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Amita Schmidt's Dharma Talks
Amita Schmidt
Amita Schmidt is a licensed clinical social worker with a focus on trauma and meditation. She was the resident teacher at Insight Meditation Society from 2000-2006. She is the author of "Dipa Ma: The Life and Legacy of a Buddhist Master." She also has practiced with Adyashanti, a teacher of non-dual awareness.
2017-07-16 100% Heart Capacity 38:08
What if you could use 100% of your heart capacity? What would be possible then? Improving inclusivity and connection will move you towards this 100% heart.
Tri State Dharma
2017-07-13 Question What if I can't do Lovingkindness/Metta practice? 3:28
Instead of forcing Lovingkindness, there are ways to reflect inside with compassion for those parts of you that can't do Metta.
Yellow Springs Dharma Center
2017-07-13 Question How did Trauma affect your meditation Practice? 2:50
Suggestions for meditators who have trauma.
Yellow Springs Dharma Center
2017-07-13 Anti-Fragile Dharma 27:42
Antifragile Dharma practice can actually make us gain strength from difficult times. This talk includes some practices to create invincibility of heart, and has "the daffodil story."
Yellow Springs Dharma Center
2016-09-18 Wholeness 24:36
Wholeness. Part 2 of "No Part Left Out.: Creating and building wholeness in yourself in every day.
Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community
2016-09-18 Bigger Perspective Meditation 12:45
Are you stuck in worry, a thought, or a problem? This guided meditation can help give you a new perspective on your thoughts and your life. It is calming, spacious and insightful.
Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community
2016-09-17 The Lap of the Buddha Meditation 10:21
A guided meditation to remember that a "field of lovingkindess that has your back."
Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community
2016-09-17 No Part Left Out 21:47
This talk looks at how all parts of your psychology can lead to wholeness. Meeting all of yourself with compassion and connection creates awakening. When Nun Izuimi Shikibu (974-0134 AD) became enlightened she reflected on this experience; "I knew myself completely; no part left out."
Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community :  No Part Left Out
2016-09-11 Inner Family of Lovingkindness Meditation 8:12
Develop lovingkindness from the inside out using eye contact with loved ones to rewire your nervous system. This meditation is designed to create a greater sense of connection, lovingkindness and inner family.
Insight Meditation of Cleveland
2016-09-10 Fear and Fearlessness 26:58
Fearlessness is a deep spiritual practice. This talk offers some tools and reflections on increasing your inner strength and fearlessness during these difficult times
Insight Meditation of Cleveland

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