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Retreat Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

Loving Friendliness: Metta Retreat

This metta retreat will provide the support needed to touch into the wordless depths of our own heart. There, we can experience its essential boundlessness and our capacity to love and embody kindness. Teachings and practices on compassion, joy in the happiness of others and equanimity will also be offered.

2009-05-29 (8 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2009-06-01 Loving Kindness - Cultivating the Wholesome 59:24
Greg Scharf
Begins with the history of the Karaniya Metta Sutta, followed by a description of qualities and characteristics of loving kindness; and the benefits of metta.
2009-06-02 Connecting With Things As They Are Because We Care 57:48
Michele McDonald
Exploring our ambivalence around connecting with things as they are and discovering and trusting the deep quiet abiding that is always here
2009-06-03 The Responsive Heart 60:40
Rebecca Bradshaw
Turning the open heart of metta towards suffering, happiness, and peace.
2009-06-04 Generosity - an expression of loving kindness. 60:06
Greg Scharf
The practice of Dana (generosity) as a foundation for insight includes an exploration of the concept of merit sharing the power and goodness that arises from out practice.
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