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Amita Schmidt's Dharma Talks at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center
Amita Schmidt
Amita Schmidt is a licensed clinical social worker with a focus on trauma and meditation. She was the resident teacher at Insight Meditation Society from 2000-2006. She is the author of "Dipa Ma: The Life and Legacy of a Buddhist Master." She also has practiced with Adyashanti, a teacher of non-dual awareness.
2021-10-17 Expansion Meditation 26:30
This meditation will help you know, connect with, and expand your deepest aspiration as a dharma practitioner.
2021-10-17 The Dharma of Difficult Emotions 62:35
The dharma of difficult emotions. How to work with thoughts and emotions and find freedom through them. This talk is also on You Tube via Amita Schmidt. Here is the Spiritual Credo handout that goes with this talk: https://amitaschmidt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Spiritual-Credo.pdf
2019-10-20 Emptiness Practices for Depression and Anxiety: Part 2 27:12
How to utilize the teachings of emptiness for depression and anxiety in Buddhist meditators.
2019-10-19 Forgiveness Meditation 15:09
An unusual guided meditation in forgiveness using an empty chair. This practice was given to me by Matt Flickstein, Vipassana teacher.
2019-10-19 Practices for Depression and Anxiety: Part 1 38:53
Depression and Anxiety: Practices for Buddhist Meditators, Part 1. (This is part 1 of 2 talks)
2019-10-18 Depression, Anxiety, and The Four Noble Truths 29:05
Depression and Anxiety and the Four Noble truths. How depression or anxiety can assist in understanding the Four Noble Truths. Also Amita's personal journey and experiences in this regard.

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