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October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2017-10-01 (31 days) Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2017-10-02 Power Of The Precepts 1:10:49
Eight streams of blessing and supports for samadhi. Discussion of vitakka/vicara.
2017-10-03 Like a Cool Mountain Lake: Cultivating Jhana 40:46
Cultivating supports for samadhi, the five jhana factors. The bathman of the mountain lake. Two similes for deep calm.
2017-10-04 Samadhi - the three streams of energy 23:58
Breath, jhana factors, kaya sankhara, citta sankhara, vaci sankhara, calming body, uplifting heart/mind, stilling thought
2017-10-05 Disturbance is the Path. 44:41
Balance and samatha (calm) and vipassana (insight). The hindrances and beyond.
2017-10-09 The Extraordinary Power Of Contemplating Impermanence. 35:25
Evan a finger snap of developing the perception of impermanence. "Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is unknown, and now is the knowing"
2017-10-10 Attending To The Immovable 62:00
"Turn your mind to the deathless" Relationship of change to changeless. Putting down the burden.
2017-10-12 The Immensity Of Awareness 44:16
Guided meditation on a graduated process of insight. . Hui Neng's awakening gatha, Buddha's teaching to Bahiya
2017-10-13 Dukkha and Beyond: A Vital Practice 58:45
Meeting what is. Knowing dukkha, seeing how it is generated. Release from identification. Working with deep sankhara, primary patterning.
2017-10-19 Moving Beyond Duality 39:50
Form is not different from emptiness. Reflections on the Heart Sutra. Kuan Yins method of contemplation. Turning the mind to the doorless.
2017-10-20 Coursing The Depths Of The Mystery. 50:11
The Heart Sutra. Beyond division. The intimacy of all things.
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