Compassion and equanimity – facing challenges in difficult times

With Joseph Goldstein recorded on September 4, 2017.

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Worldwide Insight talk from Joseph Goldstein: “Compassion and Equanimity – Facing Challenges in Difficult Times”. Guided meditation, Dharma talk and Q&A.

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