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Dharma Talks
2020-03-10 Dharma Talk (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:49
  DaRa Williams
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-10 Admettre l’impuissance, Montréal 59:02
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-10 Practicing in Place #1 34:23
  Howard Cohn
Mission Dharma

2020-03-10 Day 9 Brahma Vihara Practice- Compassion (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:19
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-09 Feeling Tone (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:36
  Andrea Fella
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-09 Buddhist Studies Course: Cultivating Wholesome Relationships - Week 1 1:21:55
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course: Cultivating Wholesome Relationships

2020-03-09 Day 9 Brahma Vihara Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:29
  Eugene Cash
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-09 Addressing Coronavirus with a Dharma View- Monday Night Dharma Talk 51:05
  Matthew Brensilver
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-03-09 Day 9 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:21
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-08 Vipassana is not Psychoanalysis 26:53
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Arrow River Forest Hermitage

2020-03-08 Wise Livelihood - Meditation 34:08
  Mark Nunberg
Chant followed by guided meditation
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-03-08 Wise Livelihood - Talk 41:25
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-03-07 Choiceless Awareness 59:38
  Chas DiCapua
How to practice with undirected attention and the art of going back and forth between using an anchor and not using one.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-03-07 Compassion: The Courage to Turn Towards Suffering - While Turning Towards Wisdom and Freedom (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:31
  Noliwe Alexander
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-07 What does Freedom Look Like? - Freedom from Anxiety, Trusting Uncertainty and Change: Living the Practice Workshop, Part 5 62:42
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Freedom from Anxiety, Trusting Uncertainty and Change: Living the Practice Workshop

2020-03-07 Freedom from Anxiety, Trusting Uncertainty and Change: Living the Practice Workshop, Part 1 50:16
  Mark Nunberg
Short guided meditation followed by Dharma Talk, small group discussions, and large group share back.
Common Ground Meditation Center Freedom from Anxiety, Trusting Uncertainty and Change: Living the Practice Workshop

2020-03-07 Day 8 - Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:29
  Phillip Moffitt
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-07 Feeling Tone (Vedanā) 44:28
  Chas DiCapua
How to practice with feeling tone and why it is important
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-03-07 Day 7 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:18
  DaRa Williams
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-06 The Theory and Practice of the 4 Elements (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:22
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-06 Meditating With Thoughts 60:54
  Chas DiCapua
How to include thoughts in meditation practice and explore their nature.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-03-06 Day 7 Brahma Vihara Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 64:51
  Winnie Nazarko
Metta for difficult person
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-06 Day 6 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:32
  Eugene Cash
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-05 Skillful Letting Go Practice for Intense Times 49:08
  James Baraz
In times of uncertainty and tension--whether a potential global pandemic, the climate crisis, high stakes election--it's easy for apprehension to become anxiety as we constantly are worried about what's to come. This talk explores how skillful letting go practices can help us maintain our centeredness while still being engaged.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2020-03-05 Part 1: The Four Noble Truths - As the Twelve Insights (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:12
  Phillip Moffitt
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-05 Guided Meditation: Four Elements Meditation 40:10
  Susie Harrington
A guided Elements Meditation with 8 minute intro to finding balance and accessing ease through earth connection. Second morning of retreat 3 in 15 month program. (Program Sponsored by the Sati Center)
Sky Mind Retreats Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy Retreat 3

