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Dharma Talks
2017-02-24 26 guided meditation: radiating energy metta practice 17:12
  Jill Shepherd
A short guided metta meditation using the radiating-energy method, pervading metta in the four directions, above, below, and all around
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-24 25 instructions: metta part 2 15:32
  Jill Shepherd
Metta as a purification practice, and instructions for practicing the radiating-energy method of metta
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-24 24 short instructions: working with pain 7:13
  Jill Shepherd
Various suggestions for working with "pain," to help maintain a balanced relationship to physical discomfort
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-24 23 short instructions: breath-counting 3:56
  Jill Shepherd
Introduction of the technique of breath-counting in sets of ten, as a support for concentration
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-23 22 talk: Right Effort 31:37
  Jill Shepherd
Right Effort as the sixth factor of the Noble Eightfold Path, with an overview of the Four Great Efforts
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-23 Karma and the End of Karma (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:36
  Guy Armstrong
Describes the Buddha's basic teaching on Karma as action with volition. By choosing carefully which volitions to follow, we can guide our practice to great levels of happiness. Also describes the results of action, the relation to the concept of not-self, and explores what leads to the end of karma.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long Retreat

2017-02-23 21 guided meditation: metta for benefactor 28:15
  Jill Shepherd
Guided meditation beginning with connection to one's own well-being, then metta for the benefactor using the reciting phrases method of practice
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-23 20 instructions: metta practice 11:45
  Jill Shepherd
An overview of metta practice, with instructions for working with the category of benefactor
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-23 19 guided meditation: mindfulness of thoughts and emotions 25:28
  Jill Shepherd
Guided meditation beginning with mindfulness of breathing, opening to physical sensations, sounds, thoughts, and emotions
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-23 18 instructions: Mindfulness of Mind 15:14
  Jill Shepherd
Introduction to the Third Foundation of Mindfulness, Mindfulness of the Mind, and skilful ways of relating to thoughts
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

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