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Dharma Talks given at Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center
2016-05-08 Accessing ‘Ground’ – Unconditional Acceptance 13:11
Ajahn Sucitto
Awareness is often beset with thoughts, emotions, and narratives that cause a ‘jump’ into conceptual proliferation. With unconditional acceptance we hold awareness as a non-reactive ‘pool’ that receives and resonates with mind-stuff but doesn’t react.
Rewilding The Mind

2016-05-08 Citta and a person meet in the body. 61:52
Ajahn Sucitto
Citta is occluded by not knowing its freedom. Citta enters the sensory condition, is ‘born’, develops a person to meet ‘the other’. Here is dukkha and personal responses to that don’t work, but dukkha can be released through citta in the body.
Rewilding The Mind

2016-05-08 Standing Meditation: Finding Balance 19:35
Ajahn Sucitto
Balance is an important aspect of bodily/somatic intelligence. It is alert, free from pressure and sensitive. Attuning to this can bring these qualities into citta.
Rewilding The Mind

2016-05-08 Puja: Devotion as a way of bringing citta into personhood 41:43
Ajahn Sucitto
Use of one’s voice and of giving it to the sacred. Through merging one’s voice and giving into the communal field, citta can rise out of the isolation of personhood.
Rewilding The Mind

2016-05-07 Meditation – the gift of natural ease 47:35
Ajahn Sucitto
Find ground in the body as a gift, not worked for. This opens space around the body. Breathing is another given that flows through that, establishing rhythm = natural time.
Rewilding The Mind

2016-05-07 Guided Meditation 24:47
Ajahn Sucitto
Rewilding The Mind

2016-05-07 The Nature of Citta 59:45
Ajahn Sucitto
Citta is awareness, heart and mind. It experiences involuntary and voluntary modes. In the involuntary is release, but the path to that is through intention, disengagement, and discernment.
Rewilding The Mind

2015-09-20 I Do: The Marriage of Love and Wisdom 55:52
Peter Williams
Love and Wisdom Insight Meditation Retreat

2015-06-04 Trust the Difficult, Trust the Easy 67:12
Peter Williams
A primer on emotional freedom
Going to the Woods Insight Meditation Retreat

2014-06-04 Joy in Practice, Joy in Life 63:19
Peter Williams
Emphasizing joy, countering negativity bias of the brain
Going to the Woods Insight Meditation Retreat

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