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Sharon Salzberg's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Sharon Salzberg
The most compelling part of my practice right now comes in the form of my writing. For a long time, I've focused my teaching and writing on lovingkindness. Now as I look more deeply into lovingkindness, I find that it actually rests on another foundation, the expression of faith.
2006-02-13 Introduction To Metta 49:52
Metta Retreat
2006-02-12 Opening Talk, Metta Retreat: Sharon, Mark, Linda 52:00
Metta Retreat
2006-02-10 Brahma Viharas 47:40
instructions on the Buddha's meditation on cultivating the four Brahma Viharas--lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity
Vipassana Retreat
2006-02-06 Doubt 48:46
Vipassana Retreat
2005-02-12 Faith 55:25
2005-01-31 4 Brahma Viharas 53:58
2004-12-12 Going Home 56:18
2004-12-05 Unknown 53:04
2004-11-27 Working with Hindrances through Concentration and Mindfulness 52:05
2004-11-27 Working With Hindrance Through Concentration And Mindfulness 52:09
This teaching begins with an overview of the Five Hindrances: Desire, Aversion, Sloth and Torpor, Restlessness, and Doubt and continues with a thorough discussion of the Five Jhanic Factors: Aiming one’s mind, Investigation, Raptness, Comfort in Being, and One-pointedness which the meditator uses to effectively deal with and utilize the Five Hindrances in deepening her/his practice. The meditator gains perspective, alertness, connection, caring, and energy.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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