November 28, 2021
Our daily meditation is the foundation of dharma practice. In this talk, Peter Doobinin explicates the purpose for having a daily sitting practice and the rudiments of establishing a strong practice. The talk was given in May 2021.
“Over there are the roots of trees; over there, empty dwellings. Practice jhana, monks. Don't be heedless. Don't later fall into regret. This is our message to you."
November 21, 2021
In the practice of meditation, we learn to develop a stillness within. And, in turn, we learn to maintain this quality of stillness in all our posture, in the course of our days and nights. In this dharma talk, Peter Doobinin explains how we develop in stillness ... and how we're able to cultivate stillness in motion. The talk was given in October 2021.
November 14, 2021
As we make our way along the Buddha's path, doubt will arise. As dharma students, we learn to bring awareness to doubt ... and we learn to abandon it. In its place, we develop conviction. In the talk, given in April 2021, Peter describes how we let of doubt and cultivate conviction in ourselves and the path.
November 7, 2021
It's important how the body feels. When the body is stressed, in pain, it's difficult for us to move skillfully through life. When the body feels good, we're able to make the most of our human experience. In this talk, Peter describes why it's so important to learn to cultivate an easeful, pleasuarable abiding in the body. And how we learn to do this. The talk was given in February 2021.