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Flowering of Freedom 2012 - Complete 1st Year Download

This study group breathes life into the ancient wisdom teachings that inform and support our understanding of how to live an enlightened life in daily circumstances. These form the basis of Richard Miller’s teachings of nondual awareness and iRest Yoga Nidra; they form exquisite guidelines to support indepth self-inquiry in the here and now, with our self, and in our relationships. Initially (Sessions 1-3) we examine the teachings of Sañkhya, which underlie Patañjali's Yoga Sutras. Then we turn into an...

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Complete 2nd Year Download

The Flowering of Freedom 2013 Complete comprises year two of the Flowering of Freedom Study Group and covers Chapter II of Patañjali's Yoga Sutras. This offering is intended to follow chronologically The Flowering of Freedom 2012 Complete, which covers the Sañkhya Karika and Chapter I of Patañjali's Yoga Sutras. In each session we chant the Invocation to Patañjali, followed by chanting and discussion of the particular sutras being covered. Each session is...

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Complete 3rd Year Download

Chapter III: Sessions 1-55 Download
Chapter IV: Sessions 1-34 Download

The Flowering of Freedom 2014 Complete comprises year three of the Flowering of Freedom Study Group and covers a detailed discussion of Chapter III and IV of Patañjali's Yoga Sutras along with a Summary Overview of Chapter I-IV.

This offering is intended to follow chronologically The Flowering of Freedom 2012 and The Flowering of Freedom 2013 Complete which covers the Sañkhya Karika and Chapter I and Chapter II...

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 : Session 36 (December) : Summary Overview of Chapter I-IV of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Elements that are covered:

Chant to Patanjali
Meditation on Liberation
Overview of specific sutras, which highlight the central themes that are found in each chapter, as well as the main theme that represents the entire text of the Yoga Sutra of Patañjali
Ending Meditation

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Flowering of Freedom 2014: Session 35 : Liberation

Elements that are covered:

Elements covered:

Chant to Patanjali
Meditation on Liberation
Sutras IV. 25-34
Ending Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 35 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded November 26, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2014: Session 34 Change and the Changeless

Elements that are covered:

Elements covered:

Chant to Patanjali
Meditation on the Changeless
Sutras IV. 12-24
Ending Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 34 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded October 15, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 : Session 33 The Nature of Freedom: True Meditation, Cause-Effect of Dependent Origination

Elements that are covered:

Elements covered:

The Nature of Freedom: True Meditation, Cause-Effect of Dependent Origination
Chant to Patañjali
Opening Meditation on Freedom
Chanting of Sutras IV 6-13
Discussion of Sutras IV 6-12
Closing Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 33 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 32 : The Nature of Freedom: Transformation, Ego-Identity, and the No-Image of Meditation

Elements that are covered:


The Nature of Freedom: Transformation, Ego-Identity, and the No-Image of Meditation
Chant to Patañjali
Opening Meditation on Liberation
Chanting of Sutras IV 1-6
Discussion of Sutras IV 1-6
Closing Meditation 50-50
Closing Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 32 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 31 Freedom & Liberation

Elements that are covered:

Chant to Patañjali Opening Meditation on Being Freedom Chanting of Sutras 50-55 Discussion of Sutras 50-50 Closing Meditation This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 31 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3). Recorded July 16, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 30: Meditation on the Prâna Vâyus and Bhûtas and Indryas (winds and elements and senses)

Elements that are covered:


Chant to Patañjali
Opening Meditation on the Five Elements
Chanting of Sutras 47-55
Discussion of sutras 47-50
Closing meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 30 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded June 18, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 29: Meditation on the Prâna Vâyus and Bhûtas (winds and elements)

Elements that are covered:

Chant to Patañjali Opening Meditation on the Five Elements Chanting of Sutras 38-43 Discussion of sutras 38-43 Closing meditation Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 29: Meditation on the Prâna Vâyus and Bhûtas (winds and elements) Chapter III Sutras 38-43 By understanding the changing movements of the five elements (bhûtas) and five internal energies (prâna vayus), discrimination arises of the difference between the changing...

