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Kittisaro's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Kittisaro
Kittisaro, from Tennessee, a Rhodes Scholar and a Buddhist practitioner for over 35 years including 15 years as a Theravada monk in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. He is also a practitioner of Pure Land and Chan Buddhism. He is co-founder, with Thanissara of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in South Africa and has completed two year long retreats. Kittisaro currently lives in the North Bay, California, teaches at IMS and Spirit Rock, and is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism. He lives in the North Bay CA, and is on the Teacher Council at Spirit Rock, and is a core teacher at IMS.
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2018-03-12 All Living Beings Are Our Family 38:28
Relationships of wisdom and compassion. Stories of Mr. Mandela. Welcoming and letting go, gateways to unitive consciousness.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-11 As Silence Is To Sound 57:56
Turn the mind to the deathless. The story of Anuruddha. No footprints in the sky. reflection on papanca, conceptual proliferation.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-09 The Bathman: Simile For For The First Jhana 31:19
Reflections on viveka, the jhana factors, the alchemy of awareness, unification, cultivating agility when responding to the hindrances.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-08 "Might There Be Another Way": The Turning Point In The Buddha's Life. 58:55
The Buddha's childhood memory that led him to reject self-mortification, accept nourishment, and find the middle way. Samadhi, a true holiday. The story of Sona, and turning one's efforts in practice.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-06 Opening Talk: The Eight Great Gifts 1:12:06
Refuges, precepts, an overview of retreat and the blessing chant.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2016-04-29 Patience, refuge, service 43:01
Taking a practice into daily life
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-04-27 The mysterious Dharma: words fall silent before it. 58:55
Exploring the interplay of wisdom and compassion– –two expressions of the one mind. The importance and practice of Nippapanca and non-prolification
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-04-23 Might there be another way? 42:41
Reflections on Viveka. -- Withdrawal and simplification, subduing longing and stress with regard to the world. Grounding gathering, cultivation of samadhi.
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-03-20 Being Dharma - Destined to Wake Up 61:14
A gradual awakening with the "here and now" Dharma. "Suchness" Power of giving. Have you hugged your monsters today?
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-03-19 The Unobstructed Heart 40:26
The inter-relationship of wisdom and compassion. How the power of kindness can melt the walls of the mind
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

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