Monthly Archives: August 2012

8/26/2012 – Joy

Wendy directed our attention to Joy, the third of the Brahma Viharas, and used a quite joyful talk by Jack Kornfield titled “Joy and its Causes” from Nov 15 2010 to set up the discussion, a talk you can find … Continue reading

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8/19/2012 – The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Payton Swick guided our reflections on The Stories We Tell Ourselves, and how those shape our entire life experience, using excerpts from a talk by Robina Courtin, which can be found at http://www.zencast.org/zencast_117_bodhicitta good follow-up article can be found at … Continue reading

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8/12/2012 – Self and Not Self

Rebecca tuided our reflections, using material from¬†Donald Rothberg, ¬†“Self and Not Self, The Core Teachings of the Buddha” You can access a dharma talk on this topic by Rothberg at http://dharmaseed.org/teacher/55/talk/16969/ And he also offers a 20+minute guided meditation on … Continue reading

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8/5/2012 – Effort and Effortlessness

Sam guided our reflections today, using a recent retreat talk (July 20) by Christina Feldman, on Effort and Effortlessness, which you can listen to or review at http://dharmaseed.org/teacher/44/talk/16810/

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