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More and more, the teaching practice takes me into the community where I engage directly with students. My focus right now is on bringing the continuity of the Dharma into the market place. Although retreating is an important form for self-knowledge, I find myself less interested in the immediate results of a retreat and more interested in helping students investigate their relationship to the ups and downs of their everyday life.
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2006-07-14 The Art Of Non Doing 48:28
We are either interconnected or not. If we are not then let's move on. If we are then we must deeply understand the art of non doing.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2006-07-11 Untying The Knot Of Contraction 46:15
Contracting around either the comfortable or uncomfortable aspects of life will inevitably cause conflict. The resolution of that conflict is the Buddha's teaching.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2006-03-11 Relax, Observe And Allow 47:48
"Relax,observe and allow" put us in proper orientation and alignment to the Dharma and allow all challenges to be seen for what they are.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2006-01-05 The Evolution Of Insight Practice 46:37
The practice evolves through phases and stillness deepens.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2006-01-01 The Bored Mind 48:18
The Mind that configure reality to be boring is without interest. That interest can be aroused by focusing on itself.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2005-12-29 Relax, Observe, Allow 48:43
Relax, observe and allow are three words that capture the complete orientation to meditation. Understanding these words and their near enemies will enhance ones practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2005-03-30 Boundary Formation 45:09
Boundaries create a self-definition between what I am and what I fear becoming. Understanding how the fear and the self-definition arise together allows their dissolution.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2005-01-04 Integrity: Confronting The Assumption Of Incompletion 44:39
Integrity is wholeness of heart. The practice is feeding our resistance and argument into our integrity.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2005-01-01 Utterly Ordinary 46:37
We believe the ordinary is boring, mundane, uninteresting, but until we embrace it in ourselves we will forever seek to escape the very freedom that ordinariness contains.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2004-07-23 The Story And The Story Teller 42:00
The story and the storyteller are mutually dependent and arise together.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

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