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Matthew Brensilver

Matthew Brensilver, PhD, served as a Buddhist chaplain at USC for four years and teaches about the intersection of mindfulness and mental health at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center and with Mindful Schools. Matthew was trained by Noah Levine and teaches at Against the Stream. He completed the Spirit Rock/IMS teacher training program and offers retreats at Spirit Rock and the Insight Retreat Center. He spent years doing research on addiction treatment at the UCLA Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine and continues to be interested in the unfolding dialogue between dharma and science.



TitleDateLength
Insight of Not Self and Relationships 2016-10-2343:15
Romance, Relationship, Sexuality & Dharma
Oct 7-10: Max Erdstein, Matthew Brensilver
2016-10-0957:10
Morning instructions - Breath and Body
Oct 7-10: Max Erdstein, Matthew Brensilver
2016-10-0851:22
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Oct 7-10: Max Erdstein, Matthew Brensilver
2016-10-0743:42
Feedback & the Architecture of Self 2016-09-1413:19
Practice Notes 2016-09-144:11
Dharmette: Reasons and causes 2016-05-1813:49
Practice Notes: Waiting for Nothing 2016-05-182:46
Guided Meditation (Day 6): Poems, Reflections, Silence
Apr 3-10, 2016: Nikki Mirghafori, Matthew Brensilver
2016-04-0939:02
Tranquility
Apr 3-10, 2016: Nikki Mirghafori, Matthew Brensilver
2016-04-0850:34
Guided Meditation (Day 4): Emotion in the Body
Apr 3-10, 2016: Nikki Mirghafori, Matthew Brensilver
2016-04-0737:42
Energy
Apr 3-10, 2016: Nikki Mirghafori, Matthew Brensilver
2016-04-0640:03
Guded Meditation (Day 2): Breath
Apr 3-10, 2016: Nikki Mirghafori, Matthew Brensilver
2016-04-0550:45
Mindfulness
Apr 3-10, 2016: Nikki Mirghafori, Matthew Brensilver
2016-04-0439:34
Thinking 2016-03-1336:04
Insight as the Mechanism of Change
January 16-18, 2016: Matthew Brensilver & Alexis Santos
2016-01-1744:35
Morning Instructions - Awareness and Objects
January 16-18, 2016: Matthew Brensilver & Alexis Santos
2016-01-1746:23
Guided Meditation - Awareness and Relaxation
January 16-18, 2016: Matthew Brensilver & Alexis Santos
2016-01-1626:09
Opening Talk - Welcome to Retreat
January 16-18, 2016: Matthew Brensilver & Alexis Santos
2016-01-1550:34
Dharmette: Practicing for oneself is complicated. 2015-12-0911:03
Practice notes: Vision 2015-12-093:42
Limits of Technique 2015-06-2413:24
Sincerity 2015-06-242:44
Not-Self
May 29-Jun 3 2015: Gil Fronsdal, Nikki Mirghafori,Matthew Brensilver
2015-06-0349:52
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Mind
May 29-Jun 3 2015: Gil Fronsdal, Nikki Mirghafori,Matthew Brensilver
2015-06-0244:59
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Mind 2015-06-0244:59
Cultivating Confidence in Practice
May 29-Jun 3 2015: Gil Fronsdal, Nikki Mirghafori,Matthew Brensilver
2015-06-0144:49
Cultivating Confidence in Practice 2015-06-0144:49
Love, Relationship, Sexuality and Dharma Part 02 2015-03-2632:20
Practice Questions 2015-03-2622:00
"History is Ending Today" 2015-03-2511:30
What would it be like without narrative? 2015-03-255:03
Love, Relationship, Sexuality, and Dharma 2015-03-1931:26
Practice Questions 2015-03-1923:56
Enlightenment, Truth and the Fetishization of Mystical Experience 2015-03-0548:58
Facets of Mindfulness 2015-02-2515:16
Metta: Cultivation, Concentration and Purification 2014-10-2331:07
Practice Questions 2014-10-2322:30
Balance on the Path: Awakening and Cultivation 2014-09-2843:49
Dharmette 2014-09-2416:06
Practice Notes 2014-09-245:23
Mudita 2014-09-2140:23
Some Fruits of Practice 2014-06-2632:25
Practice Questions 2014-06-2619:23
Knowing and Not Knowing 2014-03-2336:37
Failing Well 2014-03-1215:34
In The Gap 2014-03-123:02
Practice Notes 2014-02-208:03
Secrets, Shame and Transparency 2014-02-2047:06
Reflection on Mortality: The Poignancy of Being Alive 2014-02-1638:24
Anxiety 2014-02-1341:53
Practice Questions 2014-02-1311:19
Wholesome Doubt and Faith 2014-02-0653:44
How We Relate To Each Other 2013-11-2714:59
Walking Meditation 2013-11-275:38
Clinging & Letting Go 2013-10-2139:41
Working with Anger: Part 3
2013-05-0249:39
Ripples of Happiness 2013-05-027:06
Working with Anger: Part 2
2013-04-2550:16
Guided Meditation
2013-04-2535:34
The Non-Paradox of Self and Not Self
2013-04-2143:20
Working with Anger: Part 1 2013-04-1849:11
Working with Anger (Series) 2013-04-182:15:01

 

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