2020-03-05 Whole Body Breathing 50:46
  Chas DiCapua
How to feel the breath throughout the whole body, with a relaxed open awareness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-03-05 Day 5 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 62:17
  Phillip Moffitt
With Refuges and Precepts
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-05 Day 5 Brama Vihara Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 43:05
  Andrea Fella
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-04 Meditation: The Blessings of Yes 20:12
  Tara Brach
When our hearts open to the life that is here, just as it is, we discover vast loving presence. This meditation engages the smile as we scan through and awaken to our body and senses. Then we practice meeting the changing flow of life with a full allowing, wakeful and open awareness. We close with a verse from e.e. cummings. “What happens when the heart says “Yes” to this moment? And what happens when that “Yes” goes even deeper?”
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-03-04 Desire and Addiction (Part 1 of 3): Voices of Longing Calling You Home 48:18
  Tara Brach
Desire is intrinsic to all living forms – the urge to exist and flourish. It turns to suffering when, due to unmet needs, it contracts, intensifies and separates us from our full aliveness and awareness. These two talks guide us in awakening from this trance, and discovering how within desire is the longing that can carry us to true belonging.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-03-04 From the Ordinary Habitual Mind to the Buddha Mind 16: Working with Our Psychological Conditioning 3 62:28
  Donald Rothberg
We begin by pointing to how combining traditional Buddhist training with transforming psychological and social conditioning and unresolved material suggests the contours of a contemporary path of awakening. We then identify some of the main areas of the contemporary “shadow,” of unconscious, unresolved conditioning and developmental wounds, such as anger, fear, death, shame, conflict, trauma, grief, sexuality, and so on. We then give a “map” of four stages in the transformation of the shadow (particularly in a meditative context), starting with finding ways to access the shadow, then learning to be with and explore the shadow, then transforming the shadow, and then integrating the shadow work with daily life.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2020-03-04 Chant - Belgique 1:58
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-04 Using The Body As Anchor (with Matthew Hepburn) 63:02
  Chas DiCapua
How to use different parts of the body and different apertures of awareness to anchor and the attention to the present moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-03-04 Day 4 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:39
  Andrea Fella
Relax, Receive, Allow
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-03 Méditation guidée : 4 qualités du coeur - Belgique 30:25
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-03 Embodied Awareness: Postures and All Activities (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 54:18
  Eugene Cash
We explored how to practice with an embodied awareness 24/7. Practice using a full awareness that allows us to be mindful through the knowing our body experientially veiled of thoughts, ideas and commentary. This direct knowing is proprioceptive, kinesthetic, often referred to as felt sense knowing.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-03 Enseignement : Les trois caracteristiques - Belgique 64:31
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-03 Day 3 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:15
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-03 Day 3 Brahma Vihara Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:33
  Noliwe Alexander
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-02 Méditation guidée : Metta, je te libère - Belgique 25:02
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-02 Cultivation (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 49:54
  Winnie Nazarko
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-02 Buddhist Studies - Anatta: The Impersonal Nature of Experience - Week 8 64:12
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course - Anatta: The Impersonal Nature of Experience

2020-03-02 Enseignement : Face aux émotions difficiles - Belgique 67:00
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-02 Dukkha Dukkha: the Suffering of Unpleasant Experiences. 53:06
  Rebecca Bradshaw
This talk explores both physical and emotional suffering in the form of unpleasant experiences, giving detailed explanations on how to be with these with mindfulness. It also explores where real suffering is and how we can experience freedom even when life is unpleasant or painful.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2020 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2020-03-02 Day 2 Brahma Vihara Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 47:16
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Metta
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-02 Monday Night Dharma Talk - Jack Kornfield and Paul Hawken 1:10:58
  Jack Kornfield
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-03-02 Closing Talk 36:50
  Nathan Glyde
This recording also includes Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-03-02 Instructions : pensées - Belgique 50:13
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-02 Day 2 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 40:54
  DaRa Williams
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-01 Qualities of Mindfulness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:26
  Andrea Fella
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-03-01 Dharma Talk: Equanimity 34:51
  Nathan Glyde
This recording also includes Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-03-01 Healing Speech - Meditation 33:39
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-03-01 Healing Speech - Talk 53:48
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-03-01 Enseignement : 7 facteurs d'éveil 2 - Belgique 60:45
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-03-01 The Nature of Conditioned Phenomena 24:09
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Arrow River Forest Hermitage

