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John Martin's Dharma Talks
John Martin
John Martin teaches Vipassana (Insight) and Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation retreats. He leads an on-going weekly Monday evening meditation group in San Francisco, and an Advanced Practitioners Program group. He serves as Co-Chair of the Guiding Teachers Committee for Spirit Rock, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. John is also the co-guiding teacher for the LGBTQueer Sangha at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City.
2020-02-12 Day 11 Morning Instructions: Feeling Tone 48:35
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2020-02-11 Four Noble Truths & Mindfulness of Death (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 52:15
This talk provides an overview of the Four Noble Truths, with primary focus on the Noble Truth of Dukkha and the Noble Truth of the Cause of Dukkha. Mindfulness of death is reviewed as a support for practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2020-02-06 Day Five Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 51:36
Mind States, Moods and Emotions
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2020-02-05 Gratitude, Generosity and Sila: Foundational Supports for Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 52:02
Gratitude, Generosity and Sila support happiness, joy, a sense of enoughness and renunciation. The practice of Sila is conducive to liberation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2020-02-03 Day Two Afternoon Instructions - Opening Metta (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 39:16
Includes beginning instructions for Metta practice and instructions for "Easy Being".
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong
2018-09-10 Metta (Loving Kindness) in the World 55:14
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2018-07-19 Cultivating the Beautiful Heart Qualities (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:25
The cultivation of the divine abodes of loving kindness, compassion, supportive joy and equanimity are a practice for the whole of our lives.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Metta
2018-07-13 Metta, Near and Far Enemies (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:39
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Metta
2018-06-27 Awareness in Every Moment, Day 3, Closing Session (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 1:19:03
with Jashoda Edmunds, Konda Mason, Sylvia Boorstein
This retreat was formulated in a concise, concentrated manner; continuously taught by all the teachers with a general theme of waking up in any venue, at any time. This Series is recommended to anyone wanting to do a self-guided retreat for two days.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening in Every Moment: A Short, Intensive Retreat in Mindfulness, Metta and Morality
2018-06-26 Awareness in Every Moment, Day 2, Evening Session- Q&A 58:31
with Jashoda Edmunds, Konda Mason, Sylvia Boorstein
This retreat was formulated in a concise, concentrated manner; continuously taught by all the teachers with a general theme of waking up in any venue, at any time. This Series is recommended to anyone wanting to do a self-guided retreat for two days.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening in Every Moment: A Short, Intensive Retreat in Mindfulness, Metta and Morality

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