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Yanai Postelnik's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Yanai Postelnik
Yanai Postelnik has been engaged in full-time dharma practice and service since 1990. His practice and teaching are inspired by the Thai forest tradition and nourished by time spent in the natural world. He has been teaching retreats around the world for 20 years, and is a guiding teacher of Gaia House, England.
2012-12-29 Dharma Reflections 50:28
Practice as an entry into the wilderness.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-01-04 Trusting Our Potential For Awakening: Touching The Earth 62:05
A reflection on the importance and power of trusting our potential for awakening to the deepest wisdom of truth and freedom.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-01-01 Contemplating Impermanence 55:09
Recognizing the changing nature of experience and the insecurity of human existence allows us to open to the preciousness of life in this moment.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2011-12-29 Orienting Towards Freedom 52:37
Meditation practice is an invitation to let go of the pressure we place on our life and our self to be other than as we are, and to realize the natural inherent freedom that letting go reveals.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2011-12-29 Meditation Instructions - Day One 24:58
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2011-07-13 Vulnerability, Not Knowing And Openness 54:49
Being touched by the truth of our human vulnerability without seeking refuge in the illusion of certainties, is the gateway to a true knowing of the vast openness of life.
Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat
2011-07-10 Faith - The Ground We Rest On 54:20
This talk explores the place and power of faith "Saddha" as our capacity to rest upon the true ground of life.
Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat
2011-01-04 Being Part Of It All 56:28
To deeply realize that we are inextricably a part of a vast web of life, we are invited to open to a deeper inner connection, and to recognize that we are not different to all that is around us.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2010-12-31 To Trust In Being 56:01
Discovering how to rest in being requires us to examine the compulsive doing activity through which we seek to establish our worthiness and identity. Trusting where we are, we can come to rest in the wide-open nature of aliveness.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2010-01-04 Cultivating Parami - For The Benefit Of All Beings 60:28
A reflection on the ten paramis: generosity, non-harming, renunciation, effort, patience, truthfulness, equanimity, resolve, wisdom, loving kindness and the noble aspiration to develop them in the service of all beings.
Resolutions of the Heart: New Year’s Retreat

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