Talks from a recent retreat

Helping you to put the notion of a secular dharma into practice, here are some talks given at a retreat led by Martine and Stephen Batchelor at Gaia House, Devon between 18 and 24 July 2015.

1 – Instructions: Appreciative, altruistic joy 25:00 • Martine • listen or download

2 – An ethical life 59:33 • Stephen • listen or download

3 – Instructions: Fully embrace life 30:05 • Stephen • listen or download

4 – Grasping, contact, feeling tone 53:06 • Martine • listen or download
Exploring the importance of mindfulness of feeling tones in connection with grasping and creatively engaging with contact through the senses

5 – Instructions: Listening meditation 30:18 • Martine • listen or download
Being aware of feeling tones when in contact with the music of life

6 – The elephant’s footprint 64:52 • Stephen • listen or download

7 – Instructions: Letting go of reactivity 31:56 • Stephen • listen or download

8 – Attention and perception 51:27 • Martine • listen or download
An exploration of concentration and anchoring, and also of perception and how we perceive, with a link to experiential enquiry

9 – Instructions: What is this? questioning 34:08 • Martine • listen or download
The way of Korean Son and its connection with Vipassana

10 – Entering the stream 65:17 • Stephen • listen or download

11 – Instructions: behold the ceasing 34:23 • Stephen • listen or download

12 – Compassion and intention 53:51 • Martine • listen or download
The connection between experiential enquiry and compassion, how to develop and manifest a compassionate wise intention in daily life

Download or stream all the audio files from this retreat from http://dharmaseed.org/retreats/2579/

Martine and Stephen Batchelor offer their teaching freely in line with the 2,400 year practice of this tradition. You are warmly invited to make a voluntary contribution to their livelihood through their website here.

 

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