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Dharma Talks
2001-10-23 Awakening From The Trance 59:10
  Tara Brach
The sense of being a "separate self" seems quite real and both filters and contracts our moment to moment experience of life. This talk investigates how the compelling show of separate self arises and how we can recognize and relax into our naturally radiant, compassionate and unconfined awareness.
Sevenoaks Pathwork Center

2001-10-22 Feeding Our Hearts With Love And Wisdom 59:07
  Michele McDonald
Recognizing how love purifies understanding and how understanding purifies love.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat Part 1

2001-10-21 Where Language Stops: Insight Jhanas 59:13
  Steven Smith
Developing a meditative process that purifies the mind and creates subtle openings for insight and happiness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review

2001-10-20 How Mindfulness Heals: Working With Thoughts And Emotions 52:34
  Rebecca Bradshaw
Disentangling ourselves from getting lost in thought stories and afflictive emotions with the power of mindfulness.

2001-10-19 Opening To It All 1:57:55
  Carol Wilson
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-10-18 Dependent Origination 60:48
  Guy Armstrong
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2001-10-17 Exploring Impermanence 60:06
  Narayan Helen Liebenson
The Buddha pointed to impermanence-- the changing nature of things-- as one of the basic laws of nature. The events of September 11th have highlighted this truth dramatically for us. This talk encourages the possibility of softening, seeing clearly and being present to the truth so that we can continue to learn through deepening our understanding of this law of impermanence.
In collection In Response to September 11

2001-10-15 Working With The Heart In Troubled Times 56:38
  Jack Kornfield
How do we work with the energies that are touched in us by the terrorist attacks and all the upheaval in society and the world since then? This talk is an offering of teachings from the Buddhist tradition intended to support us in addressing the current situation wisely within ourselves.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
In collection In Response to September 11

2001-10-14 Courage Of Heart 52:15
  Steven Smith
Focusing on faith, energy, patience and renunciation--four qualities of mind that stream through our awareness and power our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steven Smith Review

2001-10-11 Seven Factors Of Enlightenment 55:43
  Adrianne Ross
Developing and balancing the seven factors of awakening [mindfulness, investigation, energy, joy, calm, concentration and equanimity] to support life and practice.

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