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Ruth Denison's Dharma Talks
Ruth Denison
Ruth Denison studied in Burma in the early 1960s with the meditation master Sayagi U Ba Khin. She has been teaching since 1973 and is founder of Dhamma Dena, a desert retreat center in Joshua Tree, CA, and The Center for Buddhism in the West in Germany.
2005-03-31 Origin of "Sweeping Technique" 1:14:35
Ruth recalls learning the "sweeping" meditation technique from her Burmese teacher Ur.
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2005-03-30 The Five Hindrances 47:41
Working with the Five Hindrances and the first 2 foundations of mindfulness.
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2004-06-26 Guided Body Sweep, Body Sweep 68:46
Mindfulness to body: A guided sweep through the body with emphasis on the head and trunk of the body.
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2004-06-25 Mindfulness to Breath, Body, and Sound 62:00
Instructional sit #4: A guided meditation on breath and body using sounding to help explore sensation of experience.
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2004-06-25 Stories Of Ruth Becoming a Teacher 1:36:11
This talk begins with the First and Second Foundations of Mindfulness and continues with the sharing stories of how and where Ruth began teaching.
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2004-06-24 First Foundation of Mindfulness to Breath and Body 51:49
Instructional sit #2: A detailed description of the practice of mindfulness to breathing through exploring sensations in the body.
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2004-06-24 Guided Anapana Sati 43:44
Instructional sit #3: A guided meditation through Anapana Sati.
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2004-06-23 Instruction on the First Foundations of Mindfulness 54:30
Instructional sit #1: Guided mindfulness to body through the practice of attention to breathing.
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2004-06-22 Opening Talk with Refuges and Precepts 1:33:56
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2002-10-11 Bringing the Dharma Home 13:09
Incorporating the Dharma in everyday life. Dharma experiences from students and short guided metta.
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