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Jill Shepherd's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Jill Shepherd
Wisdom and compassion are two themes that inform my current exploration of the dharma, and I aspire to integrate these as fully as I can in both formal practice and daily life.
2018-02-03 Introduction To Mindfulness Of Breathing 59:01
Brief introduction to mindfulness and guided mindfulness of breathing, beginning with short body scan - inviting relaxation.
The Path to Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2017-12-03 Dukkha, and the ending of Dukkha ... 60:37
... and the ending of this retreat. The Four Noble Truths as a refuge, and suggestions for transitioning from retreat practice to daily life, using the ten parami of generosity, renunciation, ethical conduct, wisdom, energy, patience, truthfulness, resolve, kindness, and equanimity
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-11-25 Dana as a Spiritual Practice 55:25
Generosity as a support for many other skillful mental qualities.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-11-22 Guided Mudita Meditation 46:10
A short introduction to Mudita (appreciative Joy)and a short guided meditation.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-11-19 Right Effort - Part 4 51:52
An overview of the seven factors of awakening, and right effort refining towards effortlessness.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-11-12 Right Effort - Part 3 50:49
An overview of the four Brahma Vihara practices - kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity - as a support for cultivating skillful mind states.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-11-05 Right Effort - Part Two 53:06
Exploring the first two of the "Four Great Efforts", and the benefits of seclusion as a support for samadhi and sati.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-11-05 Morning instructions: Samadhi And Sati 45:14
Instructions and guided meditation exploring mindfulness of breathing, sounds, thoughts and choiceless awareness.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-10-31 Mindfulness Of Mind 43:28
Instructions and guided meditation. Bring awareness to mental states.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-10-29 Viriya - Energy/Effort 46:31
Ways of finding and maintaining balanced energy and effort.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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