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Dharma Talks given at Gaia House
2022-06-04 Sitting and Walking Meditation Instructions 53:01
Leela Sarti, Yanai Postelnik
Practising with Earth - Awakening to our Ground

2022-06-03 Opening Talk for the Retreat 56:53
Leela Sarti, Yanai Postelnik
Practising with Earth - Awakening to our Ground

2022-05-30 (2) Laura Closing Comments 11:58
Laura Bridgman
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-30 (1) Ajahn Closing Comments 20:00
Ajahn Sucitto
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-30 (1) Guided Brahma Vihara Meditation 45:06
Ajahn Sucitto
Cultivating receptive and responsive heart energies, provides an ongoing exploration. The field of body provides the best venue to experience how these energies move and to understand their characteristics.
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-29 (4) Q&A 47:39
Ajahn Sucitto, Laura Bridgman
00:00 Q1 What clings? 11;13 Q2 Laura, can you speak more about moving back and forth between the path and the world. 16:51 Q3 What is meant when a person says someone is their teacher? 19:43 A poem by Rabindranath Tagore is read. 21:00 Q4 How to skilfully help others in our lives to get them to slow down and be more present? 27:14 Q5 How to let go of regrets and uproot the self? 36:08 Q6 Please distinguish taking ownership of karma and clinging to everything else.
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-29 (3) Faith 20:30
Laura Bridgman
When a habit of ignorance is seen in consciousness, seeing prevails. Using faith and hope, we become more aware of the mind’s interactivity that creates a ‘me’.
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-29 (1) Guided Meditation - Attention to Posture 47:02
Ajahn Sucitto
A detailed description of the sitting posture allows the listener to gain fresh perspective on this form of meditation.
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-29 (2) Opening and Closing in Goodwill 52:29
Ajahn Sucitto
Opening and closing happens everywhere, even with breathing. Discharging creates space for enjoyment, spontaneity and flexibility. Eventually even energy must be relinquished, so we practice recollection of death using the brahma viharas to expand awareness, closure with no regret, the deathless.
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

2022-05-28 (2) Suffering is to be Understood 26:12
Laura Bridgman
Understanding suffering is like loosening a tangled ball of threads. The Indriyas help us find balance and navigate even the most subtle mind states that arise.
The Indriya: Allies for Liberation

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