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 28: The Accomplishments Part Two

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali" Opening Meditation Chanting Chapter III Sutras 26-30 Discussion of Chapter III Sutras 26-30 Chanting & Discussion of Chapter III Sutras 31-37 Closing Meditation This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 28 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3). Recorded April 16, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 27: The Accomplishments Part One

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali" Opening Meditation Review of Chapter III Sutras 1-15 Chanting Chapter III Sutras 11-15 Chanting & Discussion of Chapter III Sutras 16-25 Closing Meditation This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 27 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3). Recorded March 26, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 26: Nirbîjas Samâdhi & Parinâma Trâya Samyama

Elements that are covered:


Discussion on Chanting
Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Chapter III Sutras 1-15
Meditation
Review of Chapter III 1-8
Discussion of Chapter III Sutras 9-15
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 26 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded February 19, 2014 at The Sunrise Center Corte...

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Flowering of Freedom 2014 - Session 25: Dharaña, Dhyana, Samadhi, Samyama.

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Chapter III Sutras 1-8
Meditation
Discussion of Chapter III 1-8
Chanting of Chapter III Sutras 9-15
Discussion of Chapter III 9-15

This zip file contains Chapter III Text (YS III 1-55.PDF), The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 25 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded January 15, 2014...

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 24: Review of Patanjali Ch. I & II

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali" Chanting of Chapter I Sutras 1-51 Meditation Review of Chapter I Chanting of Chapter II. Sutras 1-55 Review of Chapter II Discussion and questions This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 24 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3). Recorded December 18, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 23: Pranayama & Pratyahara

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali" Chanting of Sutras II. 53-55 Meditation In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 53-55 Review of Chapter II This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 23 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3). Recorded November 20, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 22: Asana: Right Attitude

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Sutras II. 46-55
Opening Meditation
Review & In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 46-52
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 22 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded October 16, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 21: Yamas & Niyamas Part IV

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Sutras II. 40-45
Review & In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 43-45
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 21 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded September 18, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 20: Yamas & Niyamas Part III

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "In Praise to Patañjali"
Opening Meditation
Chanting of Sutras II. 40-45
Review & In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 40-42
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 20 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded August 21, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 19: Yamas & Niyamas Part II

Elements that are covered:


Opening Meditation
Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Sutras II. 35-45
Review Chapter II Sutras 35-36
In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 37-41
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 19 Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded July 10, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 18: Yamas & Niyamas

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Sutras II. 28-39
Opening Meditation
Review Chapter II Sutras 24-27
In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 28-36
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 18: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded June 12, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 17: Suffering, Ignorance & Liberation

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting of Sutras II. 24-27
Opening Meditation
Review Chapter II Sutras 18-23
In-Depth Discussion Chapter II Sutras 24-27
Chanting of Sutras II. 28-29
Preview of Sutras II. 28-29
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 17: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded May...

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 16: Subject/Object & Separation

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Opening Meditation
Chanting Chapter II Sutras 18-23
Review of Chapter II Sutras 1-17
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras II. 18-23
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 16: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded April 17, 2013 at The Sunrise Center...

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 15: Parinama

Elements that are covered:


Opening Meditation
Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting Chapter II Sutras 12-17
Review of Chapter II Sutras 3-14
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras II. 12-14
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras II. 15-17
Preview of Sutras II. 18-23
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 15: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording...

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 14: Avidya & the Five Klesas

Elements that are covered:


Opening Meditation
Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting Chapter II Sutras 6-11
Review of Chapter II Sutras 1-4
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras II. 5-11
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 14: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded February 20, 2013 at The Sunrise Center...

