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Steve Armstrong's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Steve Armstrong
My biding motivation for the practice of teaching is to share my interest, my understanding and my confidence in the Buddha's way for a balanced and deeply happy life. Given the pace of our culture and the direction in which it is going, mindfulness is essential to sanity. Since my first vipassana retreat in 1975, I've experienced the wisdom of sanity, peace and freedom.
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1991-10-02 Purification Of Mind/First Day Hardest 51:46
PURIFICATION OF MIND - the first days of retreat require energy and mindfulness to establish the tranquillity and concentration for deep clear seeing.
1990-12-11 Taking Refuge In The Sangha 57:53
the power and development of mature faith and understanding in the safety of like minded others.
1990-11-20 Anatta 59:30
Essential doctrine of Buddhism reveals the insubstantial nature of our sense of "I."
1990-11-11 Jhana Factors vs Hindrances 60:21
developing the ability to connect and sustain the attention respectively opposes sleepiness and eliminates doubt while joyful delight, comfort and single-pointedness of mind directly confront aversion, restlessness and wanting mind.
1990-11-04 Ideal Practice 57:36

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