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Trudy Goodman's Dharma Talks
Trudy Goodman
Trudy Goodman has practiced in the Zen and Theravada traditions since 1974. She founded InsightLA and Growing Spirit (a family program) in Los Angeles. She is the guiding teacher of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy in Cambridge, MA.
2010-05-17 Metta Instructions 53:25
Neutral Person
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Sacred Longing: The Transformation of Desire
2010-05-04 Three Marks: The Buddha's Facts of Life 51:37
The Buddha taught three characteristics of all life as a doorway to freedom, to the pure heart's release.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Yucca Valley) Spring Insight Meditation Retreat
2010-01-09 What we're doing here 50:58
Mettafying the hindrances to death! This is what should be done by one who is skilled in goodness. How we maintain the self through excluding our vulnerability. The protection of inclusion, no one left out.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat
2009-11-28 With Every Breath, You Are Alive 57:28
This talk weaves together questions from interviews about sexuality and gratitude for humanness with the 4 noble truths and 4 great vows and a smattering of dependent origination.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving
2009-11-24 Live It Up 49:37
Overcoming the brain's negative bias. Inclining the mind toward appreciation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving
2009-05-04 Sila is a Way to Love 55:46
3 Kinds of Sila: How to work with the 5 precepts inwardly, to cultivate self/other, compassion and good will.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Yucca Valley) Yucca Valley Spring Retreat
2009-03-22 The Joy of Sila Parami 53:04
Understanding sila as the foundation of Karma and inspiring stories. How sila as respect and love can become a default setting for us -- The Buddha said sila is his dharma heir, our teacher.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation March Month Long
2009-03-19 The True Test of Wisdom 50:22
Truthfulness Parami and what the Buddha taught is the test for wisdom - how to purify the heart.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation March Month Long
2009-03-04 Integrity-Sila Parami 48:27
A contemplative approach to working with the five precepts in retreat.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation March Month Long
2009-01-15 Working With Strong Emotions 45:51
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Scientists Retreat

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