Video Links

ZOOM Video Links

April 2, 2020 – Steven Hick – Seven Factors of Awakening – Mindfulness – ZOOM video of talk and Q & A

April 9, 2020 – Steven Hick – Seven Factors of Awakening – Mindfulness and Letting Go

April 16, 2020 – Steven Hick – Seven Factors of Awakening – Investigation talk

Guided Meditation – Investigating Whats’ Arising

April 23, 2020 – Steven Hick – Seven Factors of Awakening – Effort talk

April 30, 2020 – Steven Hick – Coming Home to the Present Moment: Awareness of Breath Talk

Guided Meditation – Coming Home to the Present Moment: Awareness of Breath

May 8, 2020, Steven Hick – Know Our Experience Directly: Choiceless Awareness Meditation (For guided meditation see Dharma Audio)

May 14, 2020, Steven Hick – Touching Our True Nature – “Being Awareness” Meditation (For guided meditation see Dharma Audio)

May 21, 2020, Steven Hick – Joyful Interest in Knowing Our True Nature

May 28, 2020, Steven Hick – The Path to Calm and Concentration

June 4, 2020, Steven Hick – Practicing in a Racialized world

June 11, 2020 – Facing difficulties in Practice and Daily Life

June 18, 2020 – Action in the World with Equanimity

June 25, 2020 – Fear: The Doorway to Understanding

July 9, 2020 – Being Connected to Life: Understanding Dependent Origination

Being Connected to Life Guided Meditation

July 16, 2020 – Spinning a Wheel of Freedom Now – Exploring Ignorance

July 23, 2020 – Liberation Through Non-clinging

July 20, 2020 – The Illusion of Imperfection and Problem

Audio Links
Here are links to talks offered at the weekly sitting group when Steven is away:

Sally Clough Armstrong – What is Mindfulness

Tara Brach – Self-compassion

Chris Cullen – Cultivating Mindfulness of the Body

Joesph Goldstein – Working with Thoughts and Emotions

Jenny Wilks – Mindfulness of Feeling Tones

Jack Kornfield –  Liberation and Mindfulness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 

Sally Clough Armstrong –  Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness 

Joseph Goldstein Dukkha and Non-self

Dependent Origination Series

#1 Sept. 12 – Brian Lesage – Introduction to Dependent Origination

#2 Sept. 19 – Andrea Fella – Dependent Origination

#3 Sept. 26 – Sally Clough Armstrong – Clinging

#4 Oct. 3 – Zohar Lavie – Emptiness, Self and Dependent Arising

#5 Oct. 10 – Mark Nunberg –  Dependent Co-Arising Week 7

#6 Oct. 17 – Chris Cullen – Playing with the dependent arising and dependent fading of vedanā

#7 Oct. 24 – Vinny Ferraro – Seeing Thru the Eyes of Love

#8 Oct. 31 – Tara Brach – Part 1: Rewiring for Happiness and Freedom

#9 Nov. 7 – Tara Brach – Part 2: Rewiring for Happiness and Freedom

Co-meditation and Lojong – Here is an excellent resource on the contemplations. CLICK HERE

Lojong Mind Training Talks

#1 – Nov. 14 – Lama Surya Das – Make me One with Everything 

#2 Nov. 21 – Tim Burnett – Lojong Mind Training Talk 1

#3 Nov. 28 – Steven Hick – Lojong – #1 Train in the Preliminaries

#4 Dec. 5 – Steven Hick – Lojong – Contemplation #2 – View Everything as a Dream

#5 Dec. 12 – Steven Hick – Lojong – Contemplations #3-6

#6 Jan 2-  Steven Hick – Lojong – Comtemplations #11-16

# 7 Jan 23 – Steven Hick – Lojong – Contemplations Points 4 & 5

The Four Brahma Viharas

#1  Jill Shepherd – An Overview of the Four Brahma Viharas

#2 Steven Hick – Practicing the Brahma Viharas

#3 Vinny ferraro – Heavy Metta

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