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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.
2017-10-28 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
2017-03-19 Metta and the obstacles to cultivating kindness 50:18
An overview of the five hindrances, and some tools for working with difficult emotions and mind-states that get in the way of cultivating metta
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat
2017-03-19 Metta for Self 55:15
Practising metta for the benefactor, then oneself
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat
2017-03-18 Mindfulness Of Body and Breathing 55:21
Instructions and guided meditation, beginning with body scan, inviting ease, in mindfulness of breathing.
Strengthening the Heart, Cultivating Kindness: Metta Retreat
2015-11-28 The Miracle Of Metta 49:47
Exploring Metta as a purification practice, and as a foundation for spiritual friendship and dharma service.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-23 Guided Mudita Meditation 58:42
Exploring mudita for the benefactor and oneself.
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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