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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley
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2014-09-11 Sudden Awakening/Gradual Cultivation 49:16
  James Baraz
Does awakening happen all at once or over time? Both. Even after one has an awakening experience there is still more work to be done. This talk explores awakening and the purification of habits that is an essential part of that process.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-09-04 The Practice of Concentration Meditation 56:50
  Kate Janke
In her talk on concentration meditation, Kate Janke explores different techniques, why it is an essential part of the path to awakening, and what gets in the way of a concentrated mind.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-08-28 Self-Compassion: Making Friends With Ourselves 50:16
  Jane Baraz
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-08-21 The Secret Instruction To Open Your heart And Deepen Your Mindfulness Practice 48:56
  James Baraz
You're probably very familiar with the power of mindfulness. But as powerful as it is to just see things clearly, we can include a perspective that will bring richness and depth to our dharma practice.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-08-14 What Will You Do With Your Wild And Precious Good Karma? 53:39
  James Baraz
The fact that we're given a human birth is exceedingly rare in itself. But to hear the Dharma, and be motivated as well as have the opportunity to practice is extraordinary good karma. Reflecting on this brings gratitude and provides a strong incentive to practice for the benefit of all beings.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-07-31 Feeling Comfort in "Don't Know" 54:24
  Kate Janke
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-07-24 Seeing Everyone as Your Benefactor 48:48
  James Baraz
We learn from everyone who comes into our life--those that inspire and those who are challenging. If our intention is to wake up, then everyone can be seen as part of our process. This profoundly changes our relationship to all. Even the difficult ones are no longer the enemy.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-07-17 A Music Evening With Rev. Heng Sure 59:05
  Rev. Heng Sure
With Chants, Devotion & Praise
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-07-10 The Art and Power of Listening: to Ourselves, to Each Other, to the Dhamma and to the Earth 58:09
  Ayya Santussika
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-07-03 Just the Hindrances 65:34
  Kate Janke
IMCB Regular Talks

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