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Dharma Talks given at Gaia House
2017-03-08 Morning Instructions and Guided Meditation 38:39
  Martin Aylward
Embodied attention (Yoniso Manisikara)
Your Life is Your Teacher

2017-03-07 Independent in This World - Introductory Talk 27:25
  Martin Aylward
In this opening talk, Martin points to 3 kinds of liberation that form the ground of the retreat practice - freedom from views, freedom from compulsions, and freedom from self-concern.
Your Life is Your Teacher

2017-02-27 Grasping and Creative Engagement 53:46
  Martine Batchelor
Looking into experiencing degrasping directly and indirectly through cultivating meditation and mindfulness. How can we creatively engaged with self, others, material things, etc in our daily life.
Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life

2017-02-25 How Do We Meditate ? 59:45
  Martine Batchelor
Exploring the basis of meditation and how cultivating meditation is going to help us in our daily life.
Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life

2017-02-20 From Mindfulness to Divinity: Towards the Tracing of a Phenomenology of Soul (Part 2) 1:41:55
  Rob Burbea
PLEASE NOTE: This series of talks is intended for experienced practitioners who have already developed some understanding of and working familiarity with practices of emptiness, samatha, metta, the emotional/energy body, and the imaginal, as well as basic mindfulness practice. In particular, it is strongly recommended that before approaching this set you study and work with the material from the following talks and series: The Theatre of Selves (Parts 1 - 3); Approaching the Dharma, Part 1 (Unbinding the World), and Part 2 (Liberating Ways of Looking); the three-part series Questioning Awakening, Buddhism Beyond Modernism, In Praise of Restlessness; Image, Mythos, Dharma (Parts 1 - 3); An Ecology of Love (Parts 1 - 4); The Path of the Imaginal (Longer Course); and Re-enchanting the Cosmos: The Poetry of Perception. Integrating that previous material and also taking the talks in this new set in their intended order will, for most, support a better and fuller understanding of the teachings from this course.
Eros Unfettered - Opening the Dharma of Desire

2017-02-19 From Mindfulness to Divinity: Towards the Tracing of a Phenomenology of Soul (Part 1) 1:51:30
  Rob Burbea
PLEASE NOTE: This series of talks is intended for experienced practitioners who have already developed some understanding of and working familiarity with practices of emptiness, samatha, metta, the emotional/energy body, and the imaginal, as well as basic mindfulness practice. In particular, it is strongly recommended that before approaching this set you study and work with the material from the following talks and series: The Theatre of Selves (Parts 1 - 3); Approaching the Dharma, Part 1 (Unbinding the World), and Part 2 (Liberating Ways of Looking); the three-part series Questioning Awakening, Buddhism Beyond Modernism, In Praise of Restlessness; Image, Mythos, Dharma (Parts 1 - 3); An Ecology of Love (Parts 1 - 4); The Path of the Imaginal (Longer Course); and Re-enchanting the Cosmos: The Poetry of Perception. Integrating that previous material and also taking the talks in this new set in their intended order will, for most, support a better and fuller understanding of the teachings from this course.
Eros Unfettered - Opening the Dharma of Desire

2017-02-18 The Eightfold Path 49:42
  Jake Dartington
Young Person's Retreat

2017-02-18 Opening The Dharma of Desire (Part 2) 1:19:13
  Rob Burbea
PLEASE NOTE: This series of talks is intended for experienced practitioners who have already developed some understanding of and working familiarity with practices of emptiness, samatha, metta, the emotional/energy body, and the imaginal, as well as basic mindfulness practice. In particular, it is strongly recommended that before approaching this set you study and work with the material from the following talks and series: The Theatre of Selves (Parts 1 - 3); Approaching the Dharma, Part 1 (Unbinding the World), and Part 2 (Liberating Ways of Looking); the three-part series Questioning Awakening, Buddhism Beyond Modernism, In Praise of Restlessness; Image, Mythos, Dharma (Parts 1 - 3); An Ecology of Love (Parts 1 - 4); The Path of the Imaginal (Longer Course); and Re-enchanting the Cosmos: The Poetry of Perception. Integrating that previous material and also taking the talks in this new set in their intended order will, for most, support a better and fuller understanding of the teachings from this course.
Eros Unfettered - Opening the Dharma of Desire

2017-02-17 Opening The Dharma of Desire (Part 1) 68:38
  Rob Burbea
PLEASE NOTE: This series of talks is intended for experienced practitioners who have already developed some understanding of and working familiarity with practices of emptiness, samatha, metta, the emotional/energy body, and the imaginal, as well as basic mindfulness practice. In particular, it is strongly recommended that before approaching this set you study and work with the material from the following talks and series: The Theatre of Selves (Parts 1 - 3); Approaching the Dharma, Part 1 (Unbinding the World), and Part 2 (Liberating Ways of Looking); the three-part series Questioning Awakening, Buddhism Beyond Modernism, In Praise of Restlessness; Image, Mythos, Dharma (Parts 1 - 3); An Ecology of Love (Parts 1 - 4); The Path of the Imaginal (Longer Course); and Re-enchanting the Cosmos: The Poetry of Perception. Integrating that previous material and also taking the talks in this new set in their intended order will, for most, support a better and fuller understanding of the teachings from this course.
Eros Unfettered - Opening the Dharma of Desire

2017-02-16 Eros and the Brahmaviharas 1:13:57
  Rob Burbea
PLEASE NOTE: This series of talks is intended for experienced practitioners who have already developed some understanding of and working familiarity with practices of emptiness, samatha, metta, the emotional/energy body, and the imaginal, as well as basic mindfulness practice. In particular, it is strongly recommended that before approaching this set you study and work with the material from the following talks and series: The Theatre of Selves (Parts 1 - 3); Approaching the Dharma, Part 1 (Unbinding the World), and Part 2 (Liberating Ways of Looking); the three-part series Questioning Awakening, Buddhism Beyond Modernism, In Praise of Restlessness; Image, Mythos, Dharma (Parts 1 - 3); An Ecology of Love (Parts 1 - 4); The Path of the Imaginal (Longer Course); and Re-enchanting the Cosmos: The Poetry of Perception. Integrating that previous material and also taking the talks in this new set in their intended order will, for most, support a better and fuller understanding of the teachings from this course.
Eros Unfettered - Opening the Dharma of Desire

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