The greatest gift is the
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Dharma Talks given at Gaia House
2020-10-03 Joy and Rest As Supports for Viriya 60:29
  Zohar Lavie
Online Dharma Hall - Oct 2020

2020-09-30 Relaxing Body, Releasing Push-Pull - Online Dharma Hall 62:13
  Nathan Glyde
Guided meditation and reflection on easing tension, demand, and Dukkha
Online Dharma Hall - Sept 2020

2020-09-27 Guided Meditation from the Closing Session of retreat. 23:08
  Kirsten Kratz
Guided meditation on choosing the practice that serves us right now.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-26 Afternoon Practice 40:16
  Kirsten Kratz
Practicing with intention, humility and lightness, and as a way of relating to life. Cultivating practices that soften the Citta (heart-mind) and that have a relational quality. Lessening the delusion of separation.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-26 Morning Meditation 41:45
  Kirsten Kratz
Aligning with our intention for the day, connecting to the part of us that may yearn to contribute to our own healing and the healing of the collective, sensing into our interdependence and relationality, choosing which practice we would like to play with e.g. relating to our body, or playing with the width of our awareness.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-25 Evening Practice 56:03
  Yuka Nakamura
Dharma Talk: Dancing Between Self and Not Self. One of the discoveries that can open up to us is the discovery that there is not just one, true self, but the arising of many different selves at different times, depending on context, depending on mindstates. We understand the relational and dependent nature of self. This is the middle way between the views of eternalism and annihilationism.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-25 Afternoon Practice 35:43
  Kirsten Kratz
Guided Meditation: A meditative contemplation to support lessening the sense of self.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-25 Morning Practice 35:26
  Kirsten Kratz
Exploring the tools that can enable us to have a more poetic and creative relationship to self. Looking at how the sense of self can be held lightly and skilfully, or tightly and unskilfully, within different contexts in our lives.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-24 Evening Practice 65:30
  Kirsten Kratz
Dharma Talk: Looking at our existence and 'fabrication' of self through the teachings on the five aggregates (khandas).
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

2020-09-24 Afternoon Practice 43:21
  Kirsten Kratz
How the human mind appropriates and takes ownership of experience, and how any form of this is a type of clinging, which leads to dissatisfaction and stress. Looking at how we can reduce clinging through playing with different ways of seeing that support dis-identification.
The Poetry of Self, The Poetry of Not Self

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