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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.
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
2017-10-28 Overview Of Brahma Viharas and Introduction to Metta 46:33
A short talk introducing Metta Practice and guided meditation offering Metta to the benefactor and oneself.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-03-22 Practicing metta in daily life 1:17:07
Suggestions for continuing the Brahma Vihara practices at home
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat
2017-03-21 Dharma talk: Mudita/appreciative joy and equanimity 56:14
An overview of the four Brahma Viharas, focusing on mudita/appreciative joy, and equanimity.
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat
2017-03-21 Metta for the "difficult" person 58:26
Instructions and guided meditation exploring metta for the "difficult" person
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat
2017-03-20 Metta instructions and guided meditation using the "radiating energy" method 48:02
Practising with the "radiating energy" method of extending metta in the four directions, above, below, and all around
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat

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