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Dharma Talks
2024-02-01 talk: Freedom and contemplation of death 25:38
Jill Shepherd
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight meetings

2024-02-01 Ven. Dhammananda on Nibbana 13:36
Dhammananda Bhikkhuni
Luang Mae talked about Nibbana at the Songdhammakalyani Monastery in Thailand.
Songdhammakalyani Monastery

2024-02-01 Bodhisattva in Real Life Situation 8:02
Dhammananda Bhikkhuni
Songdhammakalyani Monastery

2024-02-01 Taking Time For Compassion 66:11
Zohar Lavie
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - February 2024

2024-02-01 Instructions on Open Awareness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 49:54
Bob Stahl
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Retreat: The Direct Path

2024-02-01 Sudden Awakening, Gradual Cultivation: The Process of Purification 52:56
James Baraz
Sometimes it feels as if our practice is taking one step forward and two steps back. Or two steps forward and two steps back. In this talk I want to explore the process of awakening in the context of understanding the trajectory of practice. Even though it might not seem as if much is happening or that you're truly growing, it's happening anyway. However, there are some things to know about how the process works that can help you develop patience, confidence and inspiration.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2024-01-31 Expansion of Consciousness or A Path into Healing & Wholeness 52:29
Ayya Santacitta
Short Reflection & Guided Meditation | Online Wednesday-Mornings | 36
Aloka Earth Room

2024-01-31 Reflections on the Eight Worldly Winds 54:45
Matthew Daniell
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2024-01-31 Meditation: Letting Go… Letting Be 16:47
Tara Brach
This guided meditation invites us to imagine a clenched fist relaxing open, and explores this in releasing contractions in the body as well as the grip of thoughts. When we deeply let go and let be, our energy flows freely. We reconnect with our natural aliveness, love and awareness.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2024-01-31 Letting Go of Controlling: The Path of Freedom – Part 1 56:09
Tara Brach
While it’s natural to try to control our life experience, our chronic controlling cuts us off from presence and obscures the loving awareness that is our essence. This series of talks explores how we can let go in four key domains of controlling: clinging to thoughts, resisting feelings, holding tight to beliefs and armoring our heart. We look at how egoic controlling manifests individually and as a society; the process of awakening from exclusive identification with a separate ego/self; what it means to die into a larger reality and the similarities of psychedelics and meditation in the process of letting go. The gift of releasing the grip of controlling is true freedom; inhabiting the intrinsic beauty of our beings, and having our lives be an expression of creativity, wisdom and love.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

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