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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.
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2014-07-17 A Music Evening With Rev. Heng Sure 59:05
  Rev. Heng Sure
With Chants, Devotion & Praise
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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
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2014-07-03 Just the Hindrances 65:34
  Kate Janke
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2014-06-19 "Finding What Your Looking For" 51:58
  James Baraz
Our preconceptions and assumptions have a significant effect on how we perceive reality--what gets taken in and what gets filtered out. A rich area of practice is being aware of this so that we truly see clearly to the best of our ability. As we bring more awareness to our filters, we can also see others' Buddha nature inside them, and help it come out, even if they can't see it themselves.
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2014-06-12 The practice of generosity and the difference between Dana and Caga 48:06
  Kate Janke
Dana is the very practical act of giving. Caga literally means giving up, abandonment, and it is an indication that the grip one has on one's possessions is loosened by Caga.
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2014-06-05 Devotion in Dharma Practice, Part 2 48:14
  James Baraz
Although devotion plays a significant role in Monastic Communities and Tibetan practices it's not something that's often discussed in lay communities. Yet devotion can be a major source of inspiration which can fuel our practice.
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2014-05-29 Devotion in Dharma Practice 52:41
  James Baraz
Although devotion plays a significant role in Monastic Communities and Tibetan practices it's not something that's often discussed in lay communities. Yet devotion can be a major source of inspiration which can fuel our practice.
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2014-05-22 Discussing some of the provocative articles from the current Inquiring Mind issue on "War and Peace" with co-editors Barbara Gates and Alan Senauke who will join us to deepen the conversation. 60:49
  James Baraz
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2014-05-15 Discussing some of the provocative articles from the current issue of the Inquiring Mind on "War and Peace" and the Dharma 46:39
  James Baraz
I encourage you to read this edition of the Inquiring Mind, especially articles by Bhikkhu Bodhi, Ann Wright, (a peace activist who spent many years in military and State Dept.) and many other thought-provoking pieces including the merits of bringing mindfulness to the military.
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