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Dharma Talks
2019-05-03 Discharging Dukkha 56:53
  Ajahn Sucitto
Residues of the heart empty into the body and its vitality gets clogged. We tend to recycle the damage, returning to the scene of the crime, trawling the residues that haven’t discharged as resentment, unworthy, the need to be something else. To discharge this dukkha, we use the somatic field, which gives an energetic release. A mind of goodwill – patient and loving acceptance – will ease the process.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2019 IMS Forest Refuge Retreat

2019-05-02 Introduction and Access Concentration 43:46
  Mary Aubry
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC Jhanas and Insight Retreat

2019-05-02 Internally & Externally - Holding It All 61:49
  James Baraz
On the recent retreat James sat with Ven. Analayo, the monastic started out the last day's teaching saying: “This morning I want to talk about climate change. Though some say this is not an appropriate topic for the Dharma Hall, in my view and in light of the crisis we are facing, there is no more appropriate or necessary topic.” We explore how Dharma principles can help each of us individually hold this unsettling situation as well as why they are the key to us waking up as a species.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2019-05-02 Morning Instructions and Q&A 62:52
  Mark Nunberg
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivating Awareness & Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat

2019-05-02 Using Body to Train the Mind 20:43
  Ajahn Sucitto
The primary sense of settling doesn’t come from the mind but from embodiment. So, calm and soothe the somatic energies of the body by resonating the meanings of ‘safe’ and ‘welcome’. This is how one uses the body to train the mind, and aspiration to settle the body.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 2019 IMS Forest Refuge Retreat

2019-05-01 The Dance Of Love And Wisdom 59:06
  Mark Nunberg
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivating Awareness & Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat

2019-05-01 Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame – Part 2 54:51
  Tara Brach
Rumi invites us to find the barriers we’ve erected against love, and a universal one is blame. These three talks are an invitation to relax those barriers, and to open our hearts to our inner life and to all beings. Part I focuses on chronic self-judgment; Part 2 on the places of deep self-condemnation, and Part 3 on where we have locked into anger, blame or hatred of others. Each includes guided reflections that can support us in directly awakening beyond the confining thoughts and feelings of blame.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2019-05-01 Meditation: Being Here 22:40
  Tara Brach
This practice sets the atmosphere of loving presence with a smile-down and waking up all the senses. We relax into open awareness, receptive to the breath or whatever waves of experience are calling for attention. The invitation is to rest in Hereness, fully awake in presence. The meditation ends with a short offering of blessings.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2019-05-01 A Cheerful Spring Message 35:03
  Ajahn Punnadhammo
Arrow River Forest Hermitage

2019-05-01 From the Ordinary Habitual Mind to the Buddha-Mind 4: Practicing with the Body 2 66:25
  Donald Rothberg
We contextualize our conditioning in relationship to the different “parts” of our experience—related to our thinking, emotions, and body—by examining some the social and cultural history of the last few hundred years, in which thinking has been increasingly differentiated from emotions and the body. We then examine further the nature of our ordinary, habitual experience of the body. The main focus is on a number of “body practices,” including mindfulness of the body in both formal meditation and daily life, ways to self-regulate when there is high activation, using the body in investigation of experience, and the body as a key to presence in speech and interaction.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

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