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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2018-11-26 The Buddha's Teaching On Social and Communal Harmony 67:48
  Winnie Nazarko
The Buddha lived and taught in a time of violence and strife. His teachings offer some ky advise for our own social development.

2018-11-25 Anatta And Nibbana 52:43
  Jill Shepherd
How the chain of cognition leads to proliferative thinking centred around a distorted sense of self, and how mindfulness can stop the cycle, redirecting awareness instead to transcendent dependent origination which culminates in freedom
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-24 Taking Out the Thorn: The Third Noble Truth 53:05
  Brian Lesage
This talk explores the Third Noble Truth and how it can relate to retreat practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-23 Exploring not-self in our own practice. 62:24
  Rebecca Bradshaw
This talk describes various ways that we can explore the truth of not-self experientially in our own practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-22 Mudita or appreciative joy guided meditation 41:30
  Jill Shepherd
A brief overview of mudita, appreciative joy, followed by a guided meditation offering mudita to a good friend who is experiencing success and happiness
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-20 The Bhrama Viharas; A Roadmap To Freedom and Mudita, 53:34
  DaRa Williams
Forgiveness with a bit on gratitude added in!
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-19 Moral Restraint and Non-harming. 53:50
  Winnie Nazarko
The Buddha says to develop goodwill and compassion as the second step of the 8-fold path. Steps 3-4-5 show specific ways to practice this.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-19 Morning Reflections On The Death Of A Benefactor 17:01
  Winnie Nazarko
A friend who sat the 3-month retreat 17 times, has passed away. As she was preparing, this talk by Ajahn Chaah was offered to her.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-18 Mindfulness Of The Body - Part 2 55:59
  Jill Shepherd
Continuing to explore mindfulness of the body in terms of its anatomical parts, four elemental qualities, and as a corpse in decay, as ways to develop a wiser relationship to our bodies
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

2018-11-17 Faith and Confidence 49:49
  Brian Lesage
This talk explores the importance of faith and confidence on the spiritual path and how to nurture it.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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