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Guy Armstrong's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
Guy Armstrong
What has always engaged me is working with practitioners who are deepening their commitment to the Dharma and then seeing them take a quantum leap in their understanding. My contribution to this commitment is working towards conveying a Theravadan practice with a Mahayana spirit.
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2019-06-29 Taking the Practice Home 60:32
The key learnings from awareness practices. How to integrate them with classical vipassana practices.
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-28 Emptiness and Karma 66:01
It may seem that the Buddha's teaching on emptiness is incompatible with his teaching on karma, which connects the result of an action with the same being who performed it. But actually, the two teachings need each other to make sense.
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-28 Morning Instructions 47:47
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-26 Morning Instructions 42:57
Body + Consciousness
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-24 The Aggregates Are Empty 61:58
The five aggregates of form, feeling, perception, formations, and consciousness are empty in two ways. There is no ongoing self in the center, which points to the emptiness of self. All the aggregates are insubstantial, which points to the emptiness of all phenomena.
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-24 Morning Instructions: Abiding in Emptiness 44:18
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-23 Morning Instructions: Natural State 41:50
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-20 Nature of Awareness, Part 2 61:07
Further explorations of the aspects of emptiness, awareness, and responsiveness. Sunlight in empty space as an analogy for the nature of the mind.
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-19 The Nature of Awareness 61:45
This talk explores three aspects of the mind as described by Lama Shabkar: “The mind is like a flawless piece of crystal: intrinsically empty, naturally radiant, and ceaselessly responsive.”
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2019-06-18 Morning Instructions: Objects, Space, and Awareness 42:36
June 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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