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Maria Straatmann

Maria Straatmann, a former scientist and businesswoman, has been a student of Vipassana meditation since 1996 with Gil Fronsdal as her teacher. She is a graduate of the Sati Center Buddhist Chaplaincy Program and End of Life Counselor training with Metta Institute; volunteered for many years with Zen Hospice Project. Maria serves as IMC Audiodharma Courses Coordinator and on its Chaplaincy Council. She is a Spirit Rock Buddhist Ritual Minister. Her emphasis as a teacher is on freedom through seeing things as they are and letting go of unskillful mind habits, on the cushion and especially in daily life.

Wanting, Not Wanting, and Suffering 2014-12-1015:40
Notice what you do not notice 2014-12-103:52
Touching The Moment 2014-10-2215:28
This Moment 2014-10-221:17
Non-hatred and the Empathetic Heart 2014-09-0458:00
How Do I Practice With This 2014-08-2445:09
The Gift of Effort 2014-07-2256:46
Intention as Motivation 2014-07-1550:25
Non Addiction 2014-03-2614:34
Three Characteristics of Existence: And, so what? 2014-02-2558:13
Three Characteristics of Existence, Not Self 2014-02-1863:55
III. Roots of Suffering: Delusion 2013-10-2252:58
II. Roots of Suffering: Hatred and Aversion 2013-10-1561:10
Roots of Suffering: Greed 2013-10-0854:00
Being with the Mind 2013-08-2055:23
Contemplation of Feelings 2013-08-1352:08
Loss and Denial 2013-06-2262:14
What is Enlightenment? 2013-04-3055:15
The Boston Marathon - Judging 2013-04-2413:53
Noticing & Judgment 2013-04-245:24
Thoughts On Mindfulness 2013-02-2655:00
The Kindness of Self Awareness 2012-12-2615:21
Mindfulness & Kamma 2012-12-1214:44
Dharmette: Impermanence 2012-09-0514:52
Practice Notes: Noticing Change 2012-09-053:06
Seeing Things As They Are 2012-08-2153:52
When Things Don't Get Better 2012-08-1453:13
Dharmette: Yogurt Tubs and Generosity 2012-06-2012:04
Journey Through Grief - The Law of Change 2012-06-0955:21
Gratification, Danger, Escape 2012-04-1746:04
The Texture of Practice 2012-03-0851:48
Busyness - Greed, Hatred & Delusion 2011-12-2064:49
Forgiveness 2011-12-1261:46
Cultivating Presence and 7 Factors of Awakening 2011-11-2257:25
Cultivating Presence and the Seven Factors 2011-11-2256:52
Ethics and the Quality of Mind 2011-09-0845:57
Wanting and Not Wanting 2011-09-0150:39
Anxiety and the Dharma 2011-05-3160:55
Meeting Life 2011-03-2264:13
Dharmette 2010-11-2412:22
Practice Notes 2010-11-245:10
Developing Wisdom 2010-05-0643:16
On Stillness 2009-09-0352:19
Unpacking Direct Experience 2009-06-2842:34
Delusion and Its Opposite 2008-05-2255:42
Equanimity 2008-03-2054:47
Working With Non-Hate 2007-12-1345:23
The Five Faculties: Mindfulness (3 of 5) 2007-10-1853:00
Three Characteristics: Not Self - (3 of 3) 2006-12-1457:09
Hindrances: Doubt - (Week 5) 2006-09-1457:58
Love 2006-05-2551:38
Mudita Karuna Metta 2005-12-1556:56
Holding Pain 2004-12-3044:38
Intention 2004-03-1856:50


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