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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC
2019-11-20 Listening to the Song - Part 2 52:47
  Tara Brach
Listening is our gateway to intimacy with our inner life, each other, our earth and spirit. These two talks look at the ways that listening gets blocked and the teachings and practices that help us cultivate the gift of a deep and healing listening presence.
IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2019-11-20 Meditation: Coming Home to Natural Presence 20:56
  Tara Brach
This meditation awakens our senses through a body scan and listening to sound, and then invites us to rest in the presence that spontaneously knows the changing stream of experience. Relaxing back and letting everything be just as it is, reveals the natural presence that is our true home.
IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2019-11-13 Listening to the Song - Part 1 52:39
  Tara Brach
Listening is our gateway to intimacy with our inner life, each other, our earth and spirit. These two talks look at the ways that listening gets blocked and the teachings and practices that help us cultivate the gift of a deep and healing listening presence.
IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2019-11-13 Meditation - The Silence that is Listening 21:05
  Tara Brach
Listening to sound is opens up to the space of pure being. In this guided practice we begin by awakening through the body, and then explore listening to sounds and silence, and to inhabiting the receptive presence that is listening, awareness itself.
IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2019-11-07 Belonging: The Racially Aware Bodhisattva 60:17
  Ruth King
2019 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life

2019-11-07 Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation – Releasing Blame 37:50
  Tara Brach
This meditation explores the meaning of forgiveness and its role in healing and transformation. We then are guided in a forgiveness practice that helps us release the armoring of blame, and inhabit an inclusive and open heart (given at the Fall 2019 IMCW 7-Day Silent Retreat).
2019 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life

2019-11-06 Trusting Who We Are (retreat talk) 60:47
  Tara Brach
When we are suffering, we are believing something untrue – usually a limiting story about who we are. This talk explores the roots of our self-doubts, and the teachings and practices that remind us of our basic goodness – the loving awareness that is our source (given at the Fall 2019 IMCW 7-Day Silent Retreat – 2019-11-06).
2019 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life

2019-11-06 Meditation: Opening into the Space of Loving Presence 40:50
  Jonathan Foust
Drawing on the principles of Open Focus and Metta Meditation, you'll be guided through a systematic inquiry into the 'felt sense' of space in and around your body as well as the feeling of gratitude, appreciation, kindness, compassion and joy.
2019 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life

2019-11-05 The "Salad Dressing" Discourse: The Three Characteristics - Not Personal, Permanent, or Perfect 56:41
  Ruth King
2019 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life

2019-11-05 Mudhita Meditation:Joy and Pain: Like Sunshine and Rain 38:32
  Sebene Selassie
2019 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life

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