
Brian Lesage
Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community FIMC Monday Night Talks

2023-08-02 Cultivate Sense-fulness rather than Meaning-fulness 49:09
Ayya Santacitta
Short Reflection & Guided Meditation | Wednesday-Mornings | 11
Aloka Earth Room

2023-08-02 Meditation: Coming Home with the Breath 14:56
Tara Brach
Our breath is always available as a pathway back to presence. This simple meditation guides us to relax and awaken in the body, and then establishes the breath as a home base for our attention. Our practice is to notice when the mind becomes distracted, and gently return to our breath and senses. This helps the mind to become increasingly settled, calm and clear. We close with a short heart blessing. “As you let your attention go inward, you might ask yourself a very simple question: What is most important to me? What is it that brings me to practice right now? What does your heart long for?"
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2023-08-02 Part 1: Rewiring for Happiness and Freedom 52:55
Tara Brach
The Buddha said, “I would not be teaching this (a path of awakening) if genuine happiness and freedom were not possible.” While this is our potential, we each have deep conditioning to get stuck in feelings of fear, deficiency and separation from others. These talks explore the two interdependent pathways of undoing the conditioning that blocks our potential. In Part I we will look at how we can intentionally arouse states of wellbeing, and with practice, develop them into ongoing traits that bring presence and joy to our lives. In Part II, we will investigate how to cultivate an unconditional presence, and the radical acceptance and love, that are the grounds of true happiness and inner freedom.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2023-08-02 Equanimity - The Taste of Freedom - Talk 55:14
Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2023-08-02 Equanimity - The Taste of Freedom - Meditation 29:23
Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2023-08-02 The Four Noble Truths (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:05
Cara Lai
The foundational teaching of Buddhism.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Young Adult Insight Meditation Retreat

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