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Rodney Smith's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
Rodney Smith
More and more, the teaching practice takes me into the community where I engage directly with students. My focus right now is on bringing the continuity of the Dharma into the market place. Although retreating is an important form for self-knowledge, I find myself less interested in the immediate results of a retreat and more interested in helping students investigate their relationship to the ups and downs of their everyday life.
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2022-05-28 Guided meditation on "the now of all time " 24:26
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-28 The now of all time 41:40
As we distance ourselves from now, the reification of thought, the world, and ourselves manifest - all locked within the forever of time.
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-26 Guided meditation on resolving distance 24:47
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-26 Resolving distance 37:26
We take distance as a factor of reality when in fact it is a mental concept.
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-24 Guided Meditation on "vulnerability as a threshold into awareness" 23:10
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-24 Vulnerability as a threshold into awareness. 42:36
Living within vulnerability provides ongoing access to formless awareness.
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-21 Guided Meditation on "descending into the heart" 23:42
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-21 Descending into the heart 35:20
To complete its transformation, awareness must enter the body/mine form and transform the spiritual heart.
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-19 Guided meditation on "the evolution of awareness" 20:51
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-05-19 The evolution of awareness. 42:07
Opening awareness beyond the mine involves three phrases. Phase 1 is self-controlled awareness, phase 2 is self-examining awareness, and phase 3 is freeing awareness from self
May 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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