The greatest gift is the
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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2020-02-18 Instructions and guided meditation cultivating equanimity 39:17
  Jill Shepherd
Using the "reciting phrases" method of practice to develop equanimity for a difficult or so-called "sticky" person, someone who we would like to be different in some way, or someone we wish our relationship with them was different in some way
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-17 Instructions and guided meditation cultivating mudita 44:23
  Jill Shepherd
Using the "reciting phrases" method of practice to develop mudita for a good friend whose life is currently going well
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-17 Compassion Teaching and Guided Meditation 60:51
  Oren Jay Sofer
Overview and introduction to compassion, with a guided meditation.
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-16 Instructions and guided meditation using the “radiating energy“ method of metta practice 45:05
  Jill Shepherd
Cultivating the embodied energy of warmth and kindness, radiating it in different directions then all directions simultaneously to “encompass the entire world”
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-15 Overview of the Four Brahmavihara qualities 44:21
  Jill Shepherd
Exploring how kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity work together to heal afflicted mind-states
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-15 Introduction To Lovingkindness 54:06
  Oren Jay Sofer
An overview of Metta practice and a guided meditation on lovingkindness for a benefactor and oneself.
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-15 Instructions and guided meditation practicing mindfulness of breathing 32:35
  Jill Shepherd
Settling into retreat by beginning with mindfulness of breathing, to steady the awareness before we move into Metta practice
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-13 Closing Ceremony 1:39:51
  DaRa Williams
With Shelly Graf, Tuere Sala, Nakawe Cuebas, and Pamela Weiss
Clarity, Compassion and Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-11 Cultivation 52:16
  Winnie Nazarko
The idea of cultivation (Bhavana) is the key to Buddhism. This talk relates this concept to the development of the four foundations of mindfulness, especially the first.
Clarity, Compassion and Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-11 3rd Day Instructions: Vedana, emotions 50:28
  DaRa Williams
Review of instructions to date and expansion to include vedana and emotions
Clarity, Compassion and Freedom: Insight Meditation Retreat

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