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Thanissara, a practitioner since 1975, was a Theravada nun for 12 years in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and has taught internationally the last 20 years. She is co-founder and director of Dharmagiri Hermitage and Outreach in South Africa and spends time between there and the US. She has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from Karuna Institute and Middx University UK and is currently co-facilitator of the Community Dharma Leader at Spirit Rock
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2015-01-17 Yoga of the Heart 39:10
An inner attitude of love, compassion, attunement to goodness, and deep acceptance in the face of obstruction.
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-15 Attitude of Kindness & Great Compassion Ceremony 33:44
Explanation (in brief) of Kuan Yin Great Compassion & Renewal Ceremony - Cultivating kindness in relationship to our experience.
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-15 Compassionate Transformation 43:57
Journey through shadow, understanding sankhara - patterning, and the patient and challenging process of compassionate relationship. Mr Mandela's journey into "I love you all"
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-14 Compassionate Transformation 43:57
Journey through shadow, understanding sankhara - patterning, and the patient and challenging process of compassionate relationship. Mr Mandela's journey into "I love you all"
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-12 Cultivation of Wise Reflection 43:01
Balance of calm and insight practice, wisdom arising from dukkha, practice of overcoming suffering, Bahiya's (the disciple who understood the teaching quickest) question to the Buddha.
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-09 Renunciation2 - Practice of the First Foundation of Mindfulness 45:16
Moving from reliance on sense bases to immediate practice, here and now, of mindfulness of body/breath - Aspects of attention.
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-08 Renunciation1 - Entering the River of Reality 39:07
The practice of renunciation. Leaving behind & going forth. Contemplation of death. Tolerating uncertainty. Entering the flow of Life as an act of trust. The Great Earth & times of radical shift. Grace. Wisdom of the KoiSan People
Dharmagiri Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2014-11-28 A Compassionate Training for Our Times 53:36
Quickening awakening to meet the urgency of our times. Moving from Love and Equanimity.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-11-25 The Flickering Play of the Mind 54:00
Investigation of mind. Patterning of the mind. Going Beyond of the mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-11-22 Putting Down the Burden 49:52
"Regardless of time and place, Dharma practice comes to completion at the place of laying down the burden" Ajahn Chah
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat

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