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Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

March Monthlong

2016-02-27 (29 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2016-03-09 Day 11 Brahma Vihara Practice: Metta for All Beings 42:35
Nikki Mirghafori
2016-03-09 Starting Where You Are 59:13
Phillip Moffitt
A description of how clearly seeing the 5 aggregates can bring freedom from clinging in any moment. This clear seeing allows us to start where you are in your practice.
2016-03-10 Wisdom is Happening 59:45
Andrea Fella
2016-03-11 Compassion: The only thing that makes sense. 54:21
Nikki Mirghafori
The talk discusses what compassion is, what it is not, its relationship to the other brahma viharas and finally, why practice compassion. Some research studies are also discussed.
2016-03-14 The Mindfulness Factor of Awakening 52:24
Andrea Fella
2016-03-15 Developing Perception that Frees 48:40
Anushka Fernandopulle
3 Characteristics (anicca, anatta, dukkha). 5 aggregates, perception as impermanent, unsubstantial and unreliable. Seeing through illusions of time and space.
2016-03-16 Love and Live the Questions Themselves 52:14
Nikki Mirghafori
This talk explores the second factor of awakening, investigation (dhamma vicaya). What is investigation? How does it relate to the other awakening factors? How and when is it applied in practice? The last part of the talk discusses the third factor of energy (viriya) briefly.
2016-03-17 To Care and Not to Care: Penetrating Equanimity 57:07
Phillip Moffitt
Equanimity is the culmination of the seven factors of awakening. Its sublime and subtle aspects can greatly strengthen practice.
2016-03-18 Day 20 Brahma Vihara Practice: Mudita for Difficult Relationships 38:12
Nikki Mirghafori
2016-03-20 Deepening Trust 45:57
Andrea Fella
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