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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2020-03-04 Using The Body As Anchor (with Matthew Hepburn) 63:02
  Chas DiCapua
How to use different parts of the body and different apertures of awareness to anchor and the attention to the present moment.
The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-25 Day Four - Meditation Instructions 54:01
  Alexis Santos
Objects just support awareness. Allowing the awareness to know more.
Developing the Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-24 The journey To A Daily Life Practice 36:40
  Alexis Santos
Developing the Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-22 Cultivating The Mind 62:37
  Alexis Santos
How the practice of meditation allows the wholesome states of mind to arise.
Developing the Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat

2020-02-18 Equanimity: Training The Heart, Responding With Love 52:24
  Oren Jay Sofer
How does silent retreat practice apply to our daily life? This talk explores how the Brahma Viharas and equanimity specifically can serve as essential support for meeting the challenges of our times.
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

2020-02-18 Motivation, Disillusionment, and Release 45:03
  Winnie Nazarko
The motivation for practice changes as our initial ideas about what we "get" out of it, meet frustration. As delusion is exposed and let go of, real practice begins.
Strengthening the Heart: Lovingkindness Retreat

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

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