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Steve Armstrong's Dharma Talks
Steve Armstrong
My biding motivation for the practice of teaching is to share my interest, my understanding and my confidence in the Buddha's way for a balanced and deeply happy life. Given the pace of our culture and the direction in which it is going, mindfulness is essential to sanity. Since my first vipassana retreat in 1975, I've experienced the wisdom of sanity, peace and freedom.
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1992-10-03 Five Spiritual Faculties 4:52:25
An in-depth look at the five spiritual faculties; spiritual confidence, effort, mindfulness, concentration, and wisdom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1992-09-25 Creating Sanctuary 54:39
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-12-10 Development Of Paramis: What A Long Strong Trip 55:34
Personal stories on the development of generosity, truthfulness, patience, renunciation etc. over the years of practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-12-01 Metta Chanting 14:38
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Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-11-26 Guided Meditation: Equanimity 46:31
Balanced poise in the mind is one of the divine abidings.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-11-24 Developing the 5 Faculties 55:01
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-11-14 Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Conceit, Craving, Confusion 56:08
CONCEIT, CRAVING, CONFUSION - habitual thoughts of "Who I am!", "What I want!", and "What I believe!" often bring us difficulty. Insight into impermanence, the unsatisfactory nature of events and the insubstantial nature of "I" uproots these tenacious tendencies to dwell in thought.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-11-02 Confusion Of Clarity Of The Body 58:44
Our identification with the appearance of our body rarely results in satisfaction and contentment but as one of the four foundations of mindfulness, the body can be a vehicle for realization of liberated mind. How?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-10-21 "A Box Of Rain" - Reflections On Death 53:28
appreciating a conscious, full relationship to our own death in order to enhance our full presence in life
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-10-09 Mental Factors Of Concentration 57:26
developing the ability to connect and sustain the attention respectively opposes sleepiness and eliminates doubt while joyful delight, comfort and single-pointedness of mind directly confront aversion, restlessness and wanting mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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