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Dharma Talks
2020-08-24 25 talk: the two wings of Wisdom and Compassion 40:00
  Jill Shepherd
How insight and the brahmavihara practices of kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity mutually support and reinforce each other; includes an exploration of metta as an inquiry practice
Auckland Insight Meditation Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-24 Appreciative Joy - Mudita 31:22
  Brian Lesage
This talk offers reflections on the practice of Appreciative Joy.
Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community FIMC Monday Night Talks

2020-08-24 Monday Night Dharma Talk w/Q&A 1:24:57
  Jack Kornfield
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2020-08-23 Wise And Wholesome Effort 66:05
  Zohar Lavie
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - Aug 2020

2020-08-23 17 talk: mindfulness of the body and impermanence 28:24
  Jill Shepherd
Returning to the First Noble Truth and the five clinging-aggregates, exploring clinging to the body as a source of dukkha and opening to impermanence as an antidote
Auckland Insight Meditation Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-23 Citta as Conjurer and Healer 38:56
  Ajahn Sucitto
We don’t so much experience phenomena, but the citta affected by phenomena. The sense of “I am” keeps us fascinated and hypnotized by the resulting feelings and reactions. The process of purification is to clear citta of defilements and hinderances. Cultivation of samadhi and suffusion of wholesome qualities are means for purification and healing.
Cittaviveka At Home with the Homeless: Ajahn Sucitto Locked Down

2020-08-22 10 talk: clinging and release 18:47
  Jill Shepherd
An introduction to the Four Noble Truths, framed in terms of clinging and release
Auckland Insight Meditation Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-22 Metta, Mantra, Addiction, Recovery: Three Questions 21:39
  Ayya Medhanandi
We are braver than we know and can endure more than we realize if there is a readiness to renounce and be creative. Learn to refine, adapt, repeat teachings until they are embodied, and deeply listen to all that life offers. Reaching out to others according to our skills and strength, connect and offer guidance if it is welcome. Compassion born of growing wisdom will be our trustworthy compass.
Satipanna Insight Meditation (SIMT) Chapin Mill Retreat

2020-08-21 Friendship and Freedom 33:47
  Ayya Medhanandi
Two overarching supports for gaining the fruits of the Path are mental purity and spiritual friendship. Consummate virtue and prize virtuous friends, the highest being the Blessed One himself. Emulate his conduct and mental practices in everyday life. Gradually transform mundane right view into transcendent right view and do the same for all eight limbs of the Path. And as they ripen, you will enter into the stream of transcendence.
Satipanna Insight Meditation (SIMT) Chapin Mill Retreat

2020-08-21 Empty the Basket 15:10
  Ayya Medhanandi
Let us hone our expertise to witness the charade of gain and loss arising each moment. Seeing the eight worldly winds, impermanent, not giving in when the mind perches in 'self', purify wrong view, empty the basket, and begin here where we are, balanced, the Middle Way.
Satipanna Insight Meditation (SIMT) Chapin Mill Retreat

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