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Matthew Brensilver's Dharma Talks
Matthew Brensilver
Matthew Brensilver, MSW, PhD, serves on the Guiding Teachers Committee and Board of Directors at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He was previously Program Director for Mindful Schools and for more than a decade, was a core teacher at Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society. Each summer, he lectures at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center on the intersections between mindfulness, science and mental health. Before committing to teach meditation full-time, he spent years doing research on addiction pharmacotherapy at the UCLA Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine. He is the co-author of two books about meditation during adolescence.
2017-05-26 Day 4: Metta Sit with Guidance (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 34:47
Reflections and INstructions: comparing mind, envy and Mudita.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2017-05-25 Day 3 Instructions and Sitting (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 37:54
Feeling and Internal Dialogue
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2017-05-24 Intentions for Practice and the Jewel of Curiosity (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:55
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2017-05-23 Day 1: Metta for Self (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 32:00
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2017-05-23 Day 1: Instructions and Guided Meditation (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 36:12
Attentional Control, Emotion Regulation and Nonidentifcation
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2016-12-30 Intensity, Clinging and Anatta in the teen years (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 41:09
Spirit Rock Meditation Center New Year's Teen Retreat
2016-11-25 Spirit Rock-Attention, Love and Service 45:10
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-11-22 Spirit Rock-Samadhi in the Context of Letting Go 48:44
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-11-20 Spirit Rock-Metta in the Post Obama Era 28:37
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-05-09 Anxiety and Tranquility 58:29
Audio recording of Monday Night Meditation class with Matthew Brensilver on May 9th, 2016
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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