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Retreat Dharma Talks

Tuesday Talks—2011

2011-01-04 (358 days) Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley

2011-02-01 Metta 46:16
Lama Surya Das
2011-04-19 Four Elements Meditation—Instructional Talk and Guided Meditation 41:58
Shaila Catherine
This talk introduces the Four Elements Meditation as a systematic method for developing mindfulness of the body. A guided meditation and instructions are provided that reveal the body as a dynamic interaction of characteristics classified as earth (hardness, roughness, heaviness, softness, smoothness, lightness), water (flowing, cohesion), fire (heat, cold), and wind (supporting, pushing).
2011-10-18 Understanding Dukkha 43:50
Kim Allen
Dukkha – variously rendered as suffering, unsatisfactoriness, stress, or struggle – is one of the three marks of existence. According to the teaching on the First Noble Truth, the task related to dukkha is to understand it. This talk examines what dukkha is and is not, and offers guidelines for exploring it deeply.
2011-11-01 Travelling the Eightfold Path Towards Insight and Liberation 37:08
Andrea Fella
2011-11-29 Seven Factors of Enlightenment 37:16
Sayadaw U Jagara
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