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Dharma Talks
2021-01-20 Meditation: Refuge of Living Presence 12:17
  Tara Brach
Our thoughts keep us removed from this living world. This guided practice invites us to open and relax with the moment to moment experience of our senses. It includes a poem by Ingrid Goff-Maidoff, “Wherever you are, Find a Trail.”
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2021-01-20 Cultivating a Courageous Heart – Part 2 55:53
  Tara Brach
In the face of violence, hatred and loss, how do we handle the reactivity we feel? Our own anger, hatred and fear? These two talks offer guidance and practice in letting our own vulnerability be a portal to responding—to ourselves, each other and our world– with courageous, wise hearts.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2021-01-20 Exploring Kwan Yin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion 47:58
  Rebecca Bradshaw
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

2021-01-20 32 Parts of the Body—Large Intestines, Small Intestines, Stomach, Feces, Brain 34:01
  Bob Stahl
We are happy to announce a special opportunity to practice the 32 Parts of the Body meditation, which is rarely taught in the West. This practice deepens insight into impermanence and non-self by penetrating into the true nature and wonders of the body. We will also explore how the body interrelates with the four primary elements of earth (solidity), air (motion), fire (temperature), and water (liquidity). This methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can build immense levels of concentration, potentialities for healing, and experience the taste of deep freedom and peace. This is the 15th year of offering this class at Insight Santa Cruz and it has been truly wonderful. People have frequently reported developing a whole new relationship to their bodies with greater wisdom and compassion. We will also be hopefully doing a tour of the Cabrillo Anatomy lab to get a deeper experience of the body.
Insight Santa Cruz

2021-01-20 Practicing with Intentions 2: Developing Intentions and Vows to Guide Practice in One's Communities, Society, and World 65:32
  Donald Rothberg
After a review of the January 6 session on practicing with intentions in individual formal and daily life practice, and on Inauguration Day, we explore practicing in more community, social, and collective settings. In this context, we point to the importance of combining i"inner" and "outer" practice, and to two possible inspirations: (1)the figure of the bodhisattva who combines awakening and helping others, and (2) the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a kind of bodhisattva. On this basis, there is a short period in which those present are asked to write their own intentions and/or vows to guide their responses to the current needs and crises of our world. Some share their writing!
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
Attached Files:
  • Practicing with Intentions 2 by Donald Rothberg (PDF)

2021-01-18 Buddhist Studies: Mindfulness of the Body, Week 2 - Meditation 32:37
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies: Mindfulness of the Body, Winter 2021

2021-01-18 Buddhist Studies: Mindfulness of the Body, Week 2 - Talk 34:07
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies: Mindfulness of the Body, Winter 2021

2021-01-18 Honoring Martin Luther King Day through Deeply Feeling 53:30
  Brian Lesage
A Dharma talk followed by a 30 min. meditation
Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community FIMC Monday Night Talks

2021-01-17 Understanding The Nature Of Thought 30:51
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Arrow River Forest Hermitage

2021-01-17 מודיטה - שמחה מפרגנת: שיחה קצרה ותרגול 46:30
  Zohar Lavie
Sangha Seva Tovana Sitting group

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