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2022-07-20 Developing Equanimity in Meditation and Daily Life 56:14
Donald Rothberg
Equanimity is a balance and non-reactivity, and a connection to an inner freedom, with whatever is happening. It is a quality deeply needed both in meditation and in daily life, particularly in our challenging times. We explore equanimity first by seeing how it manifests in the lives of some of the most beloved humans who have lived, and then by identifying seven core qualities of equanimity. We identify as well some main ways of practicing to cultivate equanimity, and some of the challenges of such practices. We end with a discussion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2022-07-20 A Lightly Guided Meditation to Cultivate Equanimity 35:34
Donald Rothberg
After basic instructions in (1) settling and stabilizing attention, and (2) practicing mindfulness, there is a brief general guidance in practicing to cultivate equanimity, especially by noticing moments of reactivity (semi-consciously or unconsciously grasping or pushing away at the level of body, mind, or emotions), and exploring them. Such guidance is repeated about 15 minutes into the silent practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2022-07-20 Four Kinds of Joy 39:00
Ayya Dhammadīpā
Discovering ways to cultivate joy, and to discern what can and cannot change about your experience. Using Numbered Discourse 11.2 as a basis for developing the Path. Part of the Tuesday Tune In series of talks at Dassanāya Buddhist Community.
Dassanāya Buddhist Community

2022-07-18 Sila: Moral Integrity Non-Harming and the Bliss of Blamelessness - Week 4 - Meditation 30:14
Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Hybrid Summer Course: Sila: Moral Integrity, Non-Harming, and the Bliss of Blamelessness

2022-07-18 Sila: Moral Integrity Non-Harming and the Bliss of Blamelessness - Week 4 - Talk 37:03
Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Hybrid Summer Course: Sila: Moral Integrity, Non-Harming, and the Bliss of Blamelessness

2022-07-18 Social Conditioning or Karma 13:53
Bhante Bodhidhamma
Our social conditioning is a given, but even so we have to take responsibility for it and cleanse it any unwholesomeness.
Satipanya Buddhist Retreat

2022-07-18 Need Sufficiency and Greed 18:01
Bhante Bodhidhamma
With coming downturn in the economy around the world, fear and anxiety are boud to arise. We are attached to what we own and to oiur lifestyle. By contemplateing what we actually need at physical level and then to consider what we need at a social and personal, emotional level, a lot of the fear and anxiety can be undermined. Contemplating the Four Requisites of a monastic help to ground us.
Satipanya Buddhist Retreat

2022-07-17 The Map of Wisdom, Part One (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 65:55
Joseph Goldstein
Essential teachings of the Buddha, and how they relate to one another.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Insight Meditation Retreat

2022-07-17 Courage, Here and Now 1:32:44
Eugene Cash
San Francisco Insight Meditation Community SFI Sunday Nights

2022-07-17 When Samsara Hits the Fan: Practicing when the Going Gets Rough 66:28
Mushim Ikeda
Spirit Rock Meditation Center BIPOC Voices - Series

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