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Dharma Talks
2020-04-16 Calling All Bodhisattvas 66:10
James Baraz
"Talk for Pandemic Reality" Including Jack Kornfield's "The Bodhisattva Responds to the Virus"
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2020-04-15 Sheltering in Love (Part 4) 43:21
Tara Brach
During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being, each other and all life. These talks explore the bodhisattva path - practices of an awakening being dedicated to living from love. The invitation is to let this season of close-in and global suffering deepen our collective commitment to creating a more compassionate world. Talk 4 explores how the difficult emotions we all face can become direct portals to an inner refuge of sacred space.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-04-08 Sheltering in Love - Part 3 45:48
Tara Brach
During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being, each other and all life. These talks explore the bodhisattva path – practices of an awakening being dedicated to living from love. The invitation is to let this season of close-in and global suffering deepen our collective commitment to creating a more compassionate world.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-04-08 Practicing with the Pandemic 2: Cultivating Compassion and Equanimity 65:20
Donald Rothberg
After a brief review of some of the suggested ways to practice with the pandemic given last week, we explore two key capacities for our times: Compassion and equanimity. We look into the key aspects of compassion and equanimity and also how to cultivate them. For each of the two qualities, we also have songs inspired by and inspiring the qualities, from Eve Decker. A period of discussion, including questions and responses, concludes the session.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2020-04-05 Teachings in the Midst of a Pandemic 47:22
Ajahn Jamnian
Topics covered: Dealing with the fear of getting Covid 19; If you have it, how to be with it from a Practice perspective; How to get along with others during a Pandemic. The main translator is Amdee Vongthongsri. Recorded via video teleconference.
Attached Files:
  • Ajahn Jamnian - mini glossary (PDF)

2020-04-02 Approaching the practice, meeting the truth 45:22
Oren Jay Sofer
The opening talk for the month of April explores themes of how our practice can be a resource during the pandemic, as well as key suggestions for orienting to practice while living or working at home.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Forest Refuge April Retreat Online

2020-04-01 Sheltering In Love (Part 2) 41:59
Tara Brach
During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being, each other and all life. These talks explore the bodhisattva path – practices of an awakening being dedicated to living from love. The invitation is to let this season of close-in and global suffering deepen our collective commitment to creating a more compassionate world.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-04-01 Practicing during the Pandemic: Perspectives, Practices, and Suggestions 2 21:26
Donald Rothberg
Questions and responses, as well as suggestions and shared insights from the group.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2020-04-01 Practicing during the Pandemic: Perspectives, Practices, and Suggestions 1 30:39
Donald Rothberg
A talk giving a number of ways to approach this time of "sheltering-in-place" in terms of perspectives, intentions, core practices, and skillful actions, seeing the crisis as a great opportunity as well as a challenge.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2020-03-25 Sheltering In Love (Part 1) 45:58
Tara Brach
During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being, each other and all life. These talks explore the bodhisattva path – practices of an awakening being dedicated to living from love. The invitation is to let this season of close-in and global suffering deepen our collective commitment to creating a more compassionate world.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

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