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I try to help practitioners approach their meditation practice and their lives with compassion and wisdom. Bringing a loving attentiveness into each moment allows us to learn kindness rather than condemnation, and discernment rather than judgment.
2004-08-21 Remembering True Nature 31:49
Although it is effortless to be MF, it takes effort to remember to be mindful. The practice of recollection; remembering that which is most true to our hearts.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-08-22 Guided Metta Meditation: I 29:04
The first of a four part series of guided metta meditation sessions. This one focuses on extending loving kindness towards oneself.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-08-24 Guided Metta Meditation: II 31:24
This is the second in a series of four talks/guided meditations on the practice of Loving Kindness. This one focuses on the benefactor and includes oneself.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-08-26 Guided Metta Meditation: III 31:37
This is the third in a series of guided meditation sessions. In this talk/guided session, metta is extended towards oneself, one's benefactor, a good friend and a person who is neutral.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-08-27 Guided Metta Meditation: IV 40:28
The fourth in a series of five talks/guided sessions of Metta Meditation. This one focuses on the difficult person and includes self, benefactor, good friend and neutral categories as well.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-08-28 Guided Metta Meditation 40:13
This is the fifth in a series of five talks/guided metta sessions. This one emphasizes metta in all categories, including all beings.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2005-04-16 Instructions - Sitting Practice 1 31:54
Basic instructions on breath meditation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2005-04-17 Instructions - Sitting Practice 2 37:12
Expanding beyond the breath.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2005-08-13 Illuminating The Path 48:54
The Buddha called the practice the path of awakening, yet we can't always see where we're going. This talk addresses making the path visible.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2005-08-17 Hungry Ghost Mind 43:21
Hungry Ghost Mind is a state of deprivation, need, & want. Identifying & working skillfully with this mental state is discussed in this talk.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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