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Dharma Talks
2009-01-31 The Empty Bell 37:07
  Kittisaro
The chipmunk, the donkey and the dew drops Aspiration, despair, depression & Ajahn Chah’s encouragement Suffering for the sake of ending suffering Touching obstructions patience & kindness Giving credit for practice already done & the highest merit Like an empty bell
Dharmagiri Original Brightness Retreat

2009-01-31 Change of Lineage 44:43
  Kittisaro
Direct knowing of emptiness Between existence and nihilism Emptiness isn’t empty, wonderful existence doesn’t exist Grasping & papanca is the root of birth and death Surface & depth of ocean is all water Change of lineage from reliance on papanca to pure knowing Angulimala and original hua t’ou – STOP
Dharmagiri Original Brightness Retreat

2009-01-31 Patience With Views and All Else 51:31
  Achaan Sucitto
Cittaviveka Winter Retreat

2009-01-31 Anxiety, Authenticity and Awareness 50:24
  Alan Lewis
Gaia House Anxiety, Authenticity and Awareness

2009-01-31 Chandrakirti's Chariot and the Unfindable Self 63:31
  Rob Burbea
Please note that these talks are from a 4 week retreat for experienced meditators. The talks and meditations can be listened to in any order or individually, but as they progressively unfold different levels of understanding of Emptiness, they will probably be more fully understood and the practices more easily developed if taken in series
Gaia House Meditation on Emptiness (2009)

2009-01-30 Facets of the Diamond 41:28
  Thanissara
Host & the guest and the fundamental confusion between the two Staying at home, the one that hears the sound and the sound merge Allow the world the come to the heart. Before knowledge Original nature & original split Self structure as defence against original pain of separation
Dharmagiri Original Brightness Retreat

2009-01-30 Opening Talk for Anxiety, Authenticity and Awareness 52:21
  Alan Lewis
Gaia House Anxiety, Authenticity and Awareness

2009-01-30 Exploring the Relationship with Practice 59:49
  Rob Burbea
Please note that these talks are from a 4 week retreat for experienced meditators. The talks and meditations can be listened to in any order or individually, but as they progressively unfold different levels of understanding of Emptiness, they will probably be more fully understood and the practices more easily developed if taken in series
Gaia House Meditation on Emptiness (2009)

2009-01-29 "Letting In The Love" 57:36
  James Baraz
On transmitting and receiving love.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2009-01-29 The Shurangama Samadhi 45:01
  Kittisaro
The Dharma door of Chan / Zen The King of Samadhi’s – the Shurangama – Durable – Samadhi The context of the Shurangama Sutra – Ananda, Matangi’s daughter, Manjushri, the Buddha & Avalokitesvara Kuan Yin’s favoured meathod – ‘returning the hearing’ The pure, bright and primordial essence of consciousness Anuruddha seeks out advice from Sariputta – ‘Turn your mind to the Deathless’
Dharmagiri Original Brightness Retreat

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