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Steven Smith's Dharma Talks
Steven Smith
The millennium question I hear students asking is how they can integrate the path of self-liberation with the path of paying attention to the welfare of others. My focus is guiding practitioners to do both. The dharmic brilliance is that liberation, the core teaching, creates a deep, transformative experience of who we are, which, in turn, transforms our care for the state of all beings everywhere.
2010-04-24 Seven Factors of Awakening, Part 1 - The Joy that Depends on Nothing 10:34
Hollyhock :  Metta Vipassana Retreat with Mindful Movement
2010-04-12 Our Practice Is Like A Garden 51:10
Hollyhock :  Metta Vipassana Retreat with Mindful Movement
2004-10-12 Abiding In Metta 44:10
Moving from the Buddha's original way of teaching Loving-Kindness -- calling it up and abiding in it, then pervading it out to all beings.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review
2004-09-29 Metta And Mindfulness - Part I 60:10
From a ground of Metta how to develop the four foundations of mindfulness: body, feelings, mind,
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review
2004-09-27 Morning Instructions 56:21
with Michele McDonald, misc problems
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-09-27 Morning Instructions 1:20:11
with Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-06-10 Transmission Of Metta 64:55
How metta, compassion, joy and equanimity are a healing transmission, opening to our karmic knots and tangles and early conditioning patterns, releasing and transforming energy into pure joy and wel-being.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review
2004-06-06 Cool Warmth Of Metta 59:16
Overview of four sublime abidings and description of each one, with stories, examples and mysterious positive consequences of actions motivated by metta, compassion, empathetic joy and equanimity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review
2003-10-28 The Happiness Of Insight 68:01
Inspiring metaphors and stories for retreat practice and daily life about the happiness & joys of insight meditation not dependent upon what's happening in the world around us.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review
2003-10-20 Sustaining Mindfulness - Part 2: Patience And Renunciation 65:45
Patience and renunciation: what they are and how they support the development of mindfulness and the path to liberation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review

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