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Marcia Rose's Dharma Talks
Marcia Rose
I find teaching to be a very deep and powerful "no self" practice. When I connect with others during Dharma talks--in the intimacy of small groups, and while holding meditation practice interviews--I am continually reminded to know, and be, in a place of clarity, spaciousness and immediate presence. Being able to offer students such a place of connection is my greatest pleasure and inspiration, as well as the most appreciated challenge in my teaching practice.
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2000-11-23 The Practice Of Generosity- A Seamless Circle Of Contentment And Joy 61:45
"The greatest gift is the act of giving itself" Generosity is the seed--the foundation of spiritual development. It is the ground of compassion. It is a requisite of Liberation. Generosity--the practice of non-clinging--puts us directly in touch with the reality of interconnectedness. We give to help free ourselves. We give to help, bring joy to and to free others. And, we learn to receive graciously and with trust, just what is given..
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2000-11-21 Mudita- Instruction For Practice 50:49
Introduction to mudita-sympthetic joy, and practice instructions.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2000-11-08 Pulling Out The Thread Of "Self" From Emotional Mind States 57:34
As self-centeredness fades away, the strong energies of emotional states are purified and transformed.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2000-08-03 The Immeasurables - The Heart's Release 40:03
Experiences and expressions born out of unconditional love and compassion: "The Lion's Roar" of confidence, strength and straight forwardness.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
1999-12-01 Generosity-Cultivating The Inner Qualities Of Non-Clinging And Letting Go 42:41
we offer - we receive… cultivating generosity in a thousand different ways; a powerful antidote for the energies that bind us.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
1999-11-10 Compassion - The Heartbeat Of The Buddha's Teaching 51:29
"May I, may you, may all beings be free from suffering." The Buddha's teachings and practices of cultivating a deep, expansive tenderness of heart, grounded in immeasurable impartiality--the heart of compassion--which transforms the way we relate to ourselves and to others. With the great strength and trust in our ability to bear witness to and face suffering, we are able to offer appropriate help in relationship to the pain, the anguish and the confusion of all beings, ourselves included.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
1999-08-06 Impermanence: The Door To Compassion And Liberation Of The Heart 41:46
given at the Family retreat: the acceptance of impermanence/change opens the door to liberation and the deepest compassion.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
1999-08-04 Mindfulness And The Rainbow Of Emotions 51:43
given at the Family retreat: the possibility of transformation in the midst of the many hues of our emotional states.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
1998-08-07 Kindness & Generosity Of The Heart - Dana 48:57
the ever expanding seamless circle of the kindness and generosity from the ancient Buddhist world; up to this very moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
1998-08-05 The Factors Of Awakening Are Here And Now - Family Course 1998 52:53
traversing the landscape of our practice in whatever forms it takes - our family life - parenting as practice as well as "on the cushion". The fadctors of mind/heart needed for awakening are available in any moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

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