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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2003-04-06 The Search For Meaning 45:21
  Rodney Smith
We search throughout our lives for what is meaningful, only to find it in front of our eyes.

2003-03-28 The Nature Of Awareness 56:21
  Guy Armstrong

2003-03-27 The Spirit Of Questioning 49:01
  Rodney Smith
To hold a question is to keep the mind unformed and resting in stillness. Seeking an answer reconfirms the person who knows.

2003-03-24 Wanting: The Payoff And The Pain 45:10
  Rodney Smith
The whole of desire must be understood—what it gives us and its inevitable pain—in order for it to be put to an end.

2003-03-12 Being Awake 45:46
  Michael Grady
Living life fully in the here and now.

2003-03-10 Insight Into The Three Characteristics Of Conditions 47:39
  Michael Grady
Seeing into the nature of conditioned experiences of suffering, impermanence and selflessness leads to unconditioned freedom.

2003-02-02 Working With The Hindrances In Metta 63:52
  Myoshin Kelley
Recognizing the near and far enemies of metta as they arise.

2003-01-05 The Urban Buddhist 42:34
  Rodney Smith
The retreat environment brings forth certain principles of the Buddha. Lay practice brings forth other principles. What are the tools and forms of urban life?

2002-12-08 Practice Here & There - Practice Everywhere 66:10
  Marcia Rose
Integrating practice into the whole of our life; this beautiful noble path of awakening as a great support and a great protection for our life as our practice.

2002-11-20 Bvihara - Mudita Practice 44:46
  Marcia Rose
Instructions - Mudita Practice. Short reflection with oneself - good, helpful, skillful things we've done. Mudita phrases with - some it's easy to rejoice for/with--------and a benefactor, a friend, a family member, fellow yogi, all yogis on retreat.

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