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Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

Monday and Wednesday Talks

Regular weekly talks given at the lower Spirit Rock meditation hall
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

  
2013-05-20 The One Who Knows... 52:05
  Jack Kornfield
2013-05-22 Dependent Origination V- Liberative Dependent Origination 61:30
  Donald Rothberg
The last in a series of talks--an outline of the twelve factors of "liberative" or "transcendental" dependent origination, an analysis of the cycle leading from being able to work with suffering through to liberation.
2013-05-27 Feeding The Wolf of Love, Restraining The Wolf of Hate 59:00
  Rick Hanson
2013-05-29 The Foundations of Mindfulness: Why we Practice 51:05
  Sylvia Boorstein
2013-06-03 Being to Being- True Refuge in Relationship 69:22
  Tara Brach
When we are stressed, our way of relating to each other is ego to ego. This talk explores the understandings and practices that enable us to embody "nameste": Honoring the sacred that lives through all beings.
2013-06-10 Compassion 68:41
  Norman Fischer
Salient notions and practices for self and others...
2013-06-12 Empathy and the practice of relationship 1:16:05
  Oren J. Sofer
How do we bridge the seeing gap between silent mediation and our lives relationships? Reflections and tools for broadening our sense of awakening.
2013-06-19 Balancing the Hindrances with the Factors of Enlightenment 61:27
  Sylvia Boorstein
2013-06-24 San Quentin Mindfulness: On Suffering and Redemption 67:23
  Jacques Verduin
2013-06-26 Speech Practice 1- Introduction 64:23
  Donald Rothberg
We look at (1) the importance of speech practice; (2) the practice of cultivating inner and outer awareness at the same time; (3) the roles of awareness, intention, and action in speech practice; and (4) the speech guidelines of the Buddha. We end with a guided practice period.
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