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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
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2023-06-12 Morning Instructions: seeing impermanence, and impersonality in the body 56:30
Nikki Mirghafori
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Energy Body, Receptacle of Mind and Matter

2023-06-11 The three marks of existence and the four elements practice. 60:17
Nikki Mirghafori
The three characteristics of anicca (impermanence), dukkha (unsatisfactoriness,) and anatta (not self) are discussed
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Energy Body, Receptacle of Mind and Matter

2023-06-10 Morning Instructions: flowing and cohesion characteristics. 55:10
Nikki Mirghafori
The last two characteristics of flowing and cohesion of the water element complete the instructions on the 12 characteristics of the four elements meditation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Energy Body, Receptacle of Mind and Matter

2023-06-09 Modern science and the four elements practice. 59:50
Nikki Mirghafori
At first glance, the four elements meditation practice may appear as an archaic understanding of the world. However, they reveal how we construct and perceive our world from a phenomenological perspective that connects to the Copenhagen interpretation of the quantum theory.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Energy Body, Receptacle of Mind and Matter

2023-06-08 Morning instructions: supporting softness, smoothness, and lightness characteristics of the four element meditation 51:44
Nikki Mirghafori
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Energy Body, Receptacle of Mind and Matter

2023-06-07 Hindrances as energies moving through mind–body. 54:35
Nikki Mirghafori
What if we consider the five hindrances not as obstacles, but as veils, coverings, or energies moving through the body?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Energy Body, Receptacle of Mind and Matter

2023-06-02 The heart at home in the body 42:16
Chas DiCapua
How embodied awareness supports and nurture is the heart
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Your Life Is Your Practice

2023-05-28 Upekkha - equanimity 59:42
Winnie Nazarko
This talk discusses what equanimity is, and the role it plays in liberating the mind through wisdom
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding the Present Moment

2023-05-24 Wise Effort (Sammaviriya) 61:16
Winnie Nazarko
What "wise effort" is, how it fits into the eightfold path, and what characterizes it. The road, Sati (mindfulness) plays in supporting wholesome states, and undercutting the unwholesome.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding the Present Moment

2023-05-23 Morning Instructions 56:59
Carol Wilson
Anchor, sensations, slight hindrances with noting
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding the Present Moment

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