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Dharma Talks
2024-06-05 Four forms of Bhavana - four dimensions of meditation practice 65:51
Akincano Marc Weber
The Pali traditions take on mind cultivation. A psychological take on four different tasks in meditation practice.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

2024-06-05 Embodied presence 55:55
Yuka Nakamura, Akincano Marc Weber
Sitting and walking Instructions
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivation – Investigation – Contemplation: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

2024-06-04 Faith (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 62:20
Pamela Weiss
This talk describes the deepening of faith and the revelation of our innate Buddha Nature through stories about Zen masters, Bodhisattvas, the Lamed Vov.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Dharma Yoga Mindfulness Training: Retreat #1

2024-06-04 The Fruits and Blessings of Nature Practice 57:16
Mark Coleman
Why do we practice in nature? This talk explores the dimensions of wisdom and love that are cultivated through mindfulness in nature.
Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center Awake in the Wild: June 2024

2024-06-04 Morning reflections 56:20
Andrea Fella
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2024

2024-06-03 Opening Night Orientation to Nature Retreat 44:41
Mark Coleman, Kirsten Rudestam
Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center Awake in the Wild: June 2024

2024-06-03 Precious Human Birth– Becoming Human in Each Moment (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:15
Eugene Cash
What makes humans precious? The magic, mystery & wonder embodied consciousness that is characterized by the Oneness of Birth-and-Death, & the paradox of unity of suffering and awakening being in Precious Human Birth
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Loving Each Moment: The Heartfelt Revelation of Dharma

2024-06-03 How to Meditate--The 4 Practices Rooted in Tradition and Confirmed by Neuroscience 56:20
Tina Rasmussen
How to Meditate--The 4 Practices Rooted in Tradition and Confirmed by Neuroscience. In this talk, Tina gives concise overview instructions and guidance on how to begin meditating, suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike. She talks about general guidelines that apply to every type of meditation. Then she gives an overview of the 4 practice categories being studied in neuroscience, which are also reflected in the Buddhist tradion. Then she gives instructions on how to practice each type of meditation, with a short period of practice. To go directly to those sections, please see the following time markers: -Heart Practices--Bodhicitta and the Bramaviharas (lovingkindness, compassion, joy/gratitude, and equanimity): 15:45 -Focused Attention--Samatha (concentration and serenity), Anapanasati (mindfulness of breathing): 31:03 -Open Monitoring--Vipassana (insight meditation): 39:26 -Self-Transcending--Dzogchen (Rigpa): 49:37
Luminous Mind Sangha

2024-06-03 Morning reflections 59:03
Andrea Fella
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2024

2024-06-02 Being and Doing (continued) 35:12
Laura Bridgman
Gaia House Knowledge From the Present Moment

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