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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.
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2016-07-26 Morning Instructions - Feeling tone 56:22
the importance of noticing this quality in practice.. It gets us off the treadmill of samsaric pursuit and accessing the beauty of the non-grasping mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center July Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-03-08 Guided Metta - All Beings 43:18
An explanation on unconditional love for all beings..
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Living the Buddha's Teachings: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-03-04 Guided Metta - Good friend 39:34
Turning to the goodness in our friend, with the aspiration that they be happy.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Living the Buddha's Teachings: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-02-26 Reflections on Giving 48:24
Reflecting on our acts of giving gladdens the mind, and ultimately can take us to full liberation if we continue with practice!... Did you know that giving could be that powerful?
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-02-22 Guided sitting instructions 16:46
Instructions including the 5 hindrances and how to meet them with mindfulness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Establishing Presence: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-02-21 Familiarizing ourselves with the Five Hindrances 54:23
When we are not mindful that one of the hindrances is dragging us around by the nose...we suffer... As soon as mindfulness is present, this is our opportunity for freedom from