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Dharma Talks
2013-08-27 Monthly Sitting & Inquiry: August 2013 37:37
  Gina Sharpe
These regularly scheduled evenings will begin with a guided meditation and then open up to our practice questions allowing us time to deepen in Sangha through mindful community discussion.
New York Insight Meditation Center NYI Regular Talks

2013-08-27 Dependent Origination: Grasping and Clinging 57:24
  Rodney Smith
When the energy of self-formation moves through desire to clinging, there is a dramatic change in intensity. The grasping feels like a compelling need of the organism. We may feel that we must have this experience in order for life to be worthwhile, and we are usually willing to do whatever is needed to obtain it. The energy is very tightly bound to the sense of survival. The Buddha grouped the areas of clinging in four broad categories: (1) pleasurable experiences, (2) views and opinions, (3) rites and rituals, and (4) belief in self. When we see the ferocity of our need to procure and defend our right for pleasure, our personal and political opinions, the indoctrinated beliefs in our religious views and practices, and the obstinate way we defend our self-image, we begin to understand the entrenched positions our egoic state stands upon.
Seattle Insight Meditation Society
In collection Dependent Origination

2013-08-27 Guided Metta Meditation 44:37
  John Peacock
Gaia House The Heart of Practice

2013-08-27 What is Meditation? 54:10
  John Peacock
Gaia House The Heart of Practice

2013-08-26 Redemption 60:46
  Jack Kornfield
Angulimala & the transformation of sorrow. Its never too late
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2013-08-26 The Patience of Awakening 53:36
As we become composed and develop patience, we can go towards suffering, instead of away and recognize the luminous heart that is our true nature.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Touching the Earth

2013-08-26 Question and Answer Session 53:39
  John Peacock
Gaia House The Heart of Practice

2013-08-25 8 fold Path 1:21:48
  Kevin Griffin
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-08-25 Lovingkindness practice 17:25
  Kevin Griffin
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-08-25 Un-naming feelings 10:21
  Kevin Griffin
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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