archive of unedited
Recordings and Transcripts of Godwin’s Talks

Transcripts

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The Gentle Way of Buddhist Meditation (Hong Kong, 1997).

Living Meditation (Hong Kong, 1998).

The End of Suffering (Hong Kong, 1999).

Learning through Meditation (Netherlands, 1996 & 1998).

 

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Audio

 

Talks in Germany
(1988)
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1: Practice in Daily Life
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2: Meditation Instructions
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3: Problems in Meditation
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4: Meditation and Everyday Life
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5: Buddhism in the West 1
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6: Buddhism in the West 2
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Buddhist Society, London, England (1991)`
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Meditation as a Source of Joy
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Buddhist Society, London who retain the copyright

 

Talks in Buddhistische Gesellschaft Hamburg, Germany
(August 7-12, 1991)
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1: How Culture makes a Difference in Meditation
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The differences in teaching meditation to people from various cultural backgrounds (with German translation)

2: The Importance of Awareness
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Discussion about the importance of maintaining awareness and the role of thoughts

3: Emotions
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The different types of emotions that arise and how to deal with them

4: Psychological Wounds
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Psychological wounds that have arisen in childhood and in relationships

5: Review of Meditation Techniques
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Review of the different meditation techniques that are recommended (with German translation)

6: Meditation and Daily Life
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How to turn daily life into a continual practice of meditation

 

Talks in Germany (1991)
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1: Meditation Techniques
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2: Psychological Wounds
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3: Psychological Wounds
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4: Breathing Meditation
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6: Problems in Meditation
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7: Buddhism in the West
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8: Monsters
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9: Meditation in Daily Life
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Talks in Germany 2nd set (1991)  NEW - AUG 2016 
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1: Meditation Techniques
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2: Psychological Wounds
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3: Psychological Wounds
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Talks in Singapore (June and July 1992)
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1: original file missing

2: Thoughts, Emotions, and Sensations (Thursday, 18th June 1992)
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Discussion on how to deal with Thoughts, Emotions, and Sensations

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4: Joy and Lightness in Meditation (Thursday, 25th June 1992)
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How meditation can help us experience joy and lightness, and questions about pain.

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6: Meditation on Breathing (Thursday, 2nd July 1992)
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Various aspects of meditation on breathing and clarifications regarding the practice.

7: Awareness or Mindfulness (Friday, 3rd July 1992)
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The importance of awareness and how it can free us from negative emotions.

8: Research into Rebirth (Thursday, 9th July 1992)
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A talk about research into rebirth cases in Sri Lanka:
the types of cases, their interpretation, and its relevance for meditation.

Some more talks given during the same period (exact dates unknown)

Guided Meditation on Non-Self (Anatta) (1992)
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Guided meditation on Non-Self, or egolessness, followed by a short talk on the subject

Loving-Kindness in Meditation and Daily Life (1992)
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Meditation and Discussion (1992)
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The benefits of Loving-Kindness, and a guided meditation

 

A second series of talks given in Singapore (dates unknown)
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1: Loving-Kindness
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2: original file missing

3: Emotions
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4: Thoughts
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5: Everyday Life
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Aspects of Meditation
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Various aspects of meditation, and questions about death

Meditation and Discussion
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Various aspects of meditation, and questions about death

The Four Noble Truths
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Various aspects of meditation, and questions about death

 

Talks in Nilambe, Sri Lanka (1992)
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1: Attachment and Meditation (Saturday, 29th February 1992)
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2: Discussion (Friday, 6th March 1992)
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3: Anapanasati (Breathing Meditation) (Saturday, 7th March 1992)
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Talks in South Africa (1993)
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1: Psychological Wounds
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2: Relationships
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3: Guildelines for Daily Practice
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Talks in South Africa (1995)
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1: Guidelines for Practice in Daily Life
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2: Holiday
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3: The Mirror like Mind
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4: Wounds
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5: Your Friend the Breath
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6: Loving Kindness
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7a: Aspects of Mindfulness
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7b: The Four Noble Truths
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8: Final Talk
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Talks in Hong Kong (7th – 13th October, 1996)
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October 7th
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October 8th
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October 9th
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October 10th (1)
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October 10th (2)
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October 12th
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October 13th (1)
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October 13th (2)
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October 13th (3)
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October 13th (4)
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Talks in the Netherlands (July 1996)
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Amsterdam

Practice Opportunities in Daily Life Thursday, 18th July 1996)
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retreat talks in Zonnewende

1: Guidelines for Meditation (Tuesday, 23th July 1996)
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2: Healing Wounds using Meditation (Wednesday, 24th July 1996)
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3: Working with Emotions (Thursday, 25th July 1996)
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4: The Four Noble Truths (Friday, 26th July 1996)
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5: Meditation in Daily Life (Saturday, 27th July 1996)
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Amsterdam

Calm and Insight (Tuesday, 30th July 1996)
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On Chanting (Tuesday, 30th July 1996)
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Guided Meditation: Healing Wounds using Loving-Kindness (July 1996)
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Talks in the Netherlands 2nd set (1996)  NEW - AUG 2016 
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Emotions
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Guidelines for Practice
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Healing Wounds
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How to heal Wounds
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Meditation in Everyday Life, 1
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Meditation in Everyday Life, 2
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The Four Noble Truths
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Talks in Germany (1996)  NEW - AUG 2016 
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1. Discoveries
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2. Meditation on Breathing
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3. Loving-Kindness
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4. Emotions
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5. Stillness
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6. Relationships
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7.The Four Noble Truths
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8. Everyday Life
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Talks in the Netherlands (July 1998)
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1: The Importance of Awareness (Friday, 17th July 1998)
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2: Loving-Kindness (Saturday, 18th July 1998)
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3: Dealing with Relationships (Sunday, 19th July 1998)
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4: Tools to be used in Meditation (Monday, 20th July 1998)
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5: Negative and Positive use of Thoughts (Tuesday, 21th July 1998)
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6: The Four Noble Truths (Thursday, 23th July 1998)
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7: Meditation Techniques (Thursday, 23th July 1998)
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8: Meditation for Life and Death (Friday, 24th July 1998)
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Lightness in Life and Death
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On Integrating Meditation in Daily Life
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Guided Meditation : The Mirror-like Mind
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Talks in Germany (1998)
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1: Awareness
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2: Metta
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3: Monsters
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4: Relationships
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5: The Four Noble
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Talks in Germany, 2nd set (1998)  NEW - AUG 2016 
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1. Awareness
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2. Loving-Kindness
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3. Monsters
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4. Relationships
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5. The Four Noble Truths
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6. Meditation Techniques
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7. Everyday Life
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Talks in South Africa (dates unknown)
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The Benefits of Loving-Kindness
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Handling Emotions
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