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Bonnie Duran's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Bonnie Duran
Bonnie met the Dharma in 1982 at Kopan Monastery and in Bodh Gaya India. Since then she has practiced long and short retreats with Joseph Goldstein and other eastern and western monastics and lay teachers. She is a graduate of the IMS/SRMC teacher training programs and is also involved with Indigenous ceremonies and practices. She is currently a core teacher of the IMS teacher training program and the SRMC Dedicated Practitioners Program. Dr. Duran is a Professor of Social Work and Public Health at the University of Washington in Seattle.
2016-02-09 Day 10 Morning Instructional Sit: The Four Foundations 11:31
February Month-long
2016-02-08 The Seven Factors: Working & the 4th Foundation 50:51
One aspect of Right view is understanding when wholesome and unwholesome mental qualities are present. The 7 factors instruct us in what to practice and how to practice.
February Month-long
2016-02-07 Day 8 Brahma Vihara: Metta-Self, Benefactor and Dear Friend 42:15
February Month-long
2016-02-04 Day 5 Morning Instructional 43:59
February Month-long
2016-02-03 Right Effort: Retreats as Training Events for Purification and Cultivation 53:00
This talk looks at different Sutta references on the four right efforts and how to work with them on retreat. includes an erroneous statement on karma. Please excuse. Oops.
February Month-long
2016-01-31 Day 1 Brahma Vihara Instructions 46:43
February Month-long
2015-02-26 Vipallasa: How distortions make "us" 45:17
In this talk, the 4 distortions of the mind and the 3 levels is presented
February Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-02-22 Seven Factors of Awakening 52:34
This talk reviewed the 7 factors as both the way to approach the 4 Foundations of Mindfulness and also as objects to notice in the mind.
February Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-02-21 Brahma Vihara Day 21 39:52
Mudita: All Beings
February Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-02-16 Brahma Viharas Day 16 38:58
Karuna Compassion Practice
February Insight Meditation Retreat

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