Order CDs of Munindra's talks
given when he visited the USA
(San Jose/San Francisco) in 1977.
Munindra was a great teacher with many students all over the world.
He visited many centers in the San Francisco Bay Area and participated
as a guest teacher at the Stillpoint Institute in San Jose.
Origin of the Talks
He and resident teacher Anagarika Sujata taught a 30-day retreat
in June 1977 from which some of this material originated. He also taught
with Joseph Goldstein at a retreat in Mendocino, CA.
Some of the guests from the 30-day retreat included Joseph Goldstein,
Julie Wester, and Kamala Masters.
In addition he visited and taught in Golden Gate Park and the Nyingma
in Berkeley, CA, where he gave talks with Sujata. Ordering Information
The Talks are copied from cassettes of varying quality and
length. All CDs/DVDs are
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I also have some rare video footage on DVD of Dipa Ma,
and Munindra. It has now been edited. It is from
8mm cameras and old VHS
tapes that I, and others, made from 1968 to 1980. It is an
opportunity to get a
look at some of the world's foremost teachers who have since
Each copy is $5.
Below is a list of material. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to order
your CDs or DVDs. Send me the talk number, qty, total price, $3 for
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***PLEASE NOTE ALL CD/DVDs ORDERED WILL BE SHIPPED IN JAN 2011 DUE TO TRAVEL**
101 Ultimate Truths -Who am I?
is a wondrous talk on who we are - He talks from the Buddhist
Abhidhamma and explains the concept of self and the lack of a
whereever you look. What is feeling? Who is it that
Who is happy and unhappy? Talk ends with a Guided Meditation
led by Munindra.
First Talk June Retreat Parts 1 & 2
was the first talk Munindra gave on the 30-day June 77 Retreat in
San Jose. You can hear the birds
chirping outside the meditation hall,
excitedly listening to his
talk! Munindra explains what the mind is and
what the students will observe during the retreat. He goes into
detail on the various Mental
Factors that are present in our mind.
103 Experiences of Enlightment
What happens when one experiences the higher levels of
Insight Meditation? What are the struggles one
meditation? He relates personal experiences
104 Nyingma Institute
1977 "The Story of the Buddha"
First 10 minutes is an
introduction to Buddhist Insight Meditation
by Sujata. Balance of talk is by Munindra,
including how he got interested in
Buddhism. Also the story of the Buddha from
the point at which he sees an old
sick man and a dead man. At this point he realized the real nature
himself, and the world, and understood that he must find a way
out of this sorry state of affairs.
105 Mendocino "How long
Munindra gives a talk in July of 1977 at a retreat
being taught by Joseph
Goldstein in Mendocino, CA. He
talks about the practice and how long
it takes to have results. He talks about the
Buddha and his chief disciples.
He gives a light-hearted account of the story
of Ananda and his
desperate attempt to reach enlightement in order to qualify to
convening of the Buddha's disciples, for the purpose of passing
down the teachings.
106 Hanuman Foundation
6-8-77 "Mental Factors "
107 Yoga Journal
Interview " First Steps "
108 June Retreat Talk
109 June Retreat Talk
"Just be aware..."
110 Golden Gate Park
111 Nibbana "The Supreme
many planes of existence are there? What level is the human level?
Time spans in higher planes. What is Nibbana? How many
levels of concentration are there?
Personal stories of people who have had very high
112 Speaks of a student
who "Completed the Course""
DVD Dipa Ma Visits San
40 minutes featuring Dipa Ma and
her first trip to America accompanied by Dipa,
and Rishi, Dipa's son. She visits the apartment of Sujata, a
teacher (wrote "Begining to See"). Sujata cooks lunch and has her
questions from students who are visiting. The video was taken by
myself and could have been better...
It has now been edited down to the essential experience of the
202 Jack Kornfield Early
80's Archival Footage
1.Dipa Ma Visits Barre, Retreat talks, day-to-day
activities with Dipa Ma
2.IMS Teachers' Ordination
3.Misc Q&A with Dipa
Ma. Footage of the Dalai Lama.
With permission from Jack Kornfield, I am offering extraordinary
personal archived footage
that he made
in the early 80's of 1) Visit to Barre, MA, USA by Dipa Ma and 2) an
Goldstein, Steven Smith and other IMS teachers were ordained in
and the Dalai Lama are also present as part of the ceremony.
*** This footage is 8mm transfered to Video
Tape and now to DVD (2 hours).
203 Short Munindra Film-
Visit to San Jose 1977
Contents: Footage of Munindra in
California visiting students at Stillpoint, walking
through Berkeley with Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg and
Sujata. He visits
Golden Gate Park on his birthday and has his picture taken in
Santa Cruz on
the beach. Also a slide show collage of old pictures is included.
"Buddhist Meditation Masters" Dipa Ma , Munindra, Mahasi
8mm footage taken by Sujata
somewhere around 1969-70 on a trip he made to India and Burma
He visits Nani (Dipa Ma), in her small room in Calcutta and Munindra in
He asks Dipa Ma to do walking meditation. Sujata travels, then, to
Mahasi Sayadaw at his Center, Sasana Yeithka.
contains actual video footage of Mahasi Sayadaw. With the
is also U Janaka who
taught for for many years.
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