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Victor von der Heyde's Dharma Talks at Australian Insight Meditation Network
Victor von der Heyde
Victor von der Heyde is an Australian dharma teacher. His main teacher was Rob Burbea. Victor was co-founder of Sydney Insight Meditators and the Bodhgaya Development Association.
2022-12-08 Being part of a sacrifice 35:36
We’re part of a culture that is sacrificing a stable climate and the well-being of future generations for short term gain, short term convenience and pleasures. There's ongoing questions as to what values we hold and what we do to honour those values. The talks outlines the the beginnings of run-away climate breakdown, the range of felt responses, failure of the collective imagination, behavioural denial, ecological debt and how facing that can be a type of awakening, the sense of sacredness, other dharma perspectives, and questions about responses.
Australian Insight Meditation Network
2022-12-06 What is a Beautiful Life? 23:26
What does it mean to live a beautiful life? And are we called to the possibility of a beautiful life? , or crafting, of making an art of our life? Of making our life something beautiful?
Australian Insight Meditation Network
2019-09-08 Climate Breakdown and the Dharma - Part 4 26:23
An overview of harm and effectiveness in social and political movements.
Australian Insight Meditation Network Climate Breakdown and the Dharma
2019-09-01 Climate Breakdown and the Dharma - Part 3 21:18
Exploration of the types of dukkha in relation to what’s happening to the earth, views behind the crisis, the age of separation, human supremacy, climate change nihilism, climate awakening
Australian Insight Meditation Network Climate Breakdown and the Dharma
2013-04-02 Ethics, Climate Change and Practice 43:41
This 2013 talk explores the science and outlook of the time, the ethics in relation to climate breakdown and the various ways that people avoid taking responsibility for their actions.
Australian Insight Meditation Network

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