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Michael Stone's Dharma Talks at True North Insight
Michael Stone
I believe the solutions to our economic, social, and psychological problems are deeply intertwined. My mission is to translate Buddhist and yoga practices into tools that transform habits, cultivate intimate relationships, and awaken a profound compassion for the world.
2014-06-14 Why Can't the Tail Pass Through? 45:37
Michael Stone explores the Zen koan “Why Can’t the Tail Pass Through” along with thoughts on hope, optimism and despair. He describes “mindfulness as a political tool” and how we don't need a revolution, we need “embodied, moment-to-moment rebellion.” True North Insight, 45 min.
Awakening the Political Body: Integrating Embodied Vipassana Practice in a World that Needs Our Engagement
2014-04-19 Guided Meditation 42:34
by Michael Stone with focus on the tongue, palette, position of fingers, and subtle physical tricks to open the mind in Vipassana practice. Recorded on silent retreat.
Form and Emptiness: The Role of the Body in Deep Meditation
2014-04-19 Love, Death and Oak Trees in The Garden. 51:14
On silent retreat Michael Stone talks about the Zen koan "Oak Tree in the Garden," as well as the meditation practice as "a politics of love." He describes in detail the Buddha's death.
Form and Emptiness: The Role of the Body in Deep Meditation
2014-04-18 Form & Emptiness: The Role of the Body in Meditation Practice. 49:10
Michael Stone uses the teachings on emptiness to work with the body. He calls sitting "physical practice" and he describes yoga as "psychological practice."
Form and Emptiness: The Role of the Body in Deep Meditation
2014-04-17 Bring Me Something That Isn't Medicine. 38:17
Michael Stone opens a silent retreat talking about seeing everything as medicine and how meditation teaches us how to practice intimacy, even with old wounds.
Form and Emptiness: The Role of the Body in Deep Meditation
2012-02-12 Mountains and Rivers 2 55:36
Mountains and Rivers
2012-02-11 Mountains and Rivers 1 54:02
Mountains and Rivers
2011-04-02 Integrating Stillness and Action in theWorld: A Bodhisattva Serving 48:12
Freeing the Body, Freeing the Mind

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