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Gil Fronsdal's Dharma Talks
Gil Fronsdal
Right now I'm deeply involved with developing an urban meditation center in my community. It's important for me to sink my teaching roots into a commitment to my community, to ongoing relationships with people as they practice inside retreats and out of retreats. What are all the ways Sangha is relevant and applicable to our family life, our work, and our play?
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2022-02-19 34 talk: Anukampa as caring 43:01
Anukampa as the capacity to care is a natural expression of our practice deepening
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-19 33 meditation: practice review 49:42
Beginning with the body and breathing, opening to emotions and thoughts then awareness itself
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-18 31 talk: insight into not-self 46:08
Learning to see more clearly what takes us out of the stream of the present moment, and how preoccupation with self-referencing keeps us stuck
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-18 30 instructions: awareness of awareness p2 5:45
Simplicity of awareness highlights what is extra and not needed, for example ideas of me, my and mine
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-18 29 meditation: awareness of awareness 35:39
Cultivating simple, clear and spacious presence
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-18 28 instructions: awareness of awareness 12:19
Bringing awareness to awareness itself, and notice if we're adding anything extra to it
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-17 26 talk: Suffering 43:46
Exploring our relationship to suffering and its causes
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-17 25 instructions and meditation: mindfulness of thinking 60:20
Understanding how we're relating to our thinking, and learning how to not be bothered by our thoughts
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-16 22 talk: Inconstancy 48:30
Exploring insight into anicca or inconstancy
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight
2022-02-16 21 instructions p2: developing respect for emotions 8:08
Having respect for our emotions helps us be upright in the middle of it all, and that still, quiet attention gathers what's good in us
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight

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