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Thanissara's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Thanissara
Thanissara, originally from London, was a nun for 12 years in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and has taught internationally the last 30 years. She is co-founder and director of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, South Africa and has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from the UK. She is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Guide to Engaged Buddhism, author of Time To Stand Up, An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth, and several books of poetry. She currently lives in the North Bay, California and teaches at IMS and is on the Teacher Council at Spirit Rock, a Core Teacher at IMS, and Guiding Teacher of Sacred Mountain Sangha.
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2019-10-18 Patience with the non-production of Dharmas 49:10
Attending on emptiness: Patience with Sankara is a humble practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2018-03-14 Bring Daily Life Into Practice 59:33
Pathways to success. A metaphor for our times.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-11 Mindfulness: The Flood Stopper. 26:30
Contemplation of dukkha - non-dukkha. Right effort.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-10 Liberation Through Wisdom 57:22
Use the mind to know the mind to go beyond the mind.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-08 Sustaining Calm and Focus. 32:18
Supporting factors that enable a gathered centeredness.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2018-03-07 The Buddha's Path For Our Times. 57:25
The cultivation of the path of awakening in the midst of intensity.
Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
2016-04-28 Diamond Heart 48:37
Forging a diamond like heart through path activity in the midst of an intense world
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-04-24 Embodied awareness 37:00
Mindfulness of body and feeling. Working the jhana factors as support
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-04-23 Remembering to be here 58:25
Journey into consciousness and presence through the use of attention and metta
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-03-20 Dwelling With The Divine 36:56
Guided meditation on loving benevolence. Integration of divine into human dimensions of life.
An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

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