The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
Dharma Talks given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
1999-10-13 Perpendicular Universe 39:04
  Rodney Smith
we live in our imaginary world at the expense of an all encompassing now.

1999-09-26 The Four Noble Truths And The Four Practices Of Mindfulness 56:34
  Jack Kornfield
given at the first annual People of Color retreat at the Spirit Rock. The Noble Truths with a perspective on diversity

1999-09-23 Renunciation 50:56
  Guy Armstrong
simplicity of action shows the roots of suffering

1999-09-15 Focus Of Vipassana Practice 1:17:41
  Ajahn Amaro
At the end of our search, there is nothing more to do but rejoice in being the knowing.

1999-09-14 Non Meditating 1:15:30
  Ajahn Amaro
Genuine acceptance of our experiences means a spaciousness and ease around even the most difficult states that allows for their transformation.

1999-09-13 Cessation Of Consciousness II 55:35
  Ajahn Amaro
A continued follow up of Q and A, from the Cessation of Consciousness I talk.

1999-09-12 Cessation Of Consciousness I Followed By Q And A 58:16
  Ajahn Amaro
Suffering results from a confused relationship of the mind to its own experience; when we see the way things actually are, we connect with a profound freedom.

1999-09-11 The Place Of Non Abiding II Followed By Q And A 51:16
  Ajahn Amaro
Learning to recognize moments of isness, or pure, open presence in our quiet, often overlooked moments when no sense of self has arisen.

1999-09-10 The Place Of Non Abiding I 57:18
  Ajahn Amaro
Exploring the spaciousness of mind that comes when we let go of our belief in the solidity of the sense world, when we know the mind as the space in which all this drama is happening.

1999-09-09 Ultimate And Conventional Reality 52:56
  Ajahn Amaro
Can we live with respect and compassion within the world of form, while understanding its ultimate insubstantiality? Can we remember the truth of emptiness while the world of appearances is so compelling? How can we do both at once?

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