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Gratitude

Gratitude – Meditation

In this meditation say "Thank you" to all the people, to all that is around you and part of you ...
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Intimacy

Rick Hanson talks about Intimacy, how our experiences in childhood can impact our relationships later in life and what people ...
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Mindfulness meditation - knowing and not knowing

Knowing and Not Knowing

Matthew Brensilver talks about Knowing and Not Knowing. Mindfulness is very much about knowing things as they are. At the ...
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Entering into difficulty

Entering Into Difficulty

Gil Fronsdal talks about Entering Into Difficulty. One of the important areas of life is what we know and what ...
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Beautiful Water Sounds

Beautiful Water Sounds

Peaceful and soothing water sounds can help to relax and quiet the mind during meditation. Enjoy this free recording of ...
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Letting Go of Your Story

Letting Go of Your Story

Phillip Moffitt leads a mediation to explore about our lives' story. 1st is to acknowledge the absolute necessity of the ...
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Mindfulness Exercise on Lessons From Nature

Mindfulness of Depression 3/5

Rona Kabatznick leads Part 3 of the guided forgiveness meditation on Mindfulness Depression. Forgiveness of self is to open one's ...
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Meditation: A Forgiving Heart

Meditation: A Forgiving Heart

Tara Brach leads a guided meditation: A Forgiving Heart. Forgiving is the act of the heart to free it from ...
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Building Joy

Joseph Goldstein talks about "Mudita" as the life in the happiness of others; building joy if you will. To be ...
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Gratitude

Rick Hanson talks about Gratitude. It's a sort of a catchword for gladness, satisfaction, and fulfillment. These feelings are the ...
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Impulse To Freedom

Anam Thubten urges us to find out about the thought of our impulse to freedom. A spiritual impulse which is ...
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Mindfulness Exercise on Lessons From Nature

Vision

Matthew Brensilver talks about Vision. Seeing is feeling. Visual feeling is one part of mindfulness that can be very useful, ...
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Reflections on the Splendor of Generosity

Reflections on the Splendor of Generosity

Phillip Moffitt talks about Reflections on the Splendor of Generosity. This particular meditation is to acknowledge the practice of compassionate ...
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mindfulness at work

Real Happiness at Work

Sharon Salzberg talks about Real Happiness at Work- Mindfulness at Work. Sharon talks about its impermanence and how we can ...
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No Self, No Problem

Anam Thubten talks about No Self No Problem. No self is an old concept in the Buddhist sutras. To Anam, ...
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Refreshing

Refreshing

In mindfulness practice, you learn to train and work with this tool in an intentional, focused way. Listen to this ...
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Ripples of Happiness

Matthew Brensilver talks about Ripples of Happiness. Practicing in the spirit of generosity and compassion deeply benefits not just others ...
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The Most Important Thing

Mark Coleman talks about The Most Important Thing on the Buddhist Path. Compassion and Loving-kindness enable us to be present ...
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Nature: Babbling Brook

Nature Sounds: Babbling Brook. Tired and weary walking on a trail, you seek to rest on a babbling brook nearby ...
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Gil Fronsdal Guided Anapanasati Meditations

Guided Anapanasati: Noticing Ease and Effortlessness

Gil Fronsdal leads an Anapanasati Noticing Ease and Effortlessness. Settle in your body, put it at ease. Put your mind ...
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To care & not to care

To Care & Not to Care

Gil Fronsdal talks about To Care & Not To Care. In Buddhist practice, both are important. Don't measure yourself by ...
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Letting In The Love

James Baraz explains that the relations we have, our connections are channels of positive energies that make us feel alive ...
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The Tall Poppy and the Shrinking Violet

James Baraz describes the characteristics of the tall poppy and shrinking violet to oppression and benevolence. The mind can be ...
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Mindfulness for holiday stress

Introduction to Drawing Yourself

Marcia Rose introduces the "drawing yourself" exercise. First is to draw a part of yourself, either the hand or the ...
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The Floodlights Of Awareness

The Floodlights Of Awareness

Ajahn Sumedho talks about The Floodlights of Awareness that can help you become aware and secure as you navigate through ...
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Mindfulness as strength

Mindfulness as Strength

Gil Fronsdal talks about Mindfulness as Strength. Being careful and paying attention to what's happening in the present. Otherwise, there's ...
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Deep Epsilon Sleep (Binaural Beat)

Binaural Beat for Deep Epsilon Sleep. Binaural beats are auditory illusion perceived by the brain when two different tones are ...
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Sunshine through forest

What’s Up With Change?

