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Dharma Talks given at Seattle Insight Meditation Society
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2000-04-03 The Eightfold Path 5: Wise Livelihood 43:22
  Rodney Smith
Are we prostituting one-third of our life to fund the other two-thirds?

2000-03-27 The Eightfold Path 4: Wise Action 39:37
  Rodney Smith
Without the integrating the wise view into our actions, our path can remain very conceptual.

2000-03-13 The Eightfold Path 3: Wise Speech 39:55
  Rodney Smith
We are most often known by what we say, externally, to others; while self-knowledge comes, most often, by what we say internally to ourselves.

2000-03-06 The Eightfold Path 2: Wise Aspiration 44:04
  Rodney Smith
When framed by wise view, aspiration begins the journey to the other shore.

2000-01-08 Illusion II: Taking What Is Incapable Of Satisfying As Happiness 42:57
  Rodney Smith
Happiness as most of us recognize it is the pursuit of comfort but ultimately cannot be found within the field of birth and decay.

1999-12-02 Touching The Earth 37:16
  Rodney Smith
When the Buddha touched the earth, he opened up a common touch point for us all.

1998-03-26 Death Be Not Proud 47:10
  Rodney Smith
Death brings up the entire range of our humanity where, even though the "I" is the loser, our sense of connectedness remains.

1998-01-01 Contemplation On Death And Dying - I 40:49
  Rodney Smith
Reflecting on our own death allows us to orient ourselves to the way things are and gives us the courage to take risks.
In collection Contemplation Of Death And Dying

1998-01-01 Contemplation On Death And Dying - II 45:03
  Rodney Smith
Explaining why we fear death and introducing the Maranasati Sutta.
In collection Contemplation Of Death And Dying

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