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Retreat Dharma Talks

March Insight 1 Month Retreat

An extended period of retreat offers the rare opportunity for sustained and dedicated practice. This retreat emphasizes quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing profound clarity and depth of insight practice. Instruction will follow the traditional four foundations of mindfulness, combined with training in lovingkindness and compassion, through a daily schedule of silent sitting, walking, dharma talks and interview

2015-02-28 (29 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2015-03-04 Morning Instructions Day 4 44:40
Winnie Nazarko
From Mindfulness of the Breath to Mindfulness of the Body
2015-03-04 Brahma Vihara Day 4 31:31
Mary Grace Orr
2015-03-04 First Foundation of Mindfulness 61:47
Heather Sundberg
Dedicated in memory of Ruth Denison, the Talk explores traditional and innovative applications of the First Foundation of Mindfulness, including Calming the Bodily Formations and nervous system, the wisdom aspects of mindfulness of the body, and mindfulness in all the postures and activities.
2015-03-05 Mindfulness of the Body 14:43
Heather Sundberg
Includes practices to calm the bodily formation and settle the nervous system.
2015-03-05 Metta for the familiar stranger (neutral person) 34:47
Heather Sundberg
2015-03-06 Morning Instructions Day 6 39:28
Donald Rothberg
Mindfulness of Feeling-Tone (the Second Foundation of Mindfulness) and Introduction to the Third Foundation of Mindfulness (here, practicing with thoughts and emotions)
2015-03-06 Brahma Vihara Day 6: Forgiveness 47:22
John Travis
2015-03-06 Meeting the Heart and Mind 57:28
Oren Jay Sofer
An overview of the Third Foundation of Mindfulness
2015-03-07 Morning Instructions Day 7 13:33
John Travis
The Third Foundation of Mindfulness
2015-03-07 Brahma Vihara Day 7 33:30
Winnie Nazarko
Difficult Person
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