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Dharma Talks given at Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
2015-11-17 Session 4 Complete Vision 52:10
  Stephen Batchelor
The Solar Buddha: Early Dharma for Secular Times

2015-11-17 Session 3 The Ethical Life 53:19
  Stephen Batchelor
The Solar Buddha: Early Dharma for Secular Times

2015-11-16 Session 2 The Solar Buddha 56:16
  Stephen Batchelor
The Solar Buddha: Early Dharma for Secular Times

2015-11-16 Session 1 The Awakening of the West 59:32
  Stephen Batchelor
The Solar Buddha: Early Dharma for Secular Times

2015-07-25 Speech as Foundation and Insight 53:40
  Oren Jay Sofer
This talk explores how practicing Right Speech can serve as a foundation for the entire eight-fold path, and a doorway to liberating insight. Particular emphasis is given to exploring the relationship between thoughts, speech, and the heart.
The Path of Wise Speech: Living the Teachings

2015-07-24 The Path of Wise Speech 67:15
  Oren Jay Sofer
Introduction to practicing with Right Speech and overview of its relevance in spiritual practice. Talk ends with reflections on the triple gem (three refuges) and five precepts.
The Path of Wise Speech: Living the Teachings

2015-03-26 Guided Meditation - Exploring the Four Satipatthanas 39:49
  Bhikkhu Analayo
In what follows Bhikkhu Analayo explores the practice of the four Satipatthanas, based on combining understandings gained through academic and traditional modes of learning.
Attached Files:
  • Exploring the Four Satipatthanas by Bhikkhu Analayo (PDF)

2014-11-03 Speech & Meditation 1:10:44
  Gregory Kramer
Insight Dialogue: Not-self and Relationship (GK4)

2014-10-01 Refuge in Sangha 6:33
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk examines both the classical and subtle meaning of going to the Sangha for refuge. The classical refuge in Sangha involves going forth into monastic life and/or turning to elders for guidance along the way. The subtle refuge involves knowing directly the happiness that comes from keeping impeccable silā.
Integrated Study and Practice Program, Session 4 (ISPP4)

2014-09-30 Refuge in Dhamma 7:01
  Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
This talk examines both the classical and subtle meaning of going to the Dhamma for refuge. The classical refuge in Dhamma involves refuge in the teachings of the Buddha as set forth in the Pāli Canon. The subtle refuge involves taking refuge in things as they really are … understanding the subtle truths underlying all experience.
Integrated Study and Practice Program, Session 4 (ISPP4)

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