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Maria Straatmann

Maria Straatmann, a retired scientist and businesswoman, has studied in the Vipassana tradition with Gil Fronsdal since 1996. Maria serves as IMC Audiodharma Online Courses Coordinator/Teacher, and on its Chaplaincy Council; she is a Spirit Rock Buddhist Ritual Minister. She emphasizes freedom through seeing things as they are and letting go of unskillful mind habits, on the cushion and especially in daily life.



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A Conditional Me 2020-01-1450:25
Thoughts on Not Self 2020-01-0942:09
How We Begin 2020-01-0112:53
Beginning 2020-01-013:43
Tenderness 2019-12-2446:16
Joy and Mindfulness of Feeling 2019-12-0355:21
Practicing With Joy 2019-10-2314:51
Mindful Delight 2019-10-234:53
Sand Dunes and the Mind 2019-10-2258:47
The Path and The Way of Tenderness 2019-09-0355:11
The Dust of Practice 2019-08-2249:56
What Constitutes the Spiritual Life 2019-07-1147:08
Clarity - Gather Thinking 2019-07-0254:52
Dharmette: Being 2019-04-2413:05
Practice Note: Precision of Mindfulness 2019-04-247:20
Overcoming the Suffering of Not Being Good Enough 2019-04-1834:32
Letting Go of Being Enchanted 2019-04-1658:28
Listening, Altruism, and Stillness 2018-12-1355:47
Happy Hour: Equanimity and Peace 2018-07-2559:02
Patient Endurance 2018-06-1445:10
In Praise of Uncertainty 2018-06-0752:29
Dharmette: Joy 2018-04-1813:43
Practice Note: Open Awareness 2018-04-184:00
Tribalism 2018-03-2249:53
Meeting What Arises 2018-03-1548:18
Dharmette: Rest in Balance 2017-12-2713:19
The Practice of Just Being 2017-11-0948:29
Why Do We Practice? 2017-11-0253:09
Presence and Letting Go 2017-10-2656:11
Thoughts On Stillness 2017-10-1812:33
The Dance of No Views 2017-09-1253:24
Empathy Beyond the Other 2017-09-0754:15
Right Speech In A Time Of Political Upheaval 2017-08-1750:19
Agitation Practice 2017-08-0354:54
Jara Sutta 2017-06-2952:34
Texture as Practice 2017-03-2154:16
Dharmette 2017-03-1513:07
Being Peace 2017-01-1258:06
Holiday Dharma 2016-12-1359:42
Dharmette 2016-11-1615:50
Practice Note 2016-11-163:46
Grief 2016-11-1057:58
Delusion 2016-11-0338:20
Non-Hatred 2016-10-2762:18
Greed and Non-Greed 2016-10-2056:02
The Subject is Love 2016-09-0848:48
Dharmette: Wanting 2016-08-3116:25
Practice Note: Measuring 2016-08-312:42
Inspiration 2016-08-0258:20
The Art of Stillness 2016-07-2662:48
Mindfulness and Not-seeing 2016-07-190:00
Impermanence and Embracing the Moment 2015-08-2334:30
Impermanence III - Noticing Change 2015-08-1849:29
Impermanence II - Unpredictability 2015-08-1157:42
Impermanence: Loss 2015-08-0452:22
The 5 Spiritual Faculties: Wisdom
2015-02-1053:36
The 5 Spiritual Faculties: Mindfulness & Concentration
2015-02-0357:24
The 5 Spiritual Faculties: Effort and Persistence
2015-01-2751:21
The 5 Spiritual Faculties: Faith
2015-01-2049:46
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 Note 2010-11-245:10

 

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