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Brian Lesage's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Brian Lesage
Brian Lesage has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. He was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. His training in Vipassana Meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, and India as well as numerous retreats in the U.S. He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide.
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2019-11-18 Day 6: Conventional and Liberating Truths (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 44:26
This talk explores the two truths doctrine of Nagarjuna in a way that makes it relevant for our lives and our practice.
APP2 Retreat #2: Emptiness
2019-11-14 Day 2 Emptiness and Dependent Origination (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 49:45
This talk connects the teachings on dependent origination and emptiness. It then connects them to our lives and our practice.
APP2 Retreat #2: Emptiness
2019-06-21 Reflections on Death and Being Born (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 44:11
This talk shares how reflecting on our death and our precious birth situates mindfulness in a transformative way.
Spring Insight Meditation Retreat
2019-04-21 Resting in the Mystery (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:04
This talk celebrates the revealing of mystery through this practice.
Exploring Awareness: Advanced Practitioner Program II
2019-04-19 Morning Session: What Obscures the Clarity of Awareness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 1:13:41
This talk utilizes "The Four Faults of Natural Awareness" by Niguma to support the practice of awareness. It also offers a guided meditation.
Exploring Awareness: Advanced Practitioner Program II
2018-06-15 Morning Instructions: Becoming Unfamiliar With Our Experience (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 64:00
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2018-06-13 Guided Loving-Kindness Meditation (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 29:49
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2018-06-13 Morning Instructions - Relaxation and Pleasure (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 67:02
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2018-06-12 Introduction to Mindfulness on Retreat (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 40:12
This talk shares a way of understanding the practice of being present and a broader context to hold it in. (Retreat at Spirit Rock)
Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
2018-03-20 Freedom from Views+ Individual & Systemic Views of Practice (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 48:51
This talk explores the skill of navigating views. It also offers some reflections on the individual and systemic views of the practice.
March Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat

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