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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

2014-01-08 This is Buffalo (Essential Dharma 101; part 1 or 3) 65:16
  Sylvia Boorstein
2014-01-13 The Awakened Mind 59:36
  Dale Borglum
Compassion, clarity and spaciousness are the qualities of an awakened mind.
2014-01-13 A Guided Meditation on Living & Dying 50:30
  Dale Borglum
2014-01-15 Committing to Save the Planet with Bob Doppelt and Sylvia Boorstein 1:11:32
  Sylvia Boorstein
Saving the Ecosystem
2014-01-20 Bridging Meditation Practice Into The World 56:31
  Heather Sundberg
2014-01-22 Everyday Life is a Mindfulness Practice 58:33
  Sylvia Boorstein
2014-01-29 Forgiveness Practice 1 63:34
  Donald Rothberg
An introduction to forgiveness as an inner practice to work with reactivity toward self or others. Includes a guided practice and questions and response.
2014-02-05 Forgiveness Practice 2 and Taking Difficulties as Practice 62:00
  Donald Rothberg
We begin by identifying several supports for practices with difficulties and then explore forgiveness practice in further depth - with Q & A at the end.
2014-02-12 Heart Practices in Difficult Times 3: Compassion 62:10
  Donald Rothberg
We explore compassion and practice to help us respond to difficulties particularly pain and suffering. We examine the distinction between pain and suffering, the nature of compassion, receptive and active compassion, the shadow of compassion and some types of compassion practice.
2014-02-19 Heart Practices in Difficult Times 4 - Compassion 2 57:46
  Donald Rothberg
We look at the importance of the different parts of our practice - intentions, ethics, mindfulness, wisdom and grounding in the body - for responding to difficult situations- individual, interpersonal and related to the wider world. We then look at how to develop and practice compassion in difficult situations.
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