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Flowering of Freedom 2013 - Session 13: Kriya Yoga

Elements that are covered:


Opening Meditation
Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting Chapter II Sutras 1-6
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras II. 1-5
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 13: Chapter II Text (YS II 1-55.PDF), Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded January 16, 2013 at The Sunrise Center Corte...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 12: Enlightenment

Elements that are covered:


Chanting "Praise to Patañjali"
Chanting all of Chapter I
Review from Session 11 Sutras I. 45-48
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 49-51
Overview of Chapter I
Preview of Chapter II
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 12: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded December 18...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 11: Enlightenment

Elements that are covered:


Opening Meditation
Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Chanting Sutras I. 40-51
Review from Session 10 Sutras I. 40-44
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 45-48
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 11: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded November 21, 2012 at The...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 10: Freed from Distractions: Savitarka & Nirvitarka Samadhi

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Opening Meditation
Chanting Sutras I. 37-44
Review from Session 9 Sutras I. 33-39
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 40-44
Preview of Sutras I. 45-51
Discussion and Questions
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 10: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 9: Obstacles to Enlightenment & Overcoming Distractions

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Opening Meditation
Chanting Sutras I. 1-29
Chanting Sutras I. 30-39
Review from Session 8 Sutras I. 23-29
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 30-39
The Essential Aspects of Being
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 9: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 8: Ishvara & OM

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Opening Meditation
Review from Session 7 Sutras I. 17-22
Chanting Sutras I. 23-29
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 23-29
OM Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 8: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded August 15, 2012 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 7: Avoidance of Distractions: Samprajnata & Asamprajnata Samadhi

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Opening Meditation
Review from Session 6 Sutras I. 12-16
Chanting Sutras I. 17-22
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 17-22
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 7: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3) and Essential Flow of Meditation (PDF).

Recorded July 25, 2012 at The Sunrise...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 6: Practice & Colorlessness: Abhyasa & Vairagya

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Opening Meditation
Review from Session 5 Sutras I. 5-11
Chanting Sutras I. 12-16
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 12-16
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 6: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded June 20, 2012 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 5: Five Categories of the Mind: Pancha Vrttis

Elements that are covered:

Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Review from Session 4 Sutras 1. 1-4
Chanting Sutras I. 5-11
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 5-11
Meditation

Sutras I. 5-11 present the five principle activities of the mind, and how our identification with them gives rise to give rise to misperception, which in trun, gives rise to feelings of pleasure, pain or neutrality with regards to our...

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 4: Now We Begin - Yoga Defined

Elements that are covered:

Historical View of Patañjali
Overview of the Yoga Sutras
Chanting "Praise to Patañjali" opening blessing
Chanting Sutras I. 1-4
In-Depth Discussion of Sutras I. 1-4
Meditation

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Study Group Session 4: Recording Part A (MP3), Recording Part B (MP3).

Recorded April 18, 2012 at The Sunrise Center Corte Madera, CA

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 3: Liberation

Elements that are covered:

Review of Sessions 1 & 2
The Samkhya Karika: Sutras 46-60
The Nature of Suffering and Bondage
How Nature Reveals Spirit
The Liberation of Spirit from Nature
The Dance of Enlightenment
Commentary on Interpolated Verses
Questions
Meditation on Liberation: Abiding as Pure Awareness

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 2: Discriminating the Seer from the Seen

Elements that are covered:

Review of Session 1
The Samkhya Karika: Sutras 4-45
Right Understanding
Dependent Origination
The difference between Spirit and Nature: Seer and the Seen
The Three Gunas
The Subtle Body
Discussion
Meditation on the the Nature of the Seer and the Seen

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Flowering of Freedom - Session 1: Laying the Foundation

Elements that are covered:

The Comprehensive Map of Meditation
The Twenty-Five Principles and Evolutes of Nature
The Lineage of the Samkhya Karika
The Samkhya Karika: Sutras 1-3
The Scope, Task and Vision of Samkhya
The difference between the Seer and the Seen: Purusa & Prakrti
Discussion
Meditation on the 5 Elements

This zip file contains The Flowering of Freedom Course Syllabus (PDF), The Map of...

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