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Retreat Dharma Talks

February Monthlong

2020-02-01 (28 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-02-14 Vedana-The 2nd Foundation of Mindfulness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 64:34
Tempel Smith
In every moment of subjective experience there is a quality of pleasure, displeasure or neutrality. Bring mindfulness to the quality of Vedana trains us how not to add suffering when pain arises or pleasure fades.
2020-02-15 Day 14 Morning Instructions: Review (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:13
Beth Sternlieb
2020-02-15 Teachings on Impermanence (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 62:47
Kamala Masters
Two Views of the nature of impermanence: The moment-to-moment view, and the infinite immensity view.
2020-02-16 Day 15 Morning Instructions: Big Mind (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 48:23
James Baraz
All experience arises and passed in the vast space of awareness. This meditation, adapted from Tibetan text, directs attention to awareness itself rather than the objects within the awareness.
2020-02-16 Dukkha as a Path to Awakening (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:53
James Baraz
Dukkha is an inevitable part of life, the 1st Noble Truth. How we meet it and work with it is a key issue of practice. If understood, it can be a doorway to liberation.
2020-02-17 Day 16 Morning Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:31
Kamala Masters
2020-02-17 Day 16 Afternoon Instructions: Metta Instructions for All Beings (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:14
John Martin
2020-02-17 Anatta: Understanding No Permanent, Abiding Self (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 63:23
Susie Harrington
The Buddha's teaching leading to the freedom from the clinging to I, Me and Mine.
2020-02-18 Day 17 Afternoon Instructions: Compassion (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 46:25
Kamala Masters
2020-02-18 Six Sense Spheres/Bahiya Sutta 45:56
John Martin
The Buddha taught that the six sense spheres of hearing, seeing, sensing, smelling, tasting and cognizing represent "the all". The Bahiya Sutta points directly to the sense spheres as not-self.
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