Guided Meditations, Dharma Talks

6/11/19 (Guided mindfulness, with David Gardiner)
5/28/19 (Guided mindfulness, with David Gardiner)
“White Tara Meditation” (with David Gardiner)
6/30/20 (Meditation on Opening, with David Gardiner)


Dharma Talks

3/31/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Samsara and Nirvana”
4/7/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Our Precious Human Life”
4/14/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Stages of the Path”
4/21/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Developing Bodhimind”
4/28/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Four Immeasurables”
5/5/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Tonglen
5/12/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Emptiness”
5/19/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Two Truths”
5/26/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Three principles of the path”
6/2/20 Talk (David Gardiner: “Structuring a personal meditation practice”
6/9/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Shushing, sharpening, shaping: Ways to meditate”
6/16/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Three trainings of Ethics, Concentration and Insight: Preserving, Deepening, Clearing”
6/23/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “How can we bring the three trainings that support preserving, deepening and clearing (from last week’s talk) more powerfully into each moment?”
6/30/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Anything human is mentionable, and anything mentionable is manageable”
7/7/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Why Wisdom and Compassion make a good pair”
7/14/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “What are the Five Aggregates, and why do they matter?”
7/21/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Four keys for examining our sense of self”
7/28/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Buddhist understandings of self”
8/4/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Eight Verses of Mind Training: Taking Adversity into the Path” (See Eight Verses text here)
8/15/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “A Zen koan” (See Koan text here)
8/18/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Principles of Zen Buddhism”
8/25/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Some Zen Texts” (See the text discussed here)
9/8/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “How and why we practice” (See the text discussed here)
9/15/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Why practice at all? Do we need it? What kinds?”
9/22/20 Talk (David Gardiner)
9/29/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Cracking through our resistance to finding inner peace”
10/6/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Playing catch-and-release with meditation objects”
 10/13/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “A middle way for relating to our thinking
10/20/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “See clearly, feel broadly, act courageously: Cornel West” (Here is an image referred to in the talk, and here is the Cornel West interview)
10/27/20 Talk (David Gardiner): “Replace lousy mind with loving mind”
11-17-20 Talk (David Gardiner), “Compassion as a way to peace”





Khen Rinpoche Talks

“Buddhist Approaches to Working with Pain and Suffering,” June 2016


David Gardiner Talks

“Tibetan Mind Training: Eight Verses,” Dec. 2015, First Congregational Church, Colorado Springs


“Wisdom and Compassion,” BodhiMind Center 2013 Retreat, Final Session


Bill Porter Talks

Talks by Bill Porter

“The Chinese Quest for Solitude,”  Jan. 31, 2013


Slide Show


Q&A Chinese Quest

“A Journey on the Silk Road,” Feb. 1, 2013

Introduction Silk Road

Slide Show Silk Road

Poems Silk Road

Q&A Silk Road

“The Heart Sutra,” Feb. 2, 2013

Introduction Heart Sutra

Lecture Heart Sutra

Q&A Heart Sutra