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2015-10-15 Eight-Fold Path of Awakening 4:00:13
This series explores the Noble Eight-fold Path as a liberating practice. The Eight-fold Path is among the most practical and powerful core teachings of the Buddha. If offers practitioners a comprehensive approach for training the mind in the context of meditation, action, relationship, and life.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-07-21 Ethics, Action, and the Five Precepts 3:26:12
This series explores virtue as the indispensable foundation of Buddhist practice. It is structured according to the five training precepts. These precepts are not rules to be followed obediently; rather, they serve as guidelines for the intentional development of compassion, mindfulness and wisdom. These five precepts offer us a joyful method to cultivate the heart, nurture harmony in our relationships, and free the mind from inner forces of greed and hatred that if left unrestrained might cause suffering for ourselves and others.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-07-09 Fundamental Buddhist Principles 2015 2:59:07
Buddhist tradition offers a rich tradition of wisdom teachings. This series focuses on the philosophy, principles, practices, and instructions that are fundamental to developing a meditative or Buddhist practice. It is intended as an introduction to Buddhism series, with an emphasis on the primary teachings that guide meditators to a liberating understanding of the mind, world, and life.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-04-09 Strengthening Mindfulness 2:32:15
This series expands on instructions offered in basic mindfulness courses, offers new depths of understanding, integrates the practice with life situations, and helps students establish a daily meditation practice. Mindfulness training is a practical tool that can support wisdom in any activity, and it is at the heart of Buddhist meditation leading to direct realization that frees the mind from suffering.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-03-10 Eight Great Thoughts 3:58:45
This series is inspired by a delightful discourse that identifies eight thoughts of a great person (Anguttara Nikaya 8:30).
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-02-01 Courageous Living - Sweat Lodge & POC daylong with Carol Cano & Verlinda Montoya 2:05:13
Intro talk - Courageous Living
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2014-11-02 Mindfulness and Climate Action : 5 68:40
Thanissara with David Loy, Ayya Santussika Bhikkhuni and Ayya Santacitta Bhikkhuni. Unfortunately, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi was ill on the day of our call and was not able to join us. We wish him a speedy and thorough recovery. In this call, Ayya Santussika Bhikkhuni mentioned two resources: the international, interfaith effort Our Voices as well as the “Pledge to Mobilize” at the Climate Mobilization. She also invited those interested in taking action together as Buddhists on the national or local/regional level to email her at santussika at gmail.com. Finally, Dave Damm-Luhr mentioned the upcoming film from the same group that brought us “The Overview Effect.” This new film, “Planetary” (see the trailer here) maybe well-timed for action around the March deadline for targets into the UN climate talks that Lou mentioned.
In collection Mindfulness and Climate Action
2014-10-26 Mindfulness and Climate Action : 4 65:35
Thanissara with Bonnie Duran, Chas DiCapua and Vinny Ferraro.
In collection Mindfulness and Climate Action
2014-10-19 Mindfulness and Climate Action : 3 68:37
Thanissara with James Baraz, Catherine McGee and Chris Cullen.
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2014-10-12 Mindfulness and Climate Action : 2 69:28
Thanissara with Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Ayya Anandabodhi Bhikkhuni and Susie Harrington. In this conversation, Susie Harrington mentioned two sources: Kerry Nelson’s offering of online workshops at A Place for Peace as well as Vinit Allen’s Sustainable World Sourcebook. Both offer ways to engage individually but also at the community level.Rev angel Kyodo williams mentioned the site What Is Missing? from Maya Lin offering an interactive experience of all that has been and continues to be lost to which you can add your own accounting.
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