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Dharma Seed is dedicated to preserving and sharing the spoken teachings of Theravada Buddhism in modern languages. Since the early 1980's, Dharma Seed has collected and distributed dharma talks by teachers offering the vipassana (insight) and metta (lovingkindness) practices of Theravada Buddhism. New recordings are being added continuously from contemporary dharma teachers.

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Dharma Seed is dedicated to preserving and sharing the spoken teachings of Theravada Buddhism in modern languages. Since the early 1980's, Dharma Seed has collected and distributed dharma talks by teachers offering the vipassana (insight) and metta (lovingkindness) practices of Theravada Buddhism. New recordings are being added continuously from contemporary dharma teachers.

    Jill Shepherd: 02 meditation: mindfulness of the mind, including emotions

    Jill Shepherd: 02 meditation: mindfulness of the mind, including emotions

    (Auckland Insight Meditation) Beginning with the body and breath, opening to sounds, then thoughts, then emotions

    • 25 min
    Jill Shepherd: 01 talk: introduction to practising mindfulness of emotions

    Jill Shepherd: 01 talk: introduction to practising mindfulness of emotions

    (Auckland Insight Meditation) Continuing with mindfulness of the mind, a short intro about practicing with emotions

    • 23 min
    Tara Brach: Meditation: A Witnessing, Kind Presence

    Tara Brach: Meditation: A Witnessing, Kind Presence

    (Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC) Starting with scanning through the body and awakening the senses, we then rest in presence, with the breath as a home base. The meditation invites an openness to whatever arises, and a gentle kind attention if we encounter physical or emotional pain. We end with a prayer that includes our own being and all beings (from the 2017 archives).

    • 19 min
    Tara Brach: Your Awake Heart is Calling You

    Tara Brach: Your Awake Heart is Calling You

    (Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC) As individuals and societies, we are pulled by both the insecurity of our evolutionary past, and by our awake heart, our capacity for mindfulness and compassion. This talk explores the ways we can listen to and respond to the call of our awake heart, by training ourselves to open to vulnerability (our own and others) and widen the circles of compassion (a favorite from the 2017 archives).

    • 50 min
    Donald Rothberg: Deepening Our Daily Life Practice in the Pandemic 3

    Donald Rothberg: Deepening Our Daily Life Practice in the Pandemic 3

    (Spirit Rock Meditation Center) After a brief review of what we've explored in the last two sessions, in terms of ways of deepening daily life practice in terms of formal practice, informal practice, and one's work, service, and/or activism, we go more deeply into two areas. We look at how to practice with exploring and seeing intentions, and some ways to make connections between formal and informal practice--in the flow of daily life. The talk has a few references to the life of Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights activist and Congressperson, who died on July 17, 2020, and is followed by discussion..

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Jill Shepherd: talk: metta and the brahamvihara as a support for resilience

    Jill Shepherd: talk: metta and the brahamvihara as a support for resilience

    (Auckland Insight Meditation) An overview of how the four brahmavihara - kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity - work together to support resilience; focuses on metta and a way of practice that doesn't use phrases

    • 39 min

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