2020-03-01 Dharma Talk: Doubt and Confusion 17:23
  Nathan Glyde
This recording also includes Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-03-01 Guided Loving Kindness Meditation 40:44
  Nathan Glyde
Metta to Friend, Benefactor, Self and World
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-03-01 Guided Meditation: Pause, Relax, Experiment 29:51
  Nathan Glyde
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-03-01 Building Wisdom Through Sensitivity - Meditation 35:54
  Mark Nunberg
Chant followed by guided meditation
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-03-01 Building Wisdom Through Sensitivity - Talk 34:13
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-03-01 Morning Reflections: Challenges and Appropriate Response 43:57
  Nathan Glyde
Exploring the so-called hindrances. This recording also includes Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-03-01 Instructions états mentaux + Gwenola Marche - Belgique 47:00
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-02-29 Méditation guidée : Metta pour le corps - Belgique 16:02
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-02-29 Brief Intro to Felt Sense of Satipatthana 25:53
  Phillip Moffitt
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong

2020-02-29 Enseignement : 7 facteurs d'éveil - Belgique 60:30
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-02-29 Méditation guidée, Présence réspiration - Belgique 32:31
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-02-29 Guided Meditation 32:05
  Nathan Glyde
Probing and Receiving: Modes of Attending
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-02-29 Instructions: la pleine conscience et marche - Belgique 54:31
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-02-29 Morning Reflection and Meditation 49:00
  Nathan Glyde
Transitions and Meeting Well
Gaia House Inquiring into the Nature of Experience

2020-02-29 Matinale - Belgique 2:27
  Pascal Auclair
True North Insight TNI Regular Talks

2020-02-28 Building Practice Momentum (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 63:30
  Tempel Smith
One of the great opportunities of sitting a long silent retreat is to take the momentum of practice forward into our daily lives.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2020-02-27 Wise Inner and Outer Speech (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 52:26
  Beth Sternlieb
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2020-02-26 From the Ordinary Habitual Mind to the Buddha Mind 15: Working with Our Psychological Conditioning 2 52:45
  Donald Rothberg
We continue to explore the role of working with transforming psychological conditioning and unresolved material (incomplete developmental tasks, developmental wounds, trauma, limiting beliefs, etc.) in a contemporary path of awakening. Using the concepts of unconscious material and of the “shadow” (individual and collective), we point to how the Buddha faced his own shadow (the four heavenly messengers that he found outside of his conditioning in the palace). We then explore some tools and ways to open to and work with unconscious or shadow aspects of ourselves, both in and out of formal meditation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2020-02-26 Meditation: Relaxing with Life 21:41
  Tara Brach
This meditation begins with a body scan, and then we practice opening to and relaxing with our changing experience. The sitting closes with a beautiful poem by Danna Faulds, “Just for Now.”
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-02-26 The Breadth of our Dharma Path - Meditation 33:36
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-02-26 The Breadth of our Dharma Path - Talk 54:39
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-02-26 Exploring the Four Noble Truths: The Art of Inner Happiness 51:13
  Matthew Daniell
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2020-02-26 Facing Fear (Part 2) - Awakening Your Fearless Heart 52:13
  Tara Brach
Fear is a natural and universal part of our incarnation, and, when it goes on overdrive, we get imprisoned in the suffering of separation. These two talks explore how the RAIN meditation can help us face fear, and discover the boundless loving awareness that includes but is not contracted by currents of fear.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2020-02-26 Renewal Means Refrain from Going Back 24:24
  Ajahn Sucitto
Being comes before doing. Openness needs the protection of Refuge, not the defensiveness of ill-will. Renewal is not a case of planning or trying something new, but of stopping the re-creating of the old self. Citta then renews by itself.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-26 Aligning to Direct Experience 11:25
  Ajahn Sucitto
As phenomena arise, align understanding to direct experience. Clear away inferences such as time and the notion of the body. All phenomena arise within awareness. Extend awareness through breathing. Pervade the body with tonalities of goodwill rather than of ill-will or no will.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-25 Wise Intention (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:49
  John Martin
This talk emphasizes Wise Intention in the context of a long retreat: Wise Intention includes the three aspects of renunciation (letting go of the sense desire), loving kindness and compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2020-02-25 Satipatthāna - The Discourse of Establishing Mindfulness 31:41
  Yuka Nakamura
The Satipatthāna Sutta is one of the most famous discourses in the Pali Canon that has informed the practice of Vipassana meditation and mindfulness meditation. The talks give an overview of the whole sutta.
Bodhi College Buddhist Foundations of Mindfulness

