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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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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
1991-10-02 Purification Of Mind/First Day Hardest 51:46
PURIFICATION OF MIND - the first days of retreat require energy and mindfulness to establish the tranquillity and concentration for deep clear seeing.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1991-06-01 Talking About Mental Factors 63:41
date estimated
1990-12-11 Taking Refuge In The Sangha 57:53
the power and development of mature faith and understanding in the safety of like minded others.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1990-11-20 Anatta 59:30
Essential doctrine of Buddhism reveals the insubstantial nature of our sense of "I."
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1990-11-11 Jhana Factors vs Hindrances 60:21
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
1990-11-04 Ideal Practice 57:36
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
1990-06-01 Anatta 60:03
Actual date unknown

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