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Dharma Talks
2002-05-30 One Dharma 1:43:30
  Joseph Goldstein
The new western Buddhism is a deep pragmatism that harkens back to the Buddha himself. It is allegiance to a very simple question: “what works to free the mind from suffering?”
New York Insight Meditation Center

2002-05-23 The Three Characteristics 55:31
  Guy Armstrong
The three characteristics of existence -- impermanence, unsatisfactoriness and not-self -- summarize the state of this world as in constant dissolution. Yet, a refuge can be found in an ever-available awareness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-05-22 Three Characteristics 56:12
  Adrianne Ross
How being with and understanding suffering and it's causes leads to deep insights into the nature of Anicca and Anatta. Ways of working with impermanence and "non-self" in our lives and practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-05-21 Radical Acceptance 51:40
  Tara Brach
The Buddha taught that suffering arises when we want life to be different than it is. Radical acceptance cuts through grasping and aversion and reveals the freedom of our true nature.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-05-18 Interest, attention, contact 55:20
  Achaan Sucitto
Cittaviveka

2002-05-15 Self Knowing - A Quiet Passion (5) 1:33:13
  Larry Rosenberg
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center CIMC Wednesday Talks

2002-05-10 If I Pay Attention, I Am Kind 69:16
  Sylvia Boorstein
Recapitulation of how mindfulness works to condition the strengthening of the paramitas.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2002-05-08 Unseating The Inner Tyrant 60:07
  Achaan Sucitto
Wholesome path factors and the obstacle to realizing them—the “inner tyrant” of critical mindset. The dwelling on suffering, rather than upon the cessation, and means of unseating this from the mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-05-01 Working With Difficulty 48:27
  Michele McDonald
How to work skillfully with difficult body sensations, emotions, or mental states.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2002-04-29 Trusting Our Practice Of Awakening Wisdom 45:13
  Michele McDonald
Practicing choosing to "show up" for our experience because we are aware that we are here to learn as much as we can spiritually. This leads to trusting our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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