Sunday Dharma Talk
Be a Light

Be a Light

November 25, 2018

A dharma talk given shortly after the 2016 U.S. election.  This talk was offered at the Downtown Meditation Community Sunday Night Meditation class on November 20, 2016.  

Looking After the Heart

Looking After the Heart

November 18, 2018

A dharma talk given on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at Downtown Meditation Community in New York City.

 

As a mother would risk her life

to protect her child, her only child,

even so should one cultivate the heart limitlessly

with regard to all beings.

(Sn 1.8)

What is Noble?

What is Noble?

November 11, 2018

What is a noble path?  What does it mean to be a noble being?  In this dharma talk, Peter takes a look at these important questions.  The talk was given on December 27, 2015.

The Preciousness of Life

The Preciousness of Life

November 4, 2018

Life is good.  An understanding of the preciousness of life is essential to the development of our goodness and our capacity to know true happiness.  In this dharma talk, given on Sunday, February 5, 2017, Peter Doobinin discusses this elemental reflection.