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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.
2013-09-30 Faith: Obstacles and Supports 56:07
We confront many obstacles in practice—our karmic conditioning, cultural conditioning, and resistance to the realities of anicca, dukkha, anatta. In order to surmount these obstacles, anyone who wishes to progress along the path, must act on faith and the factors that support that.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Integrated Study & Practice Program Week 1 - 13/14ISPP1
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
2011-01-28 Contemplating the Aggregates, Part 2 60:33
This talk looks at experience through the lenses of the Buddha's teaching in the five aggregates. We take a close look at the ways we cling to feeling, perception and formations.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-01-21 Contemplating the Aggregates, Part 1 59:09
This talk looks at experience through the lens of the Buddha's teaching on the five aggregates. We take a close look at the ways we cling to the body, feeling and consciousness
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-01-14 How Did I Get Here? 48:18
When we snap out of states we often ask: how did I get here? How we answer depends on our levels of non-attachment and insight.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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