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Ajahn Metta's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Ajahn Metta
Ajahn Metta was born 1953 in Germany. She became an Anagārikā in ‘93 at Amaravati and took higher ordination as a Sīladhāra in ‘96. During her monastic life she has been involved in many areas of the community. She is one of the group of senior nuns leading the Sīladhārā community. For the past few years she has been teaching meditation workshops and retreats. Prior to monastic life she worked as a secretary and office assistant. She is a mother of a grown-up son and was living a family life before entering the monastic path. She has been practising meditation since ‘84 and has experience of living in other spiritual communities in Europe and Thailand (Wat Suan Mokkh).
2017-06-12 The Five Hindrances 59:43
Chanting 6:30 Ajahn Metta begins with sharing how she has found her misery in the midst of the beautiful surroundings at Beatenberg. She addresses the five hindrances, mental conditions that not only confront us on retreat but in our day to day lives.
IMS Dana Talks - PRIVATE
2014-04-19 There Is Aging 42:06
Reflections on the process of aging, how it effects us, finding ways of using awareness and mindfulness to make this process conscious
Holistic Awareness: Monastic Retreat
2014-04-17 Evening Chanting and Dharma Talk - Count Your Blessings 52:34
Reflections on patience. How can we develop patience in our practice and in our everyday life situations.
Holistic Awareness: Monastic Retreat
2009-03-12 Morning Instructions 43:27
The Heart of Wisdom: Monastic Retreat
2009-03-12 Guided Meditation - Open Awareness 43:27
Meditation on open space and silence awareness resting in the present moment.
The Heart of Wisdom: Monastic Retreat
2009-03-09 Practicing with feeling/vedana 42:46
Guided meditation on using mindfulness in regards to sense contact and vedana/feeling arising, practicing with feeling/vedana
The Heart of Wisdom: Monastic Retreat
2009-03-08 Feeling/Vedana Arising 53:03
Looking into the 2nd foundation of mindfulness - pleasant, neutral and unpleasant feeling arising.
The Heart of Wisdom: Monastic Retreat

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