Wisdom - Seeing the World as It Is

Wisdom - Seeing the World as It Is

Lecture 14 of 24

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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This Lecture: Now investigate dukkha, the insatiable quality of human experience - seen in our endless pursuit of the symbols of well-being and achievement and avoidance of unwanted experience. Finally, contemplate not-self - penetrating the illusion of the "I" as an entity separate from the rest of reality, which must be bolstered, protected, and satisfied. The Course: In recent decades, science has confirmed that meditation, when correctly practiced, offers lasting benefits for your physical, mental, and emotional health. Gain a clear understanding of the essence of meditation - and how best to practice it - in 24 lessons filled with guided exercises, principles and techniques, and more. All Lectures: 1. Mindlessness-The Default Setting 2. Mindfulness-The Power of Awareness 3. Expectations-Relinquishing Preconceptions 4. Preparation-Taking Moral Inventory 5. Position-Where to Be for Meditation 6. Breathing-Finding a Focus for Attention 7. Problems-Stepping-Stones to Mindfulness 8. Body-Attending to Our Physical Natures 9. Mind-Working with Thoughts 10. Walking-Mindfulness While Moving 11. Consuming-Watching What You Eat 12. Driving-Staying Awake at the Wheel 13. Insight-Clearing the Mind 14. Wisdom-Seeing the World as It Is 15. Compassion-Expressing Fundamental Kindness 16. Imperfection-Embracing Our Flaws 17. Wishing-May All Beings Be Well and Happy 18. Generosity-The Joy of Giving 19. Speech-Training the Tongue 20. Anger-Cooling the Fires of Irritation 21. Pain-Embracing Physical Discomfort 22. Grief-Learning to Accept Loss 23. Finitude-Living in the Face of Death 24. Life-Putting It All in Perspective
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
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Additional Contributors: Muesse, Mark W.
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