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Winnie Nazarko's Dharma Talks
Winnie Nazarko
Our potential as humans is vast and deep, and can be intentionally developed. There is a way that we can learn to open to all of our experience with kindness and clarity. As we begin to find this stability of heart and mind, wisdom will emerge.This emergence of wisdom, and strengthening of compassion, are the road to our individual and collective happiness and well-being.
2015-03-18 How Practice Creates Happiness 52:50
Buddhism describes conditioned experience as being dukkha (unsatisfying/suffering) in the First Noble Truth. Yet practice leads to happiness - how does this paradox resolve? This talk describes how happiness arises in/through the Eightfold Path of practice.
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2015-03-17 Brahma Vihara Day 17 Mudita 36:12
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2015-03-15 Brahma Vihara Day 15 Compassion 41:51
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-14 Sharing the Happiness of Others 46:48
The practice of cultivating mudita (empathetic joy) helps us share in the happiness and well-being of others. It counteracts envy, jealousy and the tendency to compare self to others. This moves us away from resentment and feelings of scarcity towards gratitude and generosity.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-09 Morning Instructions Day 9 Third Foundation of Mindfulness 6:50
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-08 The Third Foundation: Knowing theMind 63:32
This talk discusses how to apply mindfulness to the mind and body. Clarifies what kind of attention is called for in working with thoughts/emotions. Distinguishes mindfulness meditation from psychotherapy, and discusses the relationship between them. Explores "which tool is right for the task."
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-07 Brahma Vihara Day 7 33:30
Difficult Person
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2015-03-04 Morning Instructions Day 4 44:40
From Mindfulness of the Breath to Mindfulness of the Body
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-03 Metta In Practice 57:33
How the quality of metta (goodwill) is core to the Buddhist practice in general, and how it supports and empowers insight meditation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-02 Brahma Vihara Day 2 33:49
Metta for yourself, someone close
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat

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