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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.
2003-08-21 Waking Up In Relationship 53:37
Learning to apply the practice to the complex world of relationship.
2003-08-19 Training The Heart 55:21
Through the use of Thai Forest stories, this talk discusses ways and aspects of the importance of training the heart and taming the mind.
2003-08-17 The Art Of Wise Effort 54:03
Aspects of wise effort are discussed, including reflections on unwise effort.
In collection Foundations Of Practice
2002-08-13 Second Foundation Of Mindfulness - Awareness Of Pleasant, Unpleasant And Neutral 45:27
The second foundation of mindfulness is the awareness of pleasant, painful, and neutral feeling. Awareness of the texture of our experiences brings liberation.
2002-01-04 Caring for Oneself and Others 42:42
New Year's Retreat
2001-12-30 The Seven Factors Of Awakening 54:18
The Path of Awakening is available to all. This talk describes how to cultivate innate qualities that lead to inner freedom.
2001-05-01 The Five Powers Of Mind 46:57
The five powers of mind are confidence, effort, mindfulness, concentration and wisdom. This talk addresses how they balance and work together, bringing inner freedom.
2001-03-28 The Middle Path And Freedom 49:13
This talk is an exploration of what the Middle Path is: it includes discussion on the extremes of self indulgence and self-denial, as well as fantasy and worry.
2001-03-15 Mindfulness Of Speech 48:07
Learning the four guidelines of mindful speaking which allow us to see with greater clarity.
2001-03-13 Renunciation 48:25
Understanding the true meaning of renunciation. Renunciation is not what it sounds like.

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