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Anna Douglas's Dharma Talks
Anna Douglas
The Dharma is a refuge and a gift, available to anyone who values and nourishes it through practice. After working with mindfulness and loving-kindness for nearly 25 years, I have found these practices to be good friends who follow me everywhere, present through all the ups and downs of my life.
2008-03-12 Papanca - The Unbidden Wandering Of Mind 51:04
As mindfulness deepens, we can uncover the 4 root causes of getting lost in our thinking, as well as remembering the aliveness of being when we step aside from thinking.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
2008-03-07 What Kind Of Effort? 51:10
Exploring the different kinds of effort needed as our practice matures. This talk is meant for both senior students and those new to practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
2007-09-21 Creativity Retreat - Flavors of Love 28:26
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2007-08-25 The Brahma Viharas 1:13:01
Qualities of heart which we can cultivate and use in our lives.
2007-08-22 The Birth Of Wisdom 45:49
When we shine the light of mindful awareness into present experience, the path is illuminated and wisdom is born.
2007-07-11 Wisdom And Compassion 56:22
How wisdom and compassion are developed in the practice of mindful awareness
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat
2007-06-23 What Changes As We Practice? 52:10
Five ways in which we experience a change in view of ourselves and the world as we practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Meditation And Yoga
2006-12-07 What Kind Of Effort? 58:41
Different stages of our practice require different kinds of effort. The paradox of effort is revealed.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2006-07-01 The Transformative Power Of Intention 43:57
Understanding right intention as the bridge between our sitting practice and our life in the world.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2006-05-21 Ethics, Concentration And Insight 50:04
The three essential ingredients of spiritual practice and how to cultivate them.

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