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Rebecca Bradshaw has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1983, and teaching since 1993. She teaches frequently at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, where she leads the teen and young adult retreats and is a member of the annual Three Month Retreat team. She also teaches at other locales in the U.S., at Kyaswa Monastery in Myanmar (Burma) and a Spanish language retreat in Puerto Rico. Rebecca is the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley in Easthampton, MA ( She holds a master's degree in Counseling Psychology and works as a psychotherapist with meditators. Her teachings invite exploration of the convergence of lovingkindness and wisdom.
2001-06-09 Establishing Our Practice: Concentration And Mindfulness 52:07
Paying attention to how concentration and mindfulness work together to provide a foundation for meditative investigation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2002-06-22 Happiness And The Obstacles To Happiness 37:39
This talk describes how meditation leads to an increased sense of presence and acceptance in our lives. It also describes how to work with thoughts in a skillful way.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2001-06-14 The Four Noble Truths 53:27
Understanding how the causes of suffering, and the path of purification, can lead us to freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2005-06-07 Forgiveness And Joy 45:31
NO CD: This talk discusses how forgiveness emerges out of understanding of our own and others suffering and how the suffering in this world is balanced by the third Brahma Vihara of sympathetic joy.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2000-06-24 The Red Pill Or The Blue Pill? 33:13
Making the radical choice to be awake in this moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2009-11-06 Dukka - Three Kinds Of Suffering 59:52
The first Noble Truth of Dukkha is to be understood deeply on out journey to freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Two-Month Retreat
2009-07-30 Trusting Our Own Experience To Teach Us 52:46
How we connect our own experience to teach us about freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds
2009-06-10 Happiness of Equanimity 55:58
Cultivating an open and peaceful heart by investigating reality and opening to life as it is.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Liberation of Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat
2009-06-03 The Responsive Heart 60:40
Turning the open heart of metta towards suffering, happiness, and peace.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Loving Friendliness: Metta Retreat
2009-03-30 The Parami of Metta 52:55
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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