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Bob Stahl's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Bob Stahl
Is a long-time practitioner of insight meditation, lived in a Buddhist monastery for over eight years. He has a PhD in Philosophy and Religion with a specialization in Buddhist Studies, and now directs Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs in six Bay Area medical centers. Bob studied with the renowned Burmese masters Taungpulu Kaba-Aye Sayadaw, Hlaing Tet Sayadaw, Dr. Rina Sircar and Pokokhu Sayadaw, and has experience with 32 parts of the body, 4 elements and charnel ground meditations. Bob has completed training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and is a certified mindfulness-based stress reduction teacher having been certified by UMass Medical Center.
2014-06-23 Working with the Five Hindrances and How the Dhamma Informs Mindfulness Based Approaches 52:56
How to work with the five hindrances and how the Dhamma informs mindfulness based approaches.
Mindfulness Facilitators Retreat
2013-09-20 Counter-intuitive Dhamma and the Eightfold Path 50:35
The path of awakening at times may feel counterintuitive, turning into the pain to find your heart. turning into the pain to find your heart. Let's walk on the eightfold to to grow in greater wisdom and compassion.
Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-09-20 Guided Meditation on the 32 Parts of Body Meditation 10:05
Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-09-18 Who Suffers and who is Free 45:39
An exploration of the causes of suffering and the breaking free of the conditioned self.
Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-09-18 Guided Meditation on the 32 Body Parts: Part 3 35:36
Meditation on the Body: Heart, liver, diaphragm, spleen, lungs.
Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-09-17 Chanting - Part 1 -- Body Parts Instructions 35:30
Part 1: Meditation on the body, head hair, body hair, nails, teeth, skin.
Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-09-16 Hindrances and Introduction to 32 Parts of the Body 52:37
What are the hindrances and how to work with them and an introduction to the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation.
Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-03-02 Exploration of the 1st Precept of Non-Harming, co-taught by Richard Shankman 25:49
Introduction to the daylong at Spirit Rock
2012-10-06 The Misconception of Self 42:51
Non self is one of the most challenging teachings for many people to understand. This is a radical teaching that offers liberation from the narrative based self-at times the story that imprisons us. What we can see through the separate self, the conditioned self, we may taste the unconditioned.
The Dharma of Aging
2012-10-05 Metta & Reconciliation 27:43
As we come into the last chapters of our life, can we balance the ledgers of our hearts to make reconciliation with ourselves, to those we've hurt and to those who have hurt us?
The Dharma of Aging

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