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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.
2011-03-12 A Mindful Way 53:03
Mindfulness as: training of attention container for transformation, wise discernment way to - the beyond and refuge.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-12 Guided Loving Kindness Meditation 40:06
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-10 Honoring Our Human Journey 51:33
Mindfulness as a healing container for meeting and transforming our deeper wounds.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-10 Without Walls Of The Mind 39:27
Practice and dispassion leading to Nibbana. Methods for opening into the "deathless"
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-08 Sujata's Gift 53:04
The Buddha's journey and the four truths. The unknowing of knowing.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-08 The River Of The Self 45:01
Calm and insight as a base for exploration of the five khandas; replacing reactivity with mindfulness.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-06 The Prisoner 44:43
The light awareness illuminates the dark. Working with hindrances.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2011-03-06 Independent Abiding 41:31
Supports for the cultivation of samadhi; fruits of samadhi.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-12 Noticing The Context. 59:25
Practice of the 3rd Noble Truth. Meeting patterns of self.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2010-03-10 Handful Of Leaves 54:15
A teaching for humans, suffering or its end. Asking the world to give us more than it can. Letting be, a gateway to Nibbana.
The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet

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