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Dharma Talks given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2018-06-13 Morning Instructions - Relaxation and Pleasure (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 67:02
  Brian Lesage
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening

2018-06-13 Cultivating Happiness: Choice and Chance (Drop in program at Spirit Rock) 60:31
  Heidi Bourne
How does the arrangement of our minds affect the arrangement of our lives? Exploring choice and chance.

2018-06-12 Introduction to Mindfulness on Retreat (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 40:12
  Brian Lesage
This talk shares a way of understanding the practice of being present and a broader context to hold it in. (Retreat at Spirit Rock)
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening

2018-06-12 Mindfulness--A Steadying Presence (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 48:25
  Sharda Rogell
Drawing from the Buddha's teaching on mindfulness immersed in the Body, we cultivate a steadying presence as we open to wiser frontiers of our heart and mind.
The Heart of Awareness

2018-06-12 Metta Reflections: Opening to Life Requires Love (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 27:00
  Matthew Brensilver
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening

2018-06-11 Remembering Ajahn Chah 66:49
  Jack Kornfield
Monday and Wednesday Talks

2018-06-09 Miracle of Aging, Letting Go and Awakening (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 51:59
  Eugene Cash
Aging brings many surprises. We can develop a ‘big picture’ that includes the wisdom of equanimity and relaxation. This wisdom of not clinging or letting go is fundamental to the Buddhist goal of awakening. It also can arise as we age, let go of everything, as we see that we can’t actually hold on to anything. The freedom of letting go is part of the fruit of practice and aging.
Aging, Dying and Awakening

2018-06-08 Step 6 - Setting your Intention - Dharma and Recovery 42:46
  Kevin Griffin

2018-06-08 Insight Meditation: The Path to Understanding 6:21:48
  Mark Coleman

2018-06-07 Maranasati: Mindfulness of Death (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:31
  Eugene Cash
Mindfulness of death is both personal and impersonal. Eugene gave a picture of his experience of death and it’s relationship to his personal practice that included his time as a hospice volunteer/trainer, as a son caring for his dying parents, and, his near death experience. He also outlined Buddhist teachings about death in the Theravada and Zen lineages.
Aging, Dying and Awakening

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