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Retreat Dharma Talks at Gaia House

Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/MBSR

2010-09-10 (7 days) Gaia House

2010-09-10 Opening Talk for Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of MBCT/MBSR 47:18
Christina Feldman
This talk also includes John Teasdale and Jenny Wilks
2010-09-11 Mindfulness and its Allies 55:06
Christina Feldman
This talk describes how mindfulness is in an ongoing dialogue with The Seven Factors of Awakening
2010-09-12 Selfing and Suffering 55:00
John Teasdale
The First and Second Noble Truths on the nature and origins of Dukkha (suffering) are discussed, with a particular focus on identification and attachment to being (or not being) a particular kind of self.
2010-09-13 The Buddhas Instructions on Mindfulness 47:04
Jenny Wilks
An overview of the 'refrain' of the Satipatthana Sutta and how it can inform our practice.
2010-09-14 The Judging Mind 51:37
Christina Feldman
Mindfulness and investigation are doorways to understanding the inner critic as a compound of hindrances and self view.
2010-09-15 States of Mind: Forming and Transforming the World of Experience 53:33
John Teasdale
Worlds of experience within which we dwell as a variety of 'selfs' are discussed in light of Buddhist teachings and contemporary cognitive perspectives. Insight into the suffering and non-self nature of unwholesome mind-states transforms our relationship to those worlds.
2010-09-16 An Autobiography in Five Short Chapters 51:28
Christina Feldman
This talk describes the path of awakening from confusion to liberation.
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