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Ruth King's Dharma Talks
Ruth King
Ruth King is an author, mindfulness coach, and teacher in the Insight Meditation Tradition. Mentored by Jack Kornfield in the Theravada tradition, and influenced by the Tibetan traditions of Buddhism, Ruth teaches at insight meditation communities nationwide. She is a guiding teacher at Insight Meditation Community of Washington, a core teacher in Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Dedicated Practitioner Program, and the founder of Mindful Members Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte. Ruth is the author of The Emotional Wisdom Cards and Healing Rage – Women Making Inner Peace Possible, and her forthcoming book Mindful of Race: Understanding & Transforming Habits of Harm (Spring 2018, Sounds True).
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2017-09-13 Meditation: Arriving in Stillness 15:38
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks
2017-09-13 The Racial Awareness Rubik - What we forget but must remember 45:08
This talk explores six hindrances to racial harmony and six principles that support a culture of care, as well as the Buddha’s teachings on the Two Truth Doctrine and Misperception. Enjoy a blog written by Aryenish Birdie after attending the talk: "Why People of Color and White Folks Think About Race Differently." http://encompassmovement.org/why-people-of-color-and-white-folks-think-about-race-differently/
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks
2017-07-23 Talk: Upekkha/Equanimity 47:40
In the Buddhist teachings, these four practices–loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity–are considered the highest qualities of heart and emotional wellbeing.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC Opening the Heart in the Divine Abodes
2017-07-22 Meditation: Karuna/Compassion 31:42
In the Buddhist teachings, these four practices–loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity–are considered the highest qualities of heart and emotional wellbeing.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC Opening the Heart in the Divine Abodes
2017-07-20 Talk: Metta/Lovingkindness 48:25
During this 5-day silent retreat we will explore the Brahma Viharas, or Divine Abodes–four practices that open and nurture the heart. In the Buddhist teachings, these four practices–loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity–are considered the highest qualities of heart and emotional wellbeing. On our retreat, we’ll not only begin to sense into these qualities of heart, but practice abiding and dwelling in them as well. Over time, these practices can become our true home, as well as the atmosphere in which we deepen our mindfulness practice and intimacy with life.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC Opening the Heart in the Divine Abodes
2017-06-27 Suffering, Faith and Refuge (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:14
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Still I Rise: An Insight Meditation Retreat for Communities of Color
2017-05-04 Suffering, Faith, and Refuge 60:49
This talk shares a personal journey of the dance between suffering and faith, and how the Bodhisattva path is cultivated by taking refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2017 IMCW Spring Retreat: Intimacy with Life
2017-05-02 Forgiveness Practice 40:00
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2017 IMCW Spring Retreat: Intimacy with Life
2017-04-29 Bramaviharas and Meditation: Invoking Metta 34:16
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2017 IMCW Spring Retreat: Intimacy with Life
2017-03-10 Day 13: Brahma Vihara Instructions 30:26
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong Retreat

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