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Brian Lesage's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Brian Lesage
Brian Lesage has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. He was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. His training in Vipassana Meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, and India as well as numerous retreats in the U.S. He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide.
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2017-06-20 Lessons From Emptiness: Interdependence 48:24
This talk offers what we can learn for our daily lives when we use the lens of emptiness and interdependence.
Emptiness: A Meditation & Study Retreat for Experienced Students
2017-06-18 Implicit bias and the practice of sense restraint 58:29
This talk explores the context of the historical Buddha and how it brings relevance to the practice of sense restraint in addressing implicit bias.
Emptiness: A Meditation & Study Retreat for Experienced Students
2017-06-16 The Two truths: Conventional and Ultimate 52:39
This talk explores the teaching of two truths and connects it with our meditation practice.
Emptiness: A Meditation & Study Retreat for Experienced Students
2017-06-14 Entry Into Emptiness: Honoring and Settling In. 55:31
This talk offers reflection on honoring tradition and settling into meditation from one perspective on emptiness.
Emptiness: A Meditation & Study Retreat for Experienced Students
2017-06-14 Brief and simple guided meditation for arriving into retreat. 41:43
Emptiness: A Meditation & Study Retreat for Experienced Students
2015-12-01 Wise Speech 50:55
This talk offers reflections about wise speech in the context at the end of a retreat and the context of our lives in general.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-25 The Mystery Of It All 50:29
This talk explores the dimension of mystery of our spiritual journey
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-17 The Birth Of The Self 56:03
This talk shares reflections on seeing the arising of the narrow sense of self in our meditation practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-10 Introduction To Dependent Origination 52:40
This talk introduces the teaching of dependent origination as a foundation for our medittation
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-09 Introduction and Guided Compassion Practice 46:29
This talk introduces the practice of compassion and offers a guided meditation
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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