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Akincano Marc Weber's Dharma Talks at New York Insight Meditation Center
Akincano Marc Weber
Akincano Marc Weber (Switzerland) is a Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist. He learned to sit still in the early eighties as a Zen practitioner and later joined monastic life in Ajahn Chah’s tradition where he studied and practiced for 20 years in the Forest monasteries of Thailand and Europe. He has studied Pali and scriptures, holds a a degree in Buddhist psychotherapy and lives with his wife in Cologne, Germany from where he teaches Dhamma and meditation internationally.
2016-04-23 Daylong: Between Now and Neverland - Mindfulness: Myth, Practice and Transmission - Morning Session 2:11:12
Dedicated to the inquiry into notions that embed the practice of mind-ful-ness — the concepts and metaphors of awareness, attention, nowness, concentration will be examined. A number of exercises help to re-contextualise mindfulness in practical ways in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
2016-04-23 Daylong: Between Now and Neverland - Mindfulness: Myth, Practice and Transmission - Afternoon Session 1:37:21
Dedicated to the inquiry into notions that embed the practice of mind-ful-ness — the concepts and metaphors of awareness, attention, nowness, concentration will be examined. A number of exercises help to re-contextualise mindfulness in practical ways in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
2016-04-23 Evening Talk: Between Now and Neverland - Mindfulness: Myth, Practice and Transmission 1:25:37
Dedicated to the inquiry into notions that embed the practice of mind-ful-ness — the concepts and metaphors of awareness, attention, nowness, concentration will be examined. A number of exercises help to re-contextualise mindfulness in practical ways in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
2014-07-26 Mindfulness Infused: Brahmavihāras for Meditators - afternoon session 2:10:06
Mindfulness has become big. In the buzz around its importance, some of its intrinsic connections to other aspects of mind are drowned out. The talk and the daylong are designed to re-contextualise the practice of mindfulness in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
Being Buddha: Perfecting the Qualities of the Buddhaheart-mind
2014-07-26 Mindfulness Infused: Brahmavihāra-s for Meditators - morning session 1:24:32
Mindfulness has become big. In the buzz around its importance, some of its intrinsic connections to other aspects of mind are drowned out. The talk and the daylong are designed to re-contextualise the practice of mindfulness in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
Being Buddha: Perfecting the Qualities of the Buddhaheart-mind
2014-07-25 Mindfulness Infused: Brahmavihāra-s for Meditators 1:44:05
Mindfulness has become big. In the buzz around its importance, some of its intrinsic connections to other aspects of mind are drowned out. The talk and the daylong are designed to re-contextualise the practice of mindfulness in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
Being Buddha: Perfecting the Qualities of the Buddhaheart-mind
2013-03-09 Clinging to and Identification with Views (ditthūpādāna) 21:43
Our take on reality. Views: right or wrong ones, conscious and unconscious ones, based on our reflections or simply adopted in unacknowledged ways through lack of proper investigation.
Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding
2013-03-09 Clinging and Identification - Practical Ways of Unbinding (Part 2) 1:50:28
Our take on reality. Views: right or wrong ones, conscious and unconscious ones, based on our reflections or simply adopted in unacknowledged ways through lack of proper investigation.
Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding
2013-03-09 Intro: Grasping as the attempt to avoid suffering. 22:14
Different meanings of the term upādāna – Etymology and three notions: "Grasping", "Identification" and "fuel". Four statements and their psychology: "Seeking experience" "I am right; I am competent" "I know the right technique" "Becoming someone"
Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding
2013-03-08 On grasping and identification: Overview (with Q & A) 1:17:16
On the notion of grasping and attachment (upādāna) in the Suttas; with an emphasis on the Teaching of four specific forms of (i) clinging to and identification with sensuality (kāmūpādāna); (ii) clinging to and identification with virtue, ritual and practices (sīlavatūpādāna); (iii) clinging to and identification with views (diṭṭhūpādāna) and (iv) clinging to and identification with doctrines of a self (attavādūpādāna)
Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding

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