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Debra Chamberlin-Taylor's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Debra Chamberlin-Taylor
Debra Chamberlin-Taylor is a teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She has been meditating since 1973 and has led retreats that combine spiritual and psychological growth since 1978. In addition to practicing Vipassana, she has been influenced by Dzogchen, Diamond Heart, and devotional practices. More recently she has become a certified teacher of Wisdom Healing Qigong, finding Qigong and mindfulness used together to be the most healing and transformative practice in her long spiritual journey. A psychotherapist, she also leads workshops on embodiment of awareness and love in relationships and in our diverse world.
2006-01-17 Who Am I, Who Am I Not 49:24
Exploring identity through guided meditation.
2002-11-03 Trusting the Process Of Awakening 53:39
Maps and poems from various traditions which remind us that awakening includes cycles of death and rebirth. How to trust and work with the difficult phases.
2002-03-18 Cultivating Equanimity 63:25
Stories of different ways to cultivate peace, balance and calm in the midst of life and death.
2002-01-21 Martin Luther King, Exploring Racism & Interconnection 64:49
The eloquent words of Martin Luther King, Jr. are woven through an exploration of subtle forms of privilege and racism.
Monday and Wednesday Talks
2002-01-10 Turning Mara’s Arrows Into Flower Petals 56:32
Through suttas and stories that teach us how to recognize and work with mara, we find that self judgment, temptation and fear can become Dharma gateways.
2001-10-06 Forgiveness and Compassion to the Difficult 1:17:15
2001-01-06 Guided Meditation 42:17
2001-01-05 Entering the Heart of Compassion 61:14
2000-11-27 Intimacy With All Things 52:29
How being fully present, open and attentive brings us to intimacy with the beautiful and difficult aspects of life.
2000-10-12 The Three Characteristics 51:55
Stories and poems that point to how seeing clearly into suffering and change can help us experience the truth of selflessness.

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