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Dharma Talks given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2019-04-08 Monday Night Dharma Talk 64:31
  Kate Munding

2019-04-06 Renew and Revitalize: Sustaining Yourself as a Care Provider 7:45:01
  Phillip Moffitt

2019-04-03 From the Habitual Ordinary Mind to the Buddha-Mind 2: Practicing with Thinking. 63:43
  Donald Rothberg
After an overview of ten aspects of the transformation of the habitual mind, we start with the first, examining how thinking is transformed. We look at (1) the nature of habitual thinking, with some attention to contemporary conditioning, (2) how such habitual thinking is transformed, and (3) how we practice to enact this transformation.
Monday and Wednesday Talks

2019-04-02 Intuitive Wisdom and Embodiment (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 52:46
  Spring Washam
The Power of Insight

2019-04-02 Day 1 Morning Sit with Instructions (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:16
  Mark Coleman
The Power of Insight

2019-04-01 Seven Stages of the Spiritual Journey - Monday Night Dharma Talk 68:09
  Donald Rothberg
We explore the nature of the spiritual journey, using three reference points: (1) Mary Oliver’s poem, “The Journey”; (2) the life of the Buddha; and (3) the experiences of our own journeys. The journey goes from taking life for granted through questioning, looking for something deeper, leaving the habitual, going through challenges and “purification,” awakening, and then a return.

2019-03-29 Bringing the Retreat Home: "Let Your Life and Practice Be One” (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 66:09
  Donald Rothberg
As we are poised to return from one or two months of practice, we consider a number of supports for continuing our practice in all the parts of our life, whether more individual, more relational, or more collective, including the archetype of the Bodhisattva, which can inspire us to connect inner and outer practice.
March Insight Meditation 1-Month

2019-03-27 The Four Noble Truths 2:32:18
  Sylvia Boorstein

2019-03-26 Staying Home While Connecting with Others (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:50
  Sharda Rogell
How do we relate to others while staying connected to ourselves, so we don't get LOST. The Power of Present Moment mindfulness.
March Insight Meditation 1-Month

2019-03-25 Integrating Insights to Deepen Our Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 58:24
  Heather Sundberg
This innovative talk describes the process and advanced practice of Integrating our Insights, including types of insight, what the mind does immediately after an insight, teasing apart the clinging & the natural impulse to integrate insight, how to test the insight, how to include & purify 'the clinging that remains', and learning to live the insight.
March Insight Meditation 1-Month

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