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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2003-08-15 Two Kinds of Love 53:24
Sarah Doering
Love, as it is ordinarily experienced in our world, leads to suffering. The leaders of the Burmese opposition party bear witness to the fact that love which has in it no attachment leads to freedom and peace.

2003-08-02 Sila 62:21
Sarah Doering
Moral integrity is the absolute foundation of practice. It can be endlessly refined until it is perfected through love.

2003-07-25 4 Foundations of Mindfulness 54:27
Myoshin Kelley

2003-07-05 Mudita: The Joy That Multiplies 59:05
Myoshin Kelley
Mudita is the capacity to rejoice in the happiness or good fortune of others. As a practice, mudita helps us to aim the heart toward its natural capacity for generosity, friendliness and care. In doing so, we find our hearts rejoicing.

2003-07-01 Craving 59:14
Joseph Goldstein

2003-06-29 Resolve The Heart 53:57
Myoshin Kelley
Resolve or determination is what helps us to stay committed on our journey of awakening. It is a strength of heart that is gentle but firm. It helps us to proceed without wavering regardless of what our experiences might be.

2003-06-24 Working with Afflictive Emotions 56:15
Joseph Goldstein

2003-06-21 Cultivating Insight & Calm 55:21
Myoshin Kelley
Working with the breath, we can cultivate both calm and insight. This talk explores ways we can strengthen concentration as a support to insight, through working with the breath.

2003-06-17 Right Effort 60:59
Joseph Goldstein

2003-06-14 Mindfulness 37:38
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
Mind is not pure, but it can be made pure. It has ignorance and greed, and because of ignorance and greed, we are born again and again.

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