Read the Dīgha Nikāya: The Long Discourses of the Buddha

Come together in Saṅgha to read the majestic first collection in the Pāli Canon, the Dīgha Nikāya, or “Long Discourses of the Buddha.”

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Retreat: Haṭha Yoga Sadhana (Summer 2019)

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Home Retreat: Living the Dhamma (Summer 2020)

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At Home in Our Hearts: Practicing with Adoption, Fostering, and Birth Family Rupture

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The Great Matter of Birth and Death

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Vastness and Collective Liberation: Mahāyāna View and Practice

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Mettā is a Prayer for World Peace: Brahmavihāra Practice and Interdependence

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Buddhism & Hatha Yoga

Buddhism and Yoga: Integrating the Traditions

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The Radical Inquiry of Buddhist Mindfulness: Cultivating Satipaṭṭhāna

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Trauma-Centered Mindfulness: Insights from Organic Intelligence and Polyvagal Theory

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Identity, Positionality, and Ancestral Karma

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5 Foundations of Practice: Giving, Ethics, Heavens, Dangers, Renunciation

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How to Practice: Instructions for Beginners in Meditation and Movement

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The Noble Eightfold Path to the End of Dissatisfaction

Talks and meditations on the Noble Eightfold Path, the Buddha’s instructions for individual and collective liberation. Given at Insight Meditation Satsang May 2019 - Dec 2021.

243 talks & meditations (130 hours of audio), with supplementary resources.

History of Yoga Course

Intro to the History of Yoga: Philosophy, Practice, Transformation

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