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Retreat Dharma Talks

Essential Dharma

This is a silent retreat designed especially for those relatively new to the practices of Insight Meditation (Vipassana). The retreat includes systematic instructions in vipassana meditation - both sitting and walking - as well as lovingkindness practice, meetings with teachers, and evening talks highlighting the central teachings of the Buddha and their practical application to our lives.

2012-01-17 (6 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2012-01-19 The Wisdom of Vulnerability: Working with the Four Noble Truths 59:16
Howard Cohn
2012-01-20 Expressing the Awakened Heart/Mind 57:11
Sharda Rogell
How does love express itself in the awakened heart/mind. And how does that love get so distorted that it can turn to hatred, cruelty and envy. How can we release our confusion and be free?
2012-01-21 An Overview of the Eightfold Path 64:16
Sharda Rogell, Anna Douglas, Howard Cohn
A talk given by Sharda Rogell, Anna Douglas and Howie Cohn teaching on the importance of practicing and following the path to wisdom and compassion as taught by the Buddha.
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