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Trudy Goodman's Dharma Talks
Trudy Goodman
Trudy Goodman has practiced in the Zen and Theravada traditions since 1974. She founded InsightLA and Growing Spirit (a family program) in Los Angeles. She is the guiding teacher of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy in Cambridge, MA.
2009-01-13 Metta Guided Meditation 37:58
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Scientists Retreat
2008-05-21 A Bridge To The Other Shore 56:27
Using the experience of her mother’s recent death, Trudy talks about ways to practice with emotional reactivity and pure strong emotion.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat
2008-05-03 Ode To Mindfulness 47:19
Why we practice mindfulness & why we feel such gratitude for this particular teaching. In this talk, the melding of mindfulness and metta become clear thrugh story and poetry.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Yucca Valley) Yucca Valley Spring Insight Retreat
2008-03-19 Us As The World And The World As Us: The Two Truths 43:07
This is a talk about form, manifested as the personal, and emptiness, the vast universal activity of the Dharma - the two truths express in our lives as our practice deepens more and more clearly
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
2008-03-13 Rain - Difficult Emotions As A Path To Awakening 52:52
This is a talk on working with difficult emotions and how they can be an expression of truth, a doorway to the Dharma.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
2007-04-20 Bringing It All Back Home 53:09
2006-05-27 Going Home 60:10
How to practice at home, how to live the practice even when affected by terror--how to let go of the idealistic practice.
2006-03-28 Trust in Dharma, Trust Yourself 50:59
Trusting the path, we learn to trust ourselves. How to continue practice after the deep retreat.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2006-03-13 The Four Noble Truths 50:01
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2006-03-06 Why We Love Mindfulness 42:37
Practical tools for staying with and deepening our exploration for the breath
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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