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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley
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2011-02-17 Working with the Judging Mind 64:30
James Baraz
A reflection on the comparing and judging mind highlighted with stories and readings. Includes a useful practice based on a quote from the 3rd Zen Patriarch: "The burdensome practice of judging brings annoyance and weariness." The evening ends with a brief discussion with the sangha. This talk was also given at the February 2011 month-long retreat at Spirit Rock: Working with the Judging Mind

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2011-02-10 Four Kinds of Love 52:37
Wes Nisker
In honor of Valentine's Day, Wes reflects on everybody's favorite 4-letter word. As usual, he provides an insightful and entertaining perspective on the topic illustrated with a wealth of poetry. A discussion with the sangha ends the evening.
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2011-02-03 Enlightenment Part 4 52:07
James Baraz
James continues his series on Enlightenment by exploring the Path of Devotion or Bhakti path as a vehicle for awakening.
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2011-01-27 Enlightenment Part 3 54:43
James Baraz
A presentation of non-Buddhist perspectives on enlightenment through stories and quotes of Advaita (non-dualistic) teachers such as Ramana Maharshi, Poonjaji, Eckhart Tolle, and Adyahshanti. The talk ends with a brief guided meditation.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2011-01-20 Enlightenment Part 2. 54:15
James Baraz
Enlightenment: It's already here...and right now.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2011-01-13 Enlightenment Part 1. 54:22
James Baraz
The classic Theravadin meditative path to freedom, including progress of insight and stages of enlightenment.
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2011-01-06 What really matters 54:52
James Baraz
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2010-12-30 An Evening with Kate 61:50
Kate Munding
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2010-12-23 Generosity for Ourselves. 53:07
Kevin Griffin
Generosity for Ourselves.
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2010-12-16 Gifts of Darkness and Letting Go 55:12
Betsy Rose
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