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Various's Dharma Talks
2016-01-19 Recollective Meditations 3:36:05
The Buddha taught a broad range of meditation practice -- far more extensive than simply observing sensations and breath. Practitioners can use six classic meditation subjects to nurture calmness, focus attention, inspire patience persistence, gain confidence in the efficacy of the path, and contemplate the nature of kamma, action, and mind. The six recollections are: Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha, Virtue, Generosity, and Heavens.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-10-15 Eight-Fold Path of Awakening 4:00:13
This series explores the Noble Eight-fold Path as a liberating practice. The Eight-fold Path is among the most practical and powerful core teachings of the Buddha. If offers practitioners a comprehensive approach for training the mind in the context of meditation, action, relationship, and life.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-07-21 Ethics, Action, and the Five Precepts 3:26:12
This series explores virtue as the indispensable foundation of Buddhist practice. It is structured according to the five training precepts. These precepts are not rules to be followed obediently; rather, they serve as guidelines for the intentional development of compassion, mindfulness and wisdom. These five precepts offer us a joyful method to cultivate the heart, nurture harmony in our relationships, and free the mind from inner forces of greed and hatred that if left unrestrained might cause suffering for ourselves and others.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-07-09 Fundamental Buddhist Principles 2015 2:59:07
Buddhist tradition offers a rich tradition of wisdom teachings. This series focuses on the philosophy, principles, practices, and instructions that are fundamental to developing a meditative or Buddhist practice. It is intended as an introduction to Buddhism series, with an emphasis on the primary teachings that guide meditators to a liberating understanding of the mind, world, and life.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-06-28 Dharma Series - Parami - The Ten Perfections 29:47:04
Common Ground Meditation Center
2015-05-20 The Wisdom Way 1:20:54
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2015-04-09 Strengthening Mindfulness 2:32:15
This series expands on instructions offered in basic mindfulness courses, offers new depths of understanding, integrates the practice with life situations, and helps students establish a daily meditation practice. Mindfulness training is a practical tool that can support wisdom in any activity, and it is at the heart of Buddhist meditation leading to direct realization that frees the mind from suffering.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-04-05 The Path of Least Resistance 1:25:38
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2015-03-10 Eight Great Thoughts 3:58:45
This series is inspired by a delightful discourse that identifies eight thoughts of a great person (Anguttara Nikaya 8:30).
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2015-02-01 Courageous Living - Sweat Lodge & POC daylong with Carol Cano & Verlinda Montoya 2:05:13
Intro talk - Courageous Living
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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