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Amita Schmidt's Dharma Talks
Amita Schmidt
Amita Schmidt is a licensed clinical social worker with a focus on trauma and meditation. She was the resident teacher at Insight Meditation Society from 2000-2006. She is the author of "Dipa Ma: The Life and Legacy of a Buddhist Master." She also has practiced with Adyashanti, a teacher of non-dual awareness.
2018-11-03 Twelve Steps and Dharma 22:29
12 Steps and the Dharma: Freedom from the Bondage of Self as it relates to Buddhism. Thoughts on addiction and no self.
Tri State Dharma
2018-11-02 Embodying Quiet 19:31
How to embody a deep quiet in your practice and your life. Ways to work with thoughts and find more stillness.
Southwest Sangha
2018-11-02 Monkey Mind Strategies 5:41
In answer to a question, this short piece describes a few strategies to work with monkey mind, from both the practical, to the emotional healing of the root cause.
Southwest Sangha
2018-10-28 Questions and Answers on Trauma, Love, and Rawness 6:54
Three Questions on Trauma, Love, and Rawness
Tri State Dharma
2018-10-13 Take the One Seat 40:52
Have the courage, like the Buddha, to take your one seat in the world. Discover what is your truth, your stillness, and your wisdom. Be willing to embody this completely and authentically in the world.
Insight Meditation of Cleveland
2018-04-18 Dreamcatchers 38:09
Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community :  The Connected Heart
2017-07-16 100% Heart Capacity 38:08
What if you could use 100% of your heart capacity? What would be possible then? Improving inclusivity and connection will move you towards this 100% heart.
Tri State Dharma
2017-07-13 Question What if I can't do Lovingkindness/Metta practice? 3:28
Instead of forcing Lovingkindness, there are ways to reflect inside with compassion for those parts of you that can't do Metta.
Yellow Springs Dharma Center
2017-07-13 Question How did Trauma affect your meditation Practice? 2:50
Suggestions for meditators who have trauma.
Yellow Springs Dharma Center
2017-07-13 Anti-Fragile Dharma 27:42
Antifragile Dharma practice can actually make us gain strength from difficult times. This talk includes some practices to create invincibility of heart, and has "the daffodil story."
Yellow Springs Dharma Center

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