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Donald Rothberg's Dharma Talks at Insight Santa Cruz
Donald Rothberg
Donald Rothberg, PhD, has practiced Insight Meditation since 1976, and has also received training in Tibetan Dzogchen and Mahamudra practice and the Hakomi approach to body-based psychotherapy. Formerly on the faculties of the University of Kentucky, Kenyon College, and Saybrook Graduate School, he currently writes and teaches classes, groups and retreats on meditation, daily life practice, spirituality and psychology, and socially engaged Buddhism. An organizer, teacher, and former board member for the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Donald has helped to guide three six-month to two-year training programs in socially engaged spirituality through Buddhist Peace Fellowship (the BASE Program), Saybrook (the Socially Engaged Spirituality Program), and Spirit Rock (the Path of Engagement Program). He is the author of The Engaged Spiritual Life: A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World and the co-editor of Ken Wilber in Dialogue: Conversations with Leading Transpersonal Thinkers.
2016-11-19 Guided Practice 4 -- Attending to the Aggregates 43:26
A guided meditation exploring experience increasingly without a sense of self, through mindfulness of the five "aggregates" (khandhas or skandhas): form, feeling-tone, perception, thoughts and emotions (and other "mental formations), and consciousness.
Insight Santa Cruz
2016-11-19 Guided Practice 3 -- Inviting the 'Thick' Self to be Present 6:04
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2016-11-19 Guided Practice 2--Tracking the Manifestations of the Self 5:48
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2016-11-19 Talk 2 - Practices to "Thin" the Self: An Overview 34:34
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2016-11-19 Talk 1 - Exploring and Practicing Anatta (Not-Self): An Overview 52:04
An overview talk for a daylong of teachings and practices related to exploring anatta (not-self).
Insight Santa Cruz

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