Archive | Dharma Talks


Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Morning Chant, *Introductions, Reflection on Dhammavihari:  One Dwelling in the Dhamma, Instructions (*Omitted from the recording for privacy)


Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Mindfulness:  Engaged – Mindful – Careful


Thursday, July 9, 2020 Morning Chant, Reflection on Saddha (Faith), Instructions


Thursday, July 9, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Metta as a Brahmavihara & Base for Liberation


Friday, July 10, 2020 Morning Chant, Reflection on Vedana (Feeling Tone), Instructions


Friday, July 10, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Practicing with Thoughts


Saturday, July 11, 2020 Morning Chant, Reflection on Kilesas (Defilements), Instructions


Saturday, July 11, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Death – Our Close Friend


Sunday, July 12, 2020 Morning Chant, Reflection on Renunciation, Instructions


Sunday, July 12, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Walking Meditation


Monday, July 13, 2020 Morning Chant, Reflection on Slowing Down in Walking Meditation & Daily Activities and Insights, Instructions


Monday, July 13, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Freedom


Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Morning Chant, Reflection on Expectations, Instructions


Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Appamada (Diligence)


Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Morning Chant (starts part way in), Reflection on The Four Noble Truths, Instructions


Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  The Protective Power of the Dhamma


Thursday, July 16, 2020 Morning Chant (partial), Reflection on The Non-Beauty of the Body, Instructions


Thursday, July 16, 2020 Dhamma Talk:  Gratitude


Friday, July 17, 2020  Morning All Chants, Reflection on Gradual Purification, Instructions


Friday, July 17, 2020 Closing Session:  Reflection on Practice, *Sharing (*Omitted from the recording for privacy)

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2019 Seeing Things With Love: an Insight Meditation & Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat with Winnie Nazarko

September 14, 2019  Morning Instructions


September 14, 2019 Dhamma Talk – Life of the Buddha


September 15, 2019 Dhamma Talk – The Noble Eight Fold Path


September 16, 2019 Dhamma Talk – The Hindrances


September 17, 2019 Dhamma Talk – Forgiveness


September 19, 2019 Dhamma Talk – Closing Talk

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2016 Summer Sayadaw Vivekananda & Marcia Rose Retreat

Click HERE to listen to the Dharma talks and some of the shorter morning reflections from this retreat.


Sayadaw Vivekananda

Ven. Vivekananda has trained under the Ven. Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa of Myanmar since 1988. He is the resident teacher at Panditarama Lumbini International Vipassana Meditation Center, Lumbini, Nepal. He has been teaching Vipassana meditation and Brahma Vihara meditation in the tradition of the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw since 1998 in Lumbini, Nepal, the United States, Europe, and Israel. Ven. Vivekananda guides meditators in a precise and encouraging manner.

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Marcia Rose (for biography, see Guiding teacher page)

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