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Kim Allen's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Kim Allen
Kim Allen has been practicing Insight meditation since 2003, and has trained intensively in the U.S. and Asia with Western teachers, Theravādan monastics, and masters of other Buddhist traditions. Trained by Gil Fronsdal at the Insight Meditation Center and Insight Retreat Center, she offers Dharma programs, sutta study, and retreats in the U.S., internationally, and online, weaving classical Dharma into a contemporary context. Her education was in science and sustainability, and she is now dedicated to a contemplative life of study and practice.
2022-11-11 Guided meditation: metta the neutral and difficult person 46:36
After establishing metta with an "easy being" we can train the heart to offer goodwill to a person we do not know, and also to one who is challenging for us. Our hearts grow stronger as metta deepens and expands.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2022-11-09 Perception: distortions of it and training of it (perception) 52:32
How we label our experience has it major impact on how much we suffer. We can train this function of mind to be wiser and less distorted
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2022-11-02 Faith and wisdom 43:11
This pair of faculties – broadly speaking, the "heart" and the "mind" – can be harmonized such that our practice grows strong and balanced.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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