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Jean Esther's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Jean Esther
Jean Esther, MSW has been practicing meditation since 1975 and teaching in the dharma since the early 90’s. She is one of the Guiding Teachers at True North Insight in Canada and teaches locally in the Northeastern US. Trained in Jungian transpersonal psychology and Somatic Experiencing she has been a practicing psychotherapist in Western MA since 1981 with a specialization in the healing of trauma. Her passion is attuning to and supporting the liberating intersection of body, mind and heart and helping others of all ages do the same.
2019-03-02 Morning Instructions 56:14
Body and breath
Living Dharma: Mindfulness, Kindness and Wisdom
2018-06-24 Holding Ourselves Dear With A wise and Compassion Heart 41:12
When we turn towards "what is" without resistance, with a clear mind and compassionate heart - peace is possible.
Teen Retreat
2018-03-02 "The Power Of Vulnerability And The Courage To Meet It" 47:58
Following the Buddha's teaching of meeting life with clear comprehension, wisdom, and compassion.
Freedom Here and Now: Insight Meditation Retreat
2018-02-28 Mindfulness and the Three Roots of Suffering 50:06
When we meet the manifestation of greed, hatred, and delusion with mindfulness and non-identification, the doorway to peace opens.
Freedom Here and Now: Insight Meditation Retreat
2017-09-08 Morning Instructions 57:47
Working with thoughts as a sense door.
Freedom and Ease of Being: A Meditation Retreat for Our LGBTIQ Community
2017-09-07 Working With The Five Hindrances 50:20
In meeting the hindrances and afflictive emotions in our lives with out resistance, we find greater and greater pathways to peace in our hearts and minds
Freedom and Ease of Being: A Meditation Retreat for Our LGBTIQ Community
2016-07-01 "I Have Your Back" 32:44
Guided Compassion Practice
Teen Retreat
2015-07-02 Morning Instructions 43:03
Grounding awareness in the body and receiving the changing nature of experience.
Teen Retreat
2015-07-01 Practice for the welfare of all beings 43:58
We practice meditation to recognize the changing conditions of life and how we respond to suffering in ourselves and in our world
Teen Retreat
2015-06-30 Loving Kindness Practice 29:46
Instructions for easy being, self, other
Teen Retreat

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