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Narayan Helen Liebenson's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Narayan Helen Liebenson
I try to help practitioners approach their meditation practice and their lives with compassion and wisdom. Bringing a loving attentiveness into each moment allows us to learn kindness rather than condemnation, and discernment rather than judgment.
2005-01-05 The Planning Mind - Life Teaches Us The Lessons Of Impermanence In Each Moment; Understanding The Lessons Liberates Our Minds From Clinging 47:10
This talk explores the nuances between planning and worry. Looks at ways to let go of worry.
2004-08-28 Guided Metta Meditation 40:13
This is the fifth in a series of five talks/guided metta sessions. This one emphasizes metta in all categories, including all beings.
2004-08-27 Guided Metta Meditation: IV 40:28
The fourth in a series of five talks/guided sessions of Metta Meditation. This one focuses on the difficult person and includes self, benefactor, good friend and neutral categories as well.
2004-08-26 Guided Metta Meditation: III 31:37
This is the third in a series of guided meditation sessions. In this talk/guided session, metta is extended towards oneself, one's benefactor, a good friend and a person who is neutral.
2004-08-24 Guided Metta Meditation: II 31:24
This is the second in a series of four talks/guided meditations on the practice of Loving Kindness. This one focuses on the benefactor and includes oneself.
2004-08-23 Patience 50:43
Patience: relaxing into things as they are. Instead of resignation or passivity, patience is an alive quality that we can bring to all mind states, including our impatience.
2004-08-22 Guided Metta Meditation: I 29:04
The first of a four part series of guided metta meditation sessions. This one focuses on extending loving kindness towards oneself.
2004-08-21 Remembering True Nature 31:49
Although it is effortless to be MF, it takes effort to remember to be mindful. The practice of recollection; remembering that which is most true to our hearts.
2004-04-08 The Rhythm Of Change 31:18
Life teaches us the lessons of impermanence in each moment. Understanding the lessons liberates our minds from clinging.
2003-08-23 Integrating The Practice 1:10:00
Practicing in everyday life.

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