2020-02-25 Day 24 Afternoon Instructions: Upekkha (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 44:23
  Susie Harrington
Guided meditation for embodying equanimity: neutral, friend and self
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2020-02-25 Day Four - Meditation Instructions 54:01
  Alexis Santos
Objects just support awareness. Allowing the awareness to know more.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Developing the Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-25 The Open Way 42:36
  Ajahn Sucitto
This Path often leads into unknowns, disorientation, places where things don’t fit our normal ways. Meeting these places with strategies doesn’t work, but good qualities of heart leads into a quiet, joyful openness. This supports faith.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-24 The journey To A Daily Life Practice 36:40
  Alexis Santos
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Developing the Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-24 Everything Leans (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:12
  Susie Harrington
An exploration of the infinity contingent emptiness of all phenomena.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2020-02-24 Chakra Or Sensual Heavens Meditation 36:15
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Arrow River Forest Hermitage

2020-02-24 Engaged Receptivity 51:29
  Ajahn Sucitto
The essence of meditation is engaged receptivity. This is the skill of pausing for a minute and witnessing the flow of dhammas. It becomes fully established by strong mindfulness, so that ‘full knowing’ (sampajañña) gives the view of the causal web: that dhammas arise from causes and are not self.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-24 Form and Spirit: Meditating Outside of the Box 57:47
  Oren Jay Sofer
Monday Night Dharma Talk at Spirit Rock
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-02-24 Aimless wandering’ Meditation 3:36
  Ajahn Sucitto
Take advantage of being in this natural realm. Move around very slowly and relate to everything from the heart. Notice the felt sense that is evoked, how nature touches and speaks to you. Nature reflects back aspects of your own heart.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-24 The Arising of Heart 55:25
  Ajahn Sucitto
Clearance and renewal is a heart process. It entails meeting emotional material where it begins, with an energetic resonance. Body receives and moderates the energy, clearing the way for fundamental heart qualities to meet phenomena.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-23 You Are Loving Awareness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 63:27
  James Baraz
Mindful awareness creates spaciousness for love to naturally shine through -- your true nature. The talk includes reminisces of Ram Dass, major benefactor of the insight meditation community, who passed away Dec. 2019 and whose practice was "I am loving awareness."
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2020-02-23 Wise Speech Part 2 1:30:46
  Mark Nunberg
Weekly Dharma Talk led by Mark Nunberg opening with a guided meditation
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

2020-02-23 Q&A 55:48
  Ajahn Sucitto
What is mindfulness; What is investigation; Unusual images arising in meditation; Death and afterlife; How to deal with vulnerability of heart?
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-23 Closing Comments and Short Guided Meditation 37:35
  Leela Sarti
Gaia House Embodied Freedom

2020-02-23 Mindfulness of Breathing 11:37
  Ajahn Sucitto
Mindfulness of breathing is the gathering of attention around a process that is flowing and fluid. The steady and suffusive quality of breathing eases tensions in the heart and mind. The thinking process quietens down and external sights and sounds don’t impinge allowing the natural qualities of the heart become more apparent.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

2020-02-23 Wise Speech Part 1 67:43
  Mark Nunberg
Weekly Sunday Dharma talk and guided meditation.
Common Ground Meditation Center

2020-02-23 Removing the Bookmark of Suffering 55:42
  Ajahn Sucitto
Felt meanings are triggered through contact. They are conditioned, and over time become like bookmarks that we return to. It’s possible to acknowledge agitating ones and discharge them through the body. Positive meanings can be cultivated and embodied, generating new bookmarks.
Emoyeni Retreat Center :  Clearing and Renewal

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