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Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia's Dharma Talks
Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia has been offering instruction in Theravada Buddhist teachings and practices since 1990. She is a student of the western forest sangha, the disciples of Ajahn Sumedho and Ajahn Chah, and is a Lay Buddhist Minister in association with Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery in California. She served as resident teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts from 1996 through 1999. Taraniya teaches at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and at Dhamma centers in the United States.
2013-02-14 The Asavas: Avoiding and Removing 49:35
This talk is part of a five part series on the Sabbasava Sutta (MN2), one of the most important and practical suttas in the Pali Canon. It summarizes our deeply entrenched patterns of delusion and suffering and the methods by which these are managed and overcome.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2013-02-14 The Asavas: Enduring (brief reflection and reading) 11:29
This talk is part of a five part series on the Sabbasava Sutta (MN2), one of the most important and practical suttas in the Pali Canon. It summarizes our deeply entrenched patterns of delusion and suffering and the methods by which these are managed and overcome.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2013-02-13 The Asavas: Restraining and Using 48:00
This talk is part of a five part series on the Sabbasava Sutta (MN2), one of the most important and practical suttas in the Pali Canon. It summarizes our deeply entrenched patterns of delusion and suffering and the methods by which these are managed and overcome.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2013-02-12 The Asavas: Seeing and Developing 52:20
This talk is part of a five part series on the Sabbasava Sutta (MN2), one of the most important and practical suttas in the Pali Canon. It summarizes our deeply entrenched patterns of delusion and suffering and the methods by which these are managed and overcome.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2013-02-11 Seeing The Asavas 62:09
The Sabbasava Sutta, Majjhima Nikaya 2 (All the Taints), deals with the eradication of the three taints: desire for sensual pleasure, desire for being, and ignorance. The taints are defilements brought about and strengthened by unwise attention. The seven methods are: Seeing, Restraining, Using, Enduring, Avoiding, Removing and Developing. This talk begins a five part series on this sutta. It addresses Seeing.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Bhavana Program: Understanding the Asavas
2011-05-06 Working With Mental States 64:58
Through meditation we become more skilled at identifying mental states - discovering what we are experiencing and learning to relate appropriately.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2010-08-09 Cultivating Non-Attachment 52:12
Through practice we learn to relate with non-attachment to the condition of the body and mind as well as the conditions of our lives. We do this through the practice of the four foundations of mindfulness, the cultivation of somadhi and the gradual eroding of self-view. Then we are well-positioned for insight.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2010-08-02 Recognizing and Understanding Obstructive Tendencies 57:15
Examines the tendency to seek gratification through the senses and the tendency to be preoccupied with objects of the mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2010-05-06 Intention: The Last Stronghold Of Self-View (Chanting and Talk) 1:27:27
Explains how intention operates and how it is not self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat
2010-04-30 Opening Talk 53:16
Refuges and Precepts
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Monastic Retreat

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