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Dharma Talks given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2018-05-03 Day 6: Instructions -- Sit - Q&A 36:38
  John Travis
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-05-02 Swan Song (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 42:30
  John Travis
John's stories--commentary on: Impermanence--Body--Views and Opinions--Not Self--Awareness
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-05-02 Things Are Not As They Appear 6: Duality and Non-Duality 63:45
  Donald Rothberg
After a brief review of the previous sessions in this series, particularly the last one, we explore a fifth way that things are not as they appear, looking at the habitual tendency to separate oneself and everything else, to experience on the basis of a core duality of subject and object, knower and known, self and other, and the problematic nature of this habitual tendency.
Monday and Wednesday Talks

2018-05-02 Day 5: Instructions -- Sit - Q&A (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 48:03
  Gil Fronsdal
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-05-01 To Be Here (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:42
  Gil Fronsdal
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-05-01 Day 4: Instructions -- Sit - Q&A (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 36:10
  Heather Sundberg
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-04-30 Transforming the Judgmental Mind 1:11:06
  Donald Rothberg
An overview of the nature of the judgmental mind, how it is distinguished from non-reactive discernment, and ways of transforming the judgmental mind. With Q&A.
Monday and Wednesday Talks

2018-04-30 Wisdom-Awareness Map (MahaSati) (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:01
  Heather Sundberg
An introduction to a wisdom-awareness map from the Thai Forest tradition: Mindfulness - Great Mindfulness - Mindfulness-Wisdom - Wisdom which leads to Release. Includes metaphors & descriptions of maturing awareness which is able to release reactivity & access the 3 Lenses of Wisdom (impermanence, unsatisfactoriness, not self). Concludes with a fun somatic exercise on holding on & letting go, based on a teaching from Ajahn Chah. For more information about these teachings, visit Heather's website & look up Talks & Retreat Schedule.
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-04-30 Day 3: Instructions -- Sit - Q&A (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 35:17
  John Travis
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

2018-04-29 The Body, Fear and Transforming Difficulties (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 43:59
  John Travis
A pilgrimage to Mustang, working with fear in the body and exploring the 5 hindrances.
Living Awareness Through Insight Meditation

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