Donate  |   Contact


The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Annie Nugent's Dharma Talks
Annie Nugent
Annie Nugent has practiced since 1979 and was an IMS Resident Teacher, 1999-2003. Her teaching style aims to reveal how all aspects of our lives can help us come to a clear and direct understanding of the Truth.
‹‹ previous      1 2 3 4 5 6 7
2015-12-16 The Exceptional Gift Of Mindfulness 59:05
This talk fleshes out the meaning of mindfulness using a range of words to capture the flavor of this quality. We touch on the skillful use of the different anchors(body, breath, sound) to support steadiness of mind, and then let them go to include all 6 sense doors.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivating a Wise Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat
2015-11-30 Guided Equanimity 59:15
A short explanation on how to work with this practice using phrases that support the inclining the mind towards the developing of equanimity. Q and A at the end discussing the difficulties that can come up for us as we work with this reflection.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-29 Self Examination 48:51
The Buddha’s teaching on self examination is a helpful tool to support the strengthening of wholesome qualities and the diminishes of the unwholesome ones. By means of the 4 R’s this talk offers ways to keep the practice alive in daily life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-23 Balance of Mind - Staying in the Saddle 58:09
How can we not become reactive in the thick of difficult states of mind, events, relationships and situations that unfold in life? By inclining the mind towards equanimity through the growing understanding that we are not in control… things are constantly changing due to conditions. We learn to sit steady in the saddle in the midst of life's ups and downs.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-15 The Law Of Karma 61:46
We can get caught up in speculating on karma which is something the Buddha tells us in not helpful and will make us “mad”. The most helpful way to work with karma is to see it in each moment by noticing the suffering and end of suffering dependent on whether we are grasping or meeting the moment with wisdom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-08 Tha Attitude of Kindness. 60:28
Expanding our view of what kindness is and the occasions that it can manifest.. Not needing conditions to be a certain way in order to feel the loving heart allows us to bring an attitude of kindness into all that arises in our experience - especially difficult situation and emotions.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-01 The Nuances Of Wise Effort 62:11
Many different words are used to support the development of wise effort.. Getting in touch with the nuances of this quality help us to not over effort or under effort - this comes with the willingness to explore what is most helpful for us in any moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-11-01 Morning Guided Instruction: Feeling Tone 45:40
Straightforward guided instruction on opening to feeling tone with a simple explanation at the end as to why we do so.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2015-09-15 Learning to live the truth of Impermanence 56:54
Can we live with an acute awareness of change?.. It brings non-grasping.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge September 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-08-18 Feeling tone 57:20
This talk explores the second foundation of mindfulness - Feeling tone... the pleasant, unpleasant or neutral feeling arising in every moment of experience. An important arena of mindfulness because this is where we can free ourselves from the habitual tendency to grasp/push away our likes and dislikes.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

‹‹ previous      1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Creative Commons License