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Audio Archive

An archive of dharma talks recorded at the Northfield Buddhist Meditation Center

 
Rev. Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher – noli illegitimi carborundum” – Don’t let the bastards grind you down; Energizing our lives and practice in dysphoric times – November 5, 2017
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Santikaro – Advice to Meditators: Embodied Properties Facilitate Mindful Breathing – September 17, 2017
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In Advice to Rahula (MN 62), the Buddha advises his still young son to ground himself in basic realities of embodied life before settling in with breathing. Whether the breathing or something else is the primary locus of mindful presence, being well grounded in physical realities allows us to settle, be non-reactive, and cultivate insight into the flow of selfless experience.

 
 
Sam Johnson – Bare Awareness and Illumination of the Self – May 7, 2017
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The Buddha uses the ancient scheme called the aggregates to sum up the whole out our subjective experiences. What is this scheme? How do the aggregates work together to create our sense of a self? What happens when that experience of who we are is shaken? What remains when our sense of “I am” slips away? Talk Handout

 
 
Terri Karis – The Mind of Whiteness – April 2, 2017
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Terri invites those of us who are white to investigate, not only our own minds, but “Whiteness as a social ego” shaping us as individual expressions of “delusions of systemic oppression.” Supported by our practices of loving kindness, patience and don’t know mind, she explores these ideas, along with tools for deconstructing the Mind of Whiteness. Talk Handouts

 
 
Ken Ford – What do we say to each other and what do we say to ourselves? – March 5, 2017
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Justin Merritt – The Anattalakkhaṇa Sutta: How Is it Again That I’m Not Myself? – February 5, 2017
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Ajahn Punnadhammo Dhamma Talk, December 12, 2013
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Gabe Keller, Guided Meditation and Dhamma Talk, June 1, 2014
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Santikaro Dhamma Talk: Mudita, February 2, 2014
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Patrice Koelsch Dhamma Talk: Sangha, June 3, 2012
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Ajahn Jotipalo Dhamma Talk: Metta Meditation, May 26, 2013
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Roger Jackson Dhamma Talk: Karma, February 10, 2013
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Satima Bhikkhuni Dhamma Talk: The Precepts, January 6, 2013
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Henry Emmons Dhamma Talk: The Promise of Equanimity
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Roger Jackson Dhamma Talk: Mind, Meditation, Mahamudra, and MRIs
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Mark Nunberg, November 3, 2013
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Khenpo Sherab Sangpo Dhamma Talk: January 14, 2014
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Ajahn Chandako – The Dhamma of Ajahn Chah
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Edwin Kelley – Buddha Nature
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Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher
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Vesak Celebration 2013
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Khenpo Sherab Sangpo – Bodhicitta
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Kaia Svien “Responding to the Earth’s Cries”
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