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Dharma Talks given at Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center
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2017-08-21 Practicing in the Forest: Attending to Mystery and Belonging 41:45
  Brian Lesage
This talk explores ways of practicing in the forest that allows us to address the challenges we face in our lives on and off the cushion.
The Natural Path to the Heart's Liberation

2017-07-05 How to be Earthling 39:43
  Wes Nisker
Evolving together on planet earth
Insight Meditation Retreat

2017-07-03 Impermanence, Sapines and Wombats 49:14
  Grove Burnett
Impermanence
Insight Meditation Retreat

2017-07-01 The Community of all Beings 41:31
  Trudy Goodman
Refuge in relational wisdom- Embodying tender awareness in nature supporting our practice. The social networks of trees and how they share resources- redistribution of wealth.
Insight Meditation Retreat

2017-06-28 Cultivating Equanimity 41:50
  Dave Smith
Equanimity is the fruition and outcome of met-vipassana. A short talk followed by guided instructions.
Going Against the Stream: Mindfulness and Compassion to Awaken the Heart

2017-06-27 A New Paradigm 57:27
  Dave Smith
Understanding right view as the doorway into living into your own freedom. Using the analogy of seed to fruit.
Going Against the Stream: Mindfulness and Compassion to Awaken the Heart

2017-06-27 Cultivating Gratitude and Appreciation 44:31
  Dave Smith
Outlining the role and aim of appreciation and gratitude within meditative practices. A short talk, followed by a guided practice.
Going Against the Stream: Mindfulness and Compassion to Awaken the Heart

2017-06-27 Let go of the Past, Future, Present 42:58
  Cheryl Slean
Reflections on how wise mindfulness helps us let go of clinging to the past, projecting obsessively into the future, and grasping or resisting the ever-changing present. Guided meditation in open, choiceless awareness for continuity of mindfulness.
Going Against the Stream: Mindfulness and Compassion to Awaken the Heart

2017-06-26 You can either Believe in It, or Practice with It. Reflections on key teachings from Sayadaw u Tejaniya 62:36
  Cheryl Slean
Reflections on clinging and letting go, mindful investigation and the development of the understanding that uproots defilement.
Going Against the Stream: Mindfulness and Compassion to Awaken the Heart

2017-06-26 Mindfulness of Mind 46:46
  Dave Smith
An overview of mindfulness of the mind. Investigating attitude. A short talk followed by a guided meditation.
Going Against the Stream: Mindfulness and Compassion to Awaken the Heart

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