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Susie Harrington's Dharma Talks
Susie Harrington
Susie Harrington has been meditating since 1989, and been engaged in Insight meditation practice since 1995. She began teaching in 2005, with the guidance of Guy Armstrong, Jack Kornfield and more recently Joseph Goldstein. She often offers retreats in the natural world, believing nature to be the most profound dharma teacher, and a natural gateway to our true self. Her teaching is deeply grounded in the body and emphasizes embodiment of our practice in speech and daily life. For more information go to
2020-02-10 Dhammavicaya: Opening the Door to Insight (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:52
Dhammavicaya, the factor of discrimination, is one of the 7 factors. IT is a lens through which we can meet our experience, and cultivate understanding & insight.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2020-02-05 Day Four Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 44:46
8-precept intro and chanting; at 15 minutes, practicing in the body instructions with body scan and practice guidance.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2020-02-04 Listening Our Way Into the Body (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:59
The body is our home, our vehicle to freedom and our connection to the Great Mystery. This talk explores the skillful means and the opportunities of this foundational practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2019-12-09 Monday Night Dharma Talk 60:18
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2019-11-15 Day 3: Selfing & Freedom from Selfing (Retreat at Spirit Rock): Afternoon Session 55:40
The activity of selfing is dukkha. Freedom from selfing is onward leading towards liberation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center APP2 Retreat #2: Emptiness
2018-08-25 Seven Factors and the Practice of Concentration (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:01
The cultivation of the seven factors in samadhi and vipassana practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2018-08-21 Jhanic Factors in Samadhi Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:41
The supports and obstructions for samadhi: The hindrances and jhanic factors: vitakka, vicara, piti, sukha, ekaggata.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2018-05-15 Impermanence is a doorway to Freedom (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:58
the Buddha taught that the recognition of arising and passion away (Anicca) is the doorway to freedom. In this talk, we explore impermanence and it’s relationship to dukkha. To let go ov our argument with the reality – with the way things are, to the nature of changing phenomena, opens up to the possibility of ease and freedom: “All things are impermanent/ They arise and they pass away./ To live in harmony with this truth/ Brings great happiness.”
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Settling, Seeing and Spacious Awareness Retreat
2018-03-20 Monday Night Dharma Talk: A discussion about teaching in nature, learning form nature, and the nature of emptiness. 62:10
Susie Harrington and Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2018-03-18 Questions and Responses (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:07
Questions and responses from the Question Bowl: Kamma, conditions, our basic goodness and more.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat

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