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Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun

Urban Retreat 2013, Complete Retreat Materials: 6. Complete Audio Recordings

Posted by Candradasa to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 14:32
And here is a complete set of all the recordings from the Urban Retreat 2013, including all the introductory material by Vajragupta and others, the daily guided meditations, and Vessantara’s full series on the stages of the Metta Bhavana…

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Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun

Urban Retreat 2013, Complete Retreat Materials: 5. Complete Talks

Posted by Candradasa to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 14:23
Here is a set of all the talks given for the Urban Retreat 2013, including introductions by Vajragupta and others, as well as the full series on the stages of the Metta Bhavana by Vessantara.

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Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun
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Urban Retreat 2013, Complete Retreat Materials: 3. Complete Daily Videos

Posted by Candradasa to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 13:51

Urban Retreat 2013, Complete Retreat Materials: 3. Complete Daily Videos

Posted by Candradasa to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 13:51

Here’s the complete playlist of all the videos from the Urban Retreat 2013 on Loving Kindness. This includes all the daily teachings on video from Vajragupta, daily reflections from Subhdaramati, all of our Metta Highlights news films from around the world, and introductory talks, as well as a posture guide for meditation.

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Metta

Posted by Vimalasara to Eight Step Recovery - Using the Buddha's... on Mon, 18 Nov, 2013 - 04:07
Day two is a meditation on metta, which is loving kindness. We explore cultivating loving kindness towards ourselves by listening to a song about the Metta Sutta. The source of the words of this song is unknown, though it is likely this song was developed from a teaching the Buddha gave on compassion and loving kindness (the Karaniya Metta Sutta). The music is arranged by Kate Munger the founder of the http://thresholdchoir.org/ and sung by the Songsters.

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Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun

Follow Up on Your Urban Retreat! Five Next Steps...

Posted by Centre Team to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Sun, 17 Nov, 2013 - 13:31

Follow Up on Your Urban Retreat! Five Next Steps...

Posted by Centre Team to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Sun, 17 Nov, 2013 - 13:31Well folks, we’re drawing to a close here on the online space for this year’s Urban Retreat. It’s been a wonderful week and on the team we’ve loved being in touch with all those who took part here - as Vajragupta said, thanks so much for all of your efforts and engagement and the generally beautiful spirit in which this online retreat has been conducted.

We wanted to finish with a few posts that we hope will...
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun

Thank you!

Posted by vajragupta to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Sat, 16 Nov, 2013 - 13:26

Thank you!

Posted by vajragupta to Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun on Sat, 16 Nov, 2013 - 13:26We’re nearly at the end of this urban retreat… Thank you to you all for your participation, your engagement, your posts and contributions, shrine photos, and for the way all this has been flavoured and pervaded by metta!

A big thank you to those who helped provide materials and resources for the event. Thanks to Subhdramati and Vessantara for the daily talks and reflections, and to Manidha, Natalie Willmer...

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