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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2017-10-06 Meeting Dosa with Mindfulness and Wisdom 62:42
  Carol Wilson
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-10-06 Guided Loving Kindness For Neutral Person 49:33
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-10-05 The Five Aggregates Are Not Self 62:23
  Guy Armstrong
The five aggregates describe our whole human experience without reference to an "I" or "my". It is freeing to see in this way without the burden of self.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-10-04 The Law Of Karma 64:18
  Annie Nugent
We can get caught up in speculating on karma which is something the Buddha tells us in not helpful and will make us “mad”. The most helpful way to work with karma is to see it in each moment by noticing the suffering and end of suffering dependent on whether we are grasping or meeting the moment with wisdom.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-10-03 Practice As A Path Of Happiness - Part 2 64:11
  James Baraz
Continuation of the last talk: using intention, mindfulness, difficulties, and gratitude as supports to greater well being in practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-10-02 Arousing and Balancing The Five Spiritual Faculties 61:21
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
When the five spiritual faculties are balanced. one can progress faster on the path to peace, happiness and final liberation.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-10-01 Second foundation of mindfulness 59:51
  Sally Clough Armstrong
Vedana, or the feeling tone of pleasant, unpleasant or neither-pleasant-nor-unpleasant that arises with each sense contact, was considered important enough by the Buddha to be a foundation of mindfulness, one of the five aggregates, and central to the teaching on dependent origination. It is also at the heart of the Dart Sutta in the Samyutta Nikaya, where the Buddha talks about the two common responses to suffering: to bemoan and lament the fact that suffering is happening, but often to try to avoid the unpleasant by chasing after the pleasant. This talk looks at these different teachings to help us understand the importance of bringing mindfulness to vedana in our practice and in our lives.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-09-30 Seven Factors Of Awakening 49:31
  John Martin
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-09-29 Perception, Papañca, and Sakkaya Ditthi. 57:51
  Carol Wilson
The process of perception feeding proliferation of thought can create the magic show of personality show.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

2017-09-29 Guided Metta Meditation 34:55
  Bhante Buddharakkhita
Radiating Metta toward your friend can help to build a stronger connection between oneself and others.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

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