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Narayan Helen Liebenson's Dharma Talks
Narayan Helen Liebenson
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.
2001-03-11 Patience And Expectation 48:03
Defining patience, its place in practice, and the connection between patience and expectation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2001-03-15 Mindfulness Of Speech 48:07
Learning the four guidelines of mindful speaking which allow us to see with greater clarity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2001-03-28 The Middle Path And Freedom 49:13
This talk is an exploration of what the Middle Path is: it includes discussion on the extremes of self indulgence and self-denial, as well as fantasy and worry.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2001-05-01 The Five Powers Of Mind 46:57
The five powers of mind are confidence, effort, mindfulness, concentration and wisdom. This talk addresses how they balance and work together, bringing inner freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2002-08-13 Second Foundation Of Mindfulness - Awareness Of Pleasant, Unpleasant And Neutral 45:27
The second foundation of mindfulness is the awareness of pleasant, painful, and neutral feeling. Awareness of the texture of our experiences brings liberation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2001-12-30 The Seven Factors Of Awakening 54:18
The Path of Awakening is available to all. This talk describes how to cultivate innate qualities that lead to inner freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2003-08-21 Waking Up In Relationship 53:37
Learning to apply the practice to the complex world of relationship.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2003-08-23 Integrating The Practice 1:10:00
Practicing in everyday life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2005-01-05 The Planning Mind - Life Teaches Us The Lessons Of Impermanence In Each Moment; Understanding The Lessons Liberates Our Minds From Clinging 47:10
This talk explores the nuances between planning and worry. Looks at ways to let go of worry.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-04-08 The Rhythm Of Change 31:18
Life teaches us the lessons of impermanence in each moment. Understanding the lessons liberates our minds from clinging.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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