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2015-09-21 The sweet essence - Part 1 56:11
Patrick Kearney
We examine the first part of Madhupiṇḍika Sutta, The sweet essence (MN 18), where Mahā Kaccāna unpacks a brief teaching by the Buddha on how we construct our dukkha. We begin with the six sense fields and the vedanā that arises from them, and then construct a world though obsessive thinking (papañca), to the point where we find ourselves living in a world of concepts about our experience, rather than the experience itself.
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Month Long Retreat led by Patrick Kearney

2015-02-12 Working with the Discursive Mind 55:40
Sally Armstrong
Papanca is the Pali word for the Mind that observes, fantasizes and tells stories. Often these mind states are accompanied by craving, aversion and a strong sense of self. Bringing mindfulness and compassion to this experience can help us lesson how often we get lost in it.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Insight Meditation Retreat

2014-10-13 Perception and Papanca 60:02
Andrea Fella
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 1

2013-04-21 Perception, Papanca and Personality View 59:46
Carol Wilson
Bringing awareness to the magic show of the creation and dissolution of personality view from moment to moment.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Through Dhamma Eyes: Training in Awareness and Wisdom

2012-09-11 Papanca 52:19
Christina Feldman
this talk explores the different streams of thought proliferation that can torment the mind.
Gaia House Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/SR

2012-04-06 Papanca 61:14
Anna Douglas
Lost in thought? How can we identify and work with the four root causes of getting entangled in our thoughts?
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Meditation and Yoga Retreat

2012-01-12 The Honeyball Sutta: The Source of Our Confusion and the Way Out 57:10
James Baraz
In this discourse the Buddha explains how we get lost in our stories through papanca or proliferation of thought. The talk focuses on how papanca works in our lives and how we can work with it to free ourselves of confusion.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2011-11-23 Papanca 34:24
Christina Feldman
Gaia House November Solitary

2011-10-19 Getting Down to more Direct Experience II 57:42
Donald Rothberg
We look further at the mechanisms by which we move away from direct experience. unskillfully, driven by reactivity and papanca (conceptual proliferation). We point to practices of tracking thoughts, emotions, reactivity-that help us ground in more direct experience, leading to greater freedom and responsiveness-personally interpersonally, and collectively.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2011-07-15 Mana Papanca 53:19
Christina Feldman
The story we tell ourselves about who we are and its release.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat

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