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Rebecca Bradshaw
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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 (www.insightpv.org). 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.
2009-03-13 The Gift Of Sila 52:10
How ethical integrity is a gift to ourselves and to others.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-03-05 Not Even Waiting - the Practice of Patience 46:07
Practicing the parami of patience. The great patience is complete acceptance and resting in the present moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-02-26 The Power Of Renunciation 51:03
How simplicity and renunciation add focus and strength to our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-02-19 Joyful Generosity 54:46
Generosity as an embodied expression of the happiness of non-clinging and interconnectedness.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2005-09-30 Skillful Effort 52:09
This talk discusses using skillful effort and energy in our practice, avoiding extremes of too much laxness and too much striving. Explores the unskillful extremes we can engage in with our effort and a skillful middle way that incorporates diligence and balance. Discussed using skillful effort and energy in our practice, avoiding extremes of too much laxness and too much striving.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat - Part 1
2004-08-15 Acceptance And Action 31:42
Discusses how mindfulness practice develops peace of mind through acceptance and a compassionate heart that leads to mind action.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Youth Retreat
2005-10-07 Dukkha 57:15
This talk explores what the Buddha meant by dukkha (the truth of suffering) and how we can work with dukkha to find freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat - Part 1
2005-10-21 Anicca 47:30
Discusses a deep understanding of impermanence as a pathway into freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat - Part 1
2006-07-01 Four Kinds Of Happiness 39:09
Described for teens four kinds of happiness the Buddha taught: living an ethical life, concentration, sense pleasures and peace.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat
2006-08-15 The Happpiness Of The Brahmaviharas 50:39
Developing lovingkindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity brings happiness into our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat for Ages 18 to 32

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