Brian Lesage's Dharma Talks
at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Brian Lesage has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. He was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. His training in Vipassana Meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, and India as well as numerous retreats in the U.S. He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide.
Select from Brian Lesage's
Being Somebody And Being Nobody
Being Somebody and Being Nobody
Brief and simple guided meditation for arriving into retreat.
Bringing the Dharma into Our Daily Lives
Bringing the Practice into our Daily Life
Decolonizing The Mind On Thanksgiving Day
Embodiment Through Mindfulness Of The Body
Entry Into Emptiness: Honoring and Settling In.
Faith and Confidence
Freedom From Unworthiness and Becoming.
Guided Compassion Practice
Impermanence: Entrusting Yourself To The Waves
Implicit bias and the practice of sense restraint
Insight Into Impermanence
Introduction and Guided Compassion Practice
Introduction To Dependent Origination
Lessons From Emptiness: Interdependence
Living An Ethical Life
Mindfulness Of Vedana
Morning Instructions and Guided Meditation On Emotions
Morning Instructions for Practicing with the Awareness of Intention (Cetana)
Morning Instructions For Working With Thinking In Meditation
Morning Instructions on relaxation and beginning to connect with the breath
Morning Instructions: Guided Meditation Highlighting Sensations
Morning Instructions: Using the Tool of Mental Noting.
Moving Beyond A Sense Of Lack
Opening To The Pali Chanting Of The Satipatthana Sutta
Opening to the Pali Chanting of the Satipatthana Sutta
Practicing For Oneself and Others
Practicing For Oneself And Others.
Preliminary Meditation Instructions for Retreat
Radiating Loving Kindness
Samadhi and Pleasure
Savoring The wholesome
Sexual Energy and Intimacy
Taking Out the Thorn: The Third Noble Truth
The Birth Of The Self
The blessing Of Bodhicatta
The Mystery Of It All
The Seed Of Faith
The Two truths: Conventional and Ultimate