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Dharma Talks
2011-01-21 Papanca - Understanding the Proliferating Mind 51:34
Jenny Wilks
An overview of how to recognize and work with the causes and effects of papanca, based on the Honeyball Sutta.
Gaia House An Exploration of Mindfulness: MBCT/MBSR Retreat

2009-11-10 Papanca 38:13
Christina Feldman
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

2009-09-05 The Thoughts Keep Coming 65:39
Howard Cohn
Another version of similar talks on self view and papanca highlighting our tendency to believe the imaginary versions of ourselves that play in our mind and obscure our natural happiness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day

2009-07-22 Papanca 53:21
Christina Feldman
Papanca is the process of constructing our world through the proliferation of thought. Understanding the mind is the first step in liberating the mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat

2009-02-03 Pure Consciousness 35:34
Kittisaro
The Shurangama Sutra, Matangi’s daughter & Ananda’s enlightement Sky Like Mind Those who delight in mental proliferation (papanca) never know Nibbana The end of birth and death Apartheid of the mind Nisagardatta’s method What Remains - What doesn’t move
Dharmagiri Original Brightness Retreat

2009-01-31 Change of Lineage 44:43
Kittisaro
Direct knowing of emptiness Between existence and nihilism Emptiness isn’t empty, wonderful existence doesn’t exist Grasping & papanca is the root of birth and death Surface & depth of ocean is all water Change of lineage from reliance on papanca to pure knowing Angulimala and original hua t’ou – STOP
Dharmagiri Original Brightness Retreat

2009-01-19 The End of Mark Making 37:39
Kittisaro
The tendency of the proliferating mind to designate permanence to the transitory through the process of thought Papanca – conceptual proliferation creates the billion fragments of the world The Diamond Sutra – The Guest and the Host What remains? Kappa’s question to the Buddha
Dharmagiri

2008-11-09 Working with Thought in Meditation 62:15
Rob Burbea
As meditators, it can be tempting to see the thinking mind as an enemy, but we can instead discover a wise and skillful relationship with it. This talk presents possible ways of working with the wide range of manifestations of thought: from papanca (proliferation) and obsession to creative, reflective and helpful thinking, to seeing the empty nature of all thought.
Gaia House Solitary Month Retreat

2008-08-18 The Yak Enamoured by its Tail 46:40
Kittisaro
An exploration of papanca (conceptual poliferation) and nipapanca - the root of birth and death.
Dharmagiri

2008-06-28 Working With Papanca And Self-View 61:10
Mark Coleman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness Training for Yoga Teachers

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