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Dharma Talks given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2002-02-12 Reporting To The Mother Ship: Wonder, Awe, Interest, Investigation 61:00
  James Baraz
While Dharma practice takes courage to open to suffering, one also can bring a spirit of wonder and awe to the quality of investigation. We can open to the moment with interest, discovering reality in a fresh, new way.

2002-02-09 Benefits Of Metta Practice 62:09
  Carol Wilson
The qualities of metta-lovingkindness-the essence of metta is simply connection. Exploring the habits of mind that obscure the natural recognition of non-separation which are desire and ill-will.

2002-02-04 Contentment With Awareness 52:52
  Carol Wilson
Learning how to shift our motivation from wanting results to appreciating awareness.

2002-02-03 The Happiness of the Buddha 52:53
  Howard Cohn

2002-02-03 The Joy In Renunciation 56:18
  Guy Armstrong
Renunciation of the activities and relationships in our daily life is one of the chief supports of meditative deepening on retreats. Because renunciation is the active practice of non-desire, it leads to greater peace and happiness.

2002-01-30 All is Suffering, All is Compassion 62:44
  Sylvia Boorstein

2002-01-28 Not Always So 46:10
  Ed Brown

2002-01-21 Martin Luther King, Exploring Racism & Interconnection 64:49
  Debra Chamberlin-Taylor
The eloquent words of Martin Luther King, Jr. are woven through an exploration of subtle forms of privilege and racism.
Monday and Wednesday Talks

2002-01-10 Turning Mara’s Arrows Into Flower Petals 56:32
  Debra Chamberlin-Taylor
Through suttas and stories that teach us how to recognize and work with mara, we find that self judgment, temptation and fear can become Dharma gateways.

2002-01-07 The 5 Precepts 57:33
  Nina Wise

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