Sunday Dharma Talk
The Art of Reflection

The Art of Reflection

June 27, 2021

Reflection, perhaps, is a lost art.  But it's an art that a dharma student must learn.  In this talk  Peter Doobinin describes how we learn to develop the art of reflection. The talk was given at Downtown Meditation Community in 2018.

A Way to a Reliable Happiness

A Way to a Reliable Happiness

June 20, 2021

The things of the world are impermanent, inconstant, subject to change, arising and passing.  The Buddha's path, on the other hand, provides us with a way to a reliable happiness.  In this talk, Peter Doobinin describes how we can come to know a happiness not dependent on the circumstances and conditions of the world.  The talk was given online on March 28, 2021.

Mindful of the Body

Mindful of the Body

June 13, 2021

If we can develop mindfulness of the body, the Buddha tells us, we can awaken and know a greater happiness in this life.  In this dharma talk, Peter Doobinin describes the Buddha's practice for being mindful of the body.  The talk was given in September 2013 at the Downtown Meditation Community Sunday night class.

Skill of Thinking

Skill of Thinking

June 6, 2021

Through the application of skillful thinking, we shape our lives.  As dharma students, we learn to abandon unskillful thinking and cultivate skillful thinking.  In doing so, we move toward a true happiness.  In this dharma talk, given at a daylong retreat in 2014, Peter describes this process for developing skillful thinking.

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