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An interview with Ratnasuri

Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 - 12:07

As we head towards celebrating the life of Ratnasuri with her funeral here at Taraloka on the 10th October 2019. This is a link to an interview with Ratnasuri, aged 90, by Samantabhadri on the retreat ‘Facing Death, Embracing Life’ at Taraloka November 2013.

An alert, thoughtful Ratnasuri chats about inspiration, old age, her death and re-birth, Bhante, Taraloka, Amitabha and Vajrayogini.

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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (6 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
More on citta/heart-mind: the kleshas and inclining the mind to the positive. Working with emotions. Talk 6 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (5 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
Third Satipatthana: citta or heart-mind. Working with the thinking mind. Talk 5 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (4 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
Worldly and unworldly vedana, both in meditation and in daily life. Talk 4 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (3 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
What perspective should we bring to mindfulness practice? And the first two satipatthanas: body and vedana. Talk 3 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (2 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
What qualities do we need to bring to mindfulness practice? The structure of the sutta. Talk 2 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (1 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
Introduction:how to approach satipatthana practice. The importance of joy. Talk 1 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (8 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
Summary and taking the practice home Talk 8 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Satipatthana: A Path to Insight (7 of 8)

Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 00:00
Fourth satipatthana: dhammas. Hindrances and Awakening factors. Talk 7 of 8 clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, Prasadavati's depth of lived experience and love of satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination.
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Path As Symbol: Meditation As Personal Journey

Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 - 01:00
A series of talks and led practices exploring the system of practice in the context of meditation. These teachings were shared on the Path as Symbol retreat for mitras in September, 2017.
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