Mark Coleman talks about What's Up with Change. Nobody gets away with it, whether it's a change in health, getting ...
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Nature of Awareness

Happiness of Renunciation

A monastic life with renunciation of many things may not be perceived as a happy life. But Ajahn teaches that ...
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Listening To The Sound Of Silence

Listening To The Sound Of Silence

Ajahn Sumedho talks about Listening to the Sound of Silence. In meditation, we establish awareness. This awareness contemplates on the ...
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Mindfulness, Addiction & Recovery

Mindfulness, Addiction & Recovery

This is Part 1 of Kevin Griffin's talk about Mindfulness Addiction and Recovery. He explores the recovery processes from addiction ...
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Seeing anew

Seeing Anew

Jack Kornfield talks about seeing things in a fresh way or seeing anew. Perfect for beginners who are contemplating for ...
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Opening To Gratitude

Opening To Gratitude

Sean Fargo leads the Opening to Gratitude meditation. This meditation teaches to appreciate the gifts, to be thankful while thinking ...
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Me and We

Rick Hanson talks about Me and We, Autonomy and Intimacy. Autonomy is the inner strength of independence. It supports Intimacy ...
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Gil Fronsdal Guided Anapanasati Meditations

Guided Anapanasati: 4 Forms of Mindfulness of Breathing

Gil Fronsdal leads an Anapanasati 4 Forms of Mindfulness of Breathing. There are different kinds of awareness and here are ...
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In The Flow

In The Flow

Gil Fronsdal talks about In the Flow. A river flows continuously as does our life, thoughts, impressions, and breath. Being ...
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Insight Practice

Insight Practice

Donald Rothberg teaches advanced meditative technology (just kidding). He talks about the 3 ways of seeing to aid in insight ...
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Mindfulness for holiday stress

The Earth and the Buddha

The Buddha's teachings are considered to be a path to freedom in the heart and the mind. And the earth ...
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Remembering Motivation

Remembering Motivation

Improve your motivation and look deep into your self, access the place of your accomplishments. Sean Fargo leads a guided ...
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Equanimity, The Sweet Joy Of The Way

Equanimity, The Sweet Joy Of The Way

Spring Washam leads a guided meditation on Equanimity: The Sweet Joy of the Way. Equanimity is the quality of mind ...
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self compassion

Self-Compassion Break

In this self-compassion break exercise, Kristin Neff teaches us how to take a moment to offer ourselves compassion in the ...
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Beauty, Hope, and Fear

Beauty, Hope & Fear

Jack Kornfield talks about Beauty, Hope, and Fear. The real beauty is inner beauty. If your heart is pure, then ...
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Faith In Ourselves

Faith In Ourselves

Sharon Salzberg talks about Faith in Ourselves. Thoughts are impermanent, they come and go at whim. It causes us to ...
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The Multiplication of Courage

The Multiplication of Courage

James Baraz talks about the power of community. There is a kind with creativity or collective intelligence, and sometimes multiplication ...
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Elevating Your Mood (Binaural Beat)

Binaural Beat for Elevating Mood. Binaural beats are auditory illusion perceived by the brain when two different tones are played ...
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Equanimity: Finding Balance In Difficult Times

James Baraz talks about pain and suffering in the world. We have the power to alleviate pain. Find balance in ...
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The Five Hindrances

The Five Hindrances

Joseph Goldstein holds a Q&A session about the 5 hindrances. The 5 hindrances are sensory desire, ill will, sloth, restlessness, ...
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Nature of Awareness

Sacred Fertilizer

Sacred Fertilizer- sometimes we need a powerful dose of challenges, tribulations, crisis such as loss of loved ones or unbearable ...
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Purification Through Love

Purification Through Love

Spring Washam talks about Purification Through Love which is actually Metta, Loving-kindness. She explains how Loving-kindness purifies the soul, how ...
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Lesson from Nature

Lucid Dream (Binaural Beat)

Binaural Beat for Lucid Dream. Binaural beats are auditory illusion perceived by the brain when two different tones are played ...
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