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Retreat Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

Wise Concentration: Steadying the Mind

2012-12-18 (6 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

  
2012-12-18 Opening Talk - Welcome 1:16:47
Marcia Rose
2012-12-19 Meditation Instructions: Tranquility 5:56
Pat Coffey
Emphasis in instructions is the cultivation of ease, relaxation and tranquility. Note: power failure interrupted recording
2012-12-19 Sitting and Walking Instructions 20:03
Pat Coffey
2012-12-19 Morning Meditation Instructions 48:26
Marcia Rose
2012-12-19 Samadhi: Gateway to Freedom 62:43
Pat Coffey
The cultivation of samadhi is more than just focusing the mind. The tranquility of deep samadhi is the foundation for insight and awakening
2012-12-20 Guided Concentration/Samatha Sit 43:12
Marcia Rose
2012-12-20 Metta - The Heart's Release 1:14:58
Marcia Rose
There is tremendous fullness of energy constituted by great confidence, strength and very clear straight forwardness that comes from a loving heart... that comes from the heart of Metta.
2012-12-21 Challenging Energies: How To Attend and Befriend 42:48
Pat Coffey
In practice we are often beset by challenging energies. Cultivating a skillful relationship to them is key to awakening.
2012-12-22 Practice Instructions 41:01
Marcia Rose
2012-12-22 Practice Here And There - Practice Everywhere 67:59
Marcia Rose
Exploring what we learned in this retreat and how it translates as good support and protection in out lives in the larger world.
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