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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.
2010-01-20 Essential Mindfulness 45:19
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma
2009-10-07 What Is Our Ground? 55:13
The 3 Characteristics as a bridge between the relative and absolute nature of reality.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awakening Through the Sacred Feminine
2009-08-18 What Kind of Effort 56:24
What kind of effort is needed in our mindfulness practice? What is our effort for? What the Buddha taught about effort and how we can apply it in our lives.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Meditation and Yoga
2009-06-11 The Seven Factors of Awakening 52:33
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma: Core Buddhist Teachings Part 2
2009-06-08 We Can't Always Get What We Want on Retreat 57:16
The vipassana retreat form encourages a particular way of learning about ourselves. How can we best use the conditions of this retreat form - silence, solitude, and simplicity - as vehicles for awakening.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma: Core Buddhist Teachings Part 2
2009-04-26 Right View 46:28
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness Training for Yoga Teachers #3
2009-04-22 Impermanence 61:19
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Mindfulness Training for Yoga Teachers #3
2008-08-28 What Kind Of Effort? 51:31
Exploring the place of effort in practice and how we need different kinds of effort at different stages; includes stories.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Labor Day Retreat
2008-03-25 All Beings Cheer You On 51:04
This talk, given at the end of a month long retreat, puts our practice in the context of a larger stream of awakening occurring on the planet.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
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

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