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Winnie Nazarko's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Winnie Nazarko
Our potential as humans is vast and deep, and can be intentionally developed. There is a way that we can learn to open to all of our experience with kindness and clarity. As we begin to find this stability of heart and mind, wisdom will emerge.This emergence of wisdom, and strengthening of compassion, are the road to our individual and collective happiness and well-being.
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2022-06-04 Integrated meditation instructions and review 58:14
Integrated meditation instructions are reviewed, on the seventh day of a 10-day retreat.
Finding the Present Moment: Insight Meditation Retreat
2022-05-31 The five hindrances. 56:06
There are five states which may arise in meditation practice that can derail progress. This talk advises how to work with them.
Finding the Present Moment: Insight Meditation Retreat
2022-05-31 Day 3 morning instructions: mindfulness of emotions 60:13
with Tara Mulay
Finding the Present Moment: Insight Meditation Retreat
2022-05-24 Equanimity 67:43
This talk addresses the quality of equanimity – what it is and is not – and how to cultivate it
Metta: Lovingkindness Retreat
2022-05-22 Metta instructions for the "neutral person" 53:34
Metta: Lovingkindness Retreat
2022-05-21 Compassion 57:11
The importance of compassion in the Buddhist path. Discussion of its relationship to Metta, and a description of its near and far enemies. Examples of its applicability including in the situation in Ukraine
Metta: Lovingkindness Retreat
2019-11-26 Wisdom In Action 63:21
This talk discusses how to practice mindfulness externally as a participant in the world. Buddhist principles for social engagement are reviewed
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2019-11-19 Samadhi - Concentration 54:22
This talk discusses the role of concentration in meditation, and how to skillfully cultivate it
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2019-11-12 Sila 44:40
The 8 fold path emphasis moral restraint. This talk discusses the hows and whys of this set of practices.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2019-11-05 Working With Developing The Wholesome 62:18
Two of the great endeavors involve foreclosing and abandoning unwholesome states. But the other two efforts involve the less discussed summoning and developing of the wholesome.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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