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Dharma Talks
2024-04-25 Guided Metta Meditation 44:02
Greg Scharf
Radiating metta to all beings
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Embodying Kindness & Wisdom: Insight & Lovingkindness Meditation Retreat

2024-04-24 Opening to Darkness Is Bringing in the Light 56:52
Ayya Santacitta
Short Reflection & Guided Meditation | Earthworm Practice for the Anthropocene | Online Wednesday-Mornings
Aloka Earth Room

2024-04-24 Freeing the Mind that is Held Hostage in Tight Places:The Keys to Liberation 1:33:02
Sylvia Boorstein
Includes guided meditation, dharmettes, & select moments of group discussion
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2024-04-23 The Four Brahma Viharas 34:31
Ayya Anandabodhi
A guided meditation touching into each of the Brahma Viharas - the Divine Abodes~ metta - kindness karuna - compassion mudita - appreciative joy upekkha - equanimity
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center Loving and Letting Go

2024-04-21 Using Mettā to Cultivate Samadhi, Exploring Helpful Effort. 1:31:52
Sari Markkanen
Welcome and Introduction to the Session; Settling Meditation, Teachings, Guided Meditation.
Gaia House Skill in Calm and Happiness - A Short Introduction to Samadhi Practice (online series)

2024-04-21 Moving from our Head to our Heart 33:13
Ayya Anandabodhi
The most important journey you will ever make is that journey from your head to your heart. A guided meditation into connection and presence.
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center Loving and Letting Go

2024-04-21 Morning Instructions, Guided Meditation, Daily Life Pratice Instructions. 1:16:28
Gavin Milne
Relaxing into practice, taking care of the causes of awakening and freedom. To support this - refreshing wise attitude, keeping Yoniso manasikāra simple, and seeing the eight worldly winds. Embracing the first three factors of awakening, as the ones we always have some agency in. Linking them to connecting with the vertical. Relating to the next four factors, more as results of the first three - qualities of our depth. Guided meditation, exploring experience through the senses, and how things build from the raw sense contact. The imminence of all experience through the senses, and becoming curious about the feeling tone of all sense contact. Including feeling the experience of craving and aversion, as the 'suffering that leads to the end of suffering'. Embracing continuity of practice. Including the ways in which we lose our way - and taking ourselves less personally.
Gaia House Awakening in the World (1) - Establishing the Timeless Refuge of Awareness (online series)

2024-04-20 Guided Meditation - Absorbing Friendliness From Trees and Other Beings 23:59
River Wolton
Gaia House A Path of Connection - Young Person's Retreat

2024-04-20 Mindfulness While Standing 43:06
Ayya Anandabodhi
A guided standing meditation.
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center Loving and Letting Go

2024-04-20 Morning Instructions, Guided Meditation, Daily Life Practice Instructions. 1:33:08
Gavin Milne
How making teachings more explicit can be helpful for practicing in daily life. Bringing some background assumptions and ideas into the light. Using the 'crossing the river' metaphor for how the path of cultivation works, as a support for gaining trust and momentum in daily life practice. Getting a feel for wise effort and beginners mind. The 'how' of practice - the aliveness of wise attitude, aligning with the timeless, and orientating in terms of the three wholesome roots. The importance of wise attention (Yoniso manasikāra), especially outside of retreat centres, and being curious about how it comes and goes. Experiencing life through the six senses.
Gaia House Awakening in the World (1) - Establishing the Timeless Refuge of Awareness (online series)

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