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Lay Teachings

The collection houses recorded teachings by our Spiritual Director and associated teachers. These reflections by lay teachers point to the Dhamma. Please pick up what is useful and leave the rest behind.

Sakula: On the Path or Off the Path, We Choose Dec 29 2019 028

https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/On_the_Path_or_Off_the_Path_We_Choose-12_31_19_9_34_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:46 — 13.6MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula Mary Reinard offers reflections on one pointedness as an inclusive gathering and on placing your foot on the path to end suffering.

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Sakula: Six Qualities Resulting in Happiness Dec 1 2019 019

https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Sakula_Six_Qualities_Resulting_in_Happines_Dec_2_2019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:49 — 15.3MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula Mary Reinard reflects on six qualities to cultivate in the mind that lead to joy and happiness.

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Sakula: A Rock on Grass Oct 27 2019 010

https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Sakula_Oct_27_2019-11_7_19_11_56_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:01 — 12.8MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula reflects on happy minds, mindfulness not being enough, and first jhana giving a taste of freedom.

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Practicing with Praise and Blame

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331971474-user-929898805-practicing-with-praise-and-blame.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:42 — 54.4MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Guided Meditation: Don’t Believe Everything the Mind Tells You

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331968335-user-929898805-dont-believe-everything-the-mind-tells-you.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:45 — 41.7MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA guided meditation by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Letting Anger Go and Noticing Peace

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329491768-user-929898805-letting-anger-go-and-noticing-peace.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:57 — 53.0MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Respond to the World Through an Anchor of Lovingkindness

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328561955-user-929898805-respond-to-the-world-through-an-anchor-of-lovingkindness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:16 — 49.9MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Refuge in the Precepts

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328561202-user-929898805-refuge-in-the-precepts.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:46 — 50.9MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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