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Dharma Talks given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2019-08-24 From Samadhi to Wisdom via Equanimity (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 62:16
  Phillip Moffitt
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-23 Guided Metta Practice #3: Neutral (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 42:58
  Beth Sternleib
People we meet stepping stones to Metta.
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-22 The Craft of Samadhi (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:23
  Beth Sternleib
Taming and training the heart- concentrated in goodness, concentrated in Dhamma
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-22 Day 4: Guided Meditation on the 5 Jhana Factors (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:58
  Tempel Smith
Following the talk on the 5 jhana factors and the 5 hindrances from the night before... We welcome a sense of contentment in our starting conditions, take interest in our breath and remind ourselves it is all we need while meditating. From here, we aim and sustain our attention.
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-21 5 Jhana Factors and 5 Hindrances (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 64:06
  Tempel Smith
With mindfulness of breathing as a concentration practice we intentionally develop the 5 jhana factors. We also will definitely experience their opposites. - the 5 hindrances. As the 5 jhana factors become stronger we experience fewer hindrances.
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-21 Guided Metta Practice #2: Self-Compassion (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 40:46
  Beth Sternleib
Caring for the heart.
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-21 Day 3: Morning Sit with Instructions: Guided Meditation: Connecting with the breath as a good friend (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:28
  Nikki Mirghafori
Easing into samadhi (concentration) through befriending the breath.
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-21 The Joy of Realization or Tacos & Lemonade 1:50:28
  Heidi Bourne
Monday and Wednesday Talks

2019-08-20 Samadhi: eight supportive conditions and the five jhanic factors (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:10
  Nikki Mirghafori
What is samadhi (most often translated as concentration)? Why do we engage in samatha practice on this path? How does it differ from vipassana? Eight supportive conditions to establish samadhi are discussed. A brief exposition of the five jhanic factors are offered at the end of the talk.
Concentration Retreat

2019-08-19 Release the Tension, Building Samadhi (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:50
  Phillip Moffitt
Concentration Retreat

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