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Dharma Talks
2017-02-21 13 talk: Right View and Right Thought 40:44
  Jill Shepherd
An overview of Right View and Right Thought (or Right Intention), focusing on renunciation as a way to happiness
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-21 12 guided dyad (pairs) meditation: pleasant and unpleasant feeling-tone (vedana) 8:01
  Jill Shepherd
Guided dyad meditation exploring unpleasant then pleasant feeling-tone (vedana), beginning with separate speaker and listener (allow 3 minutes for each speaker)
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-21 11 instructions: Second Foundation of Mindfulness - vedana or feeling-tone 9:42
  Jill Shepherd
A short exploration of the Second Foundation of Mindfulness, vedana or feeling-tone, as the basic recognition of any sense contact as pleasant, unpleasant, or neither pleasant nor unpleasant
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-21 10 guided meditation: five hindrances 26:34
  Jill Shepherd
Guided meditation, mostly silent with occasional questions to notice the presence or absence of the five hindrances
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-21 09 instructions: five hindrances 18:24
  Jill Shepherd
A brief overview of the five hindrances, mental states that obscure clear seeing
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-20 Ehipassiko: Come See For Yourself (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:58
  James Baraz
With so many different meditation instructions and approaches to practice how do we know which is the right one for us? This talk includes the Buddha's different methods for dealing with distracting thoughts as well as learning how to listen and trust your own experience.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long Retreat

2017-02-20 08 talk: developing wisdom, the Four Noble Truths and an overview of the Noble Eightfold Path 48:01
  Jill Shepherd
How wisdom can be cultivated as an understanding of the Four Noble Truths, with an overview of the Noble Eightfold Path
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-20 Buddhist Studies Course - Seven Factors of Awakening - Week 7 - Concentration (Samadhi) - Talk 60:11
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies Course - Seven Factors of Awakening (2017)

2017-02-20 07 instructions: vedana or feeling-tone 9:52
  Jill Shepherd
Refining the First Foundation of Mindfulness, mindfulness of the body, in terms of physical sensations
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

2017-02-20 06 guided meditation: mindfulness of breathing for calm and insight 26:17
  Jill Shepherd
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat

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