What are the joys and fruits of the practice of Vipassana/mindfulness?
This talk elaborates the peace, joy, freedom that arises from meditation; especially in regard to seeing clearly the nature of thought, papanca and disengaging from the delusions of mind.
The expression of inner freedom is a kind heart. This talk explores how we armor our hearts, and the pathways of awakening our natural capacity for loving unconditionally. The session includes an experiential inquiry that helps reveal the ways we create separation, and the possibility of healing and freeing our heart.
We explore five aspects of bringing our practice to conflicts - inner, interpersonal, group, or social:
1. At the heart of such practice is transforming reactivity and responding skillfully.
Also crucial are different ways of:
2. grounding and centering in the body,
3. resting in the heart,
4. maintaining a non-dual vision, and
5. continuing to be deeply engaged and acting without attachment to immediate outcomes, once we have acted responsively.