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As a monk, I bring a strong commitment, along with the renunciate flavor, to the classic Buddhist teachings. I play with ideas, with humor and a current way of expressing the teachings, but I don't dilute them.
2016-03-15 Untangling the Afflicted Mind 39:58
The Brahma Viharas Intentionality Refreshing mind and body Not being fixated on suffering Attention amplifies Energetic shift out of patterning Opening to pain is already goodwill Harmlessness
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-15 Spheres of Awareness 55:42
Softening boundaries Unskillful and skillful abstraction Objectification Friendship with the lovely Supports for entering the stream Buddha, & archetypal mother and father Recollection of death Not being good enough
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-15 To Others As to Myself 33:32
Calm (samatha) & View (vipassana) Healing of body, heart, mind fields (kaya, citta, vaci) Cracks between self and other Moving out of abstraction To not be broken by unpleasant feeling To others as to myself
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-14 Breath Meditation 27:08
Calming body and mind formations Buoyancy, ease, uplift, steadiness Spacious knowing Insight, dispassion Contemplation of conditionality Latent tendencies
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-14 Healing the Cracks 56:46
The defended mind A broken world Gestures of empathy Karmic field of intentionality Trapping people in divisive abstractions Mental conception: A dart, wound & plague The seen, seer, and seeing Mano Vinnana Honey Ball Sutta Generating & stopping the world
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-14 Accepting Impermanence 22:53
Healing splits Citta and conceived world Breath meditation Dispassion Relinquishment Natural empathetic quality of the citta Freedom from the known, imagined, and conceived
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-13 Functions of Mind in Service of Liberation 49:39
Vitakka - Vicara - Viveka - Jhana nexus Bring the mind here - explore, ponder, contemplate - absorbtion
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-13 Brief Tips on Working with Thought 12:25
Vaci sankhara Tracking a train of thought to underlying mood and feeling Vipalasa - distorted and delusional seeing Expecting the impermanent to be permanent, etc
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-13 Mula Sutta - Liberation from Separation 45:15
"All dhammas converge on feeling" Dhammas: moments of direct experience Origin of thought Being hit by a thought can shatter Abstraction and Ideologue's The seduction of clarity Abstracted mind can't be liberated vitakka, vicara, viveka
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence
2016-03-12 Entering the Field of Dhamma 30:13
Wide & deep field of lineage Subjects for frequent recollection Being possessed by possessions Separation from the loved Buddha, here and gone; the field continues Feeling..
Dharmagiri Healing the Cracks: Generosity and Interdependence

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