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Greg Scharf's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Greg Scharf
Greg Scharf has practiced with Western and Asian teachers in the Theravada tradition since 1992, and has been teaching residential retreats since 2007. His teaching emphasizes the confluence of love and wisdom on the path to liberation. If you feel drawn to donate to Greg on this website, he says, "Please consider making a donation to Dharma Seed instead - Dharma Seed needs your support!"
2013-01-05 Morning Reflections 16:24
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-12-31 Turning Towards The Light - New Year Reflection 60:37
Reflections on loving kindness, forgiveness and Bodhicitta on New Years Eve.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-12-30 Morning reflection and Guided Meditation 55:25
Meditation as the science and practice of happiness.
Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-11-09 Karma 52:49
An exploration of the Buddha's teachings on Karma and rebirth with an emphasis on the power of intention in the mind.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-11-03 Faith 51:39
This talk explores the way that deeply opening to the noble truth of Dukka can lead to the arising of faith and confidence.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-10-07 Patience 50:31
The poet John Ciardi described patience as the art of caring slowly. This talk examines the quality of patience in terms of its essential role in our practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-30 The Seven Factors Of Enlightenment 59:04
An exploration of the seven factors of enlightenment and the way they naturally arise and develop in our practice.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-23 Mindfulness Of The Body - The Four Elements 53:58
An exploration of the 1st foundation of mindfulness with an empahasis on the four elements. Includes a short guided meditation.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-16 Finding A Path With Heart 49:05
Reflections on impermanence and the truth of our own mortality can lead us to a sense of spiritual urgency.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-09 Taking Refuge 59:47
A discussion of the refuges and precepts (including chanting them at the start of the IMS 3 month retreat) and some reflections regarding useful attitudes when beginning a retreat.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

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