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Ep. 177 – Understanding Equanimity

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Ep. 177 – Understanding Equanimity

15 Agustus 2023

This time on the Insight Hour podcast, Joseph Goldstein helps us understand equanimity as a fundamental state of mind and the role it plays on the spiritual path. This dharma talk from July 22, 2023, was recorded at the Insight Meditation Society and originally published on Dharma Seed. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: In this lecture, Joseph explores: The literal meaning of the word “equanimity” in Pali and the difficulty of translation The Great 8 Vicissitudes, or the endlessly changing conditions of gain and loss that affect each of us Using equanimity to foster steadiness in the face of changing conditions Maintaining a sense of humor and lightness on the spiritual path The difference between reactivity of mind and responsiveness of mind The transmittable quality of equanimity “Equanimity means understanding the difference between reactivity of mind and responsiveness. So this is a really important distinction because these two words reflect very different mindsets. Reactivity creates agitation. Responsiveness really is the basis for a balanced and compassionate engagement.” – Joseph Goldstein See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at


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