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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
2010-03-06 How Is It Now? 41:49
Training in samadhi. Samadhi as healing. Gathering the three steams of energy, body, mental and heart into awareness. Gently training attention.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Mysterious Way of the Heart: Where Wisdom and Compassion Meet
2009-12-16 Closing Remarks and Q&A 56:28
Not being frightened of suffering, daily life, working in relationship and with sickness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-16 Touching Earth 7:04
Centering in the midst of change.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-14 The Four Truths 54:33
The Buddha's journey of awakeningspeaks to our lives here and now. Meeting dukka, illuminating nature of desire, a non-grasping mind and cultivation of the way.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-14 Mindfulness; The Flood Stopper 42:07
Centrality of mindfulness in the contemplative process. Khandas as self structure. Transformation within the womb of awareness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-13 If you understand one thing, you understand everything's journey 45:58
Meeting Ajahn Chah, All that arises passes. Patience and finding your own voice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-12 The Map Of The Five Indriyas 57:21
The five indriyas in their four aspects. The balance of trudst and discernment. Path activity breaks up obstruction, the fruit arises according to its own nature.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-12-12 Guided Meditation 26:54
Working with the three steams of energy, being with breath
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Wings of Awakening: Cultivating the Five Spiritual Faculties
2009-06-11 Chanting 39:40
Gaia House Wings of Awakening
2009-06-11 Question and Answer Session 63:52
Talk given with Kittisaro
Gaia House Wings of Awakening

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