Sunday Dharma Talk
Right Mindfulness

Right Mindfulness

March 31, 2019

When we develop the practice of Right Mindfulness, we're able to maintain our awareness in the present moment and understand our present moment experience.  In this talk, Peter discusses how we develop Right Mindfulness, by keeping our attention on the body and learning to abandon habitual patterns of thinking.  The talk was given at the Downtown Meditation Community Sunday night class in 2016.

The Skill of Heedfulness

The Skill of Heedfulness

March 24, 2019

In this dharma talk, Peter Doobinin discusses the importance of developing the skill of heedfulness.  The Buddha, for his part, said that all skillful qualities are rooted in heedfulness.  It's through the practice of heedfulness that we become able to take actions that lead to true happiness.  The talk was given at the Downtown Meditation Community Sunday Night Meditation class in April 2015.

Living From the Heart

Living From the Heart

March 17, 2019

This talk, "Living From the Heart," was given on the final night of the Downtown Meditation Community Eight-Day Retreat in July 2015.

Am I On the Path?

Am I On the Path?

March 10, 2019

What is a path?  What is the Buddha's path?  How do I follow the path?  Am I on the path?  In this talk, Peter Doobinin discusses important reflections that dharma students learn to make.  The talk was given at the Sunday Night Meditation class on November 1, 2015.

Equanimity & Insight

Equanimity & Insight

March 3, 2019

In this dharma talk, Peter discusses how the development of equanimity leads to insight and freedom from suffering.  The talk was, offered at the Sunday Night Meditation class, was part of a series of talks on the Seven Factors of Awakening.  Peter gave this talk on September 6, 2015.

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