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Pat Coffey's Dharma Talks
Pat Coffey
Pat Coffey, MEd, began his meditation practice over 30 years ago and has taught meditation since 1996. He studied with numerous Asian and Western teachers in the Theravada, Tibetan and Zen traditions. Pat is the founder of IMCC and the co-founder of the Blue Ridge Prison Project. Pat was selected and trained as a meditation teacher in the joint teacher training program of The Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts and Spirit Rock Meditation Center under the tutelage of Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein. Down-to-earth real world practical dharma is the hallmark of his teaching. The father of two children, owner of several businesses and the holder of several patents, he draws on his varied and rich life experience to articulate the dharma.
2013-11-30 The Great Divide 65:18
Healing separation is the heart of practice...internal and external.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-11-26 The Joy and Preciousness of Change 59:21
Change is the fundamental law of nature. How one learns to skillfully be with unwanted change is the difference between a life of peace and a life of anguish. Mindfulness practice addresses this directly.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-10-23 Meditation: Guided Metta Practice 26:08
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2013 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life
2013-10-23 Morning Instruction, Meditation and Question/Response 38:16
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2013 IMCW Fall Retreat: Intimacy with Life
2013-05-01 Guided Meditation - Flower Metta 25:27
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2013 IMCW Spring Retreat: Intimacy With Life
2013-04-29 Morning Meditation and Instructions 39:55
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2013 IMCW Spring Retreat: Intimacy With Life
2012-12-30 The Nature of Mind 62:19
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2012 IMCW New Year's Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
2012-12-28 Lovingkindness - Instruction and Meditation 33:46
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2012 IMCW New Year's Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
2012-12-21 Challenging Energies: How To Attend and Befriend 42:48
In practice we are often beset by challenging energies. Cultivating a skillful relationship to them is key to awakening.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wise Concentration: Steadying the Mind
2012-12-19 Samadhi: Gateway to Freedom 62:43
The cultivation of samadhi is more than just focusing the mind. The tranquility of deep samadhi is the foundation for insight and awakening
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wise Concentration: Steadying the Mind

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