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Talks by teacher, available on DharmaSeed.org:
Talks from 2017 Hollyhock Retreat, Cortes Island, BC
Michele McDonald and Steven Smith
Talks from 2015 Hollyhock Retreat, Cortes Island, BC
Michele McDonald and Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
2013 Insight Meditation Society, Barre, Massachusetts – Two talks by Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Getting Beneath The Flood Of Fabrication explores our practice as an attempt to ground the awareness of reality, instead of getting lost in the realm of fantasy that we tend to think of, as our lives. Being a Companion to the Margins of Our Minds explores how and why to bring kindness and interest to our relationship with the parts of ourselves that are the hardest for us to connect with.
2013 and 2012 Recorded Talks:
Vallecitos 2013: Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation – Six Talks by Steven Smith and Michele McDonald:
These talks were part of a retreat at Vallecitos Mountain Ranch in New Mexico with as theme: Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation. They explore the brahmaviharas or sublime attitudes of loving-kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity
2012 Kyaswa Monastery, Burma – Three talks by Michele McDonald:
These three talks by Michele McDonald explore the Seven Factors of Enlightenment
2011 and 2010 Recorded Talks:
Steven Smith (SS) and Michele McDonald (MM)
2007 Classical teachings ~ The Noble Eightfold Path
In 2007, Sayadaw U Lakkhana gave these timeless talks at Kyaswa Monastery in the Sagaing Hills of Burma (translated by Jake Davis):
2003 and 2004 Recorded Talks:
The eight talks were given by Steven Smith at Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts in 2003 and 2004 during two three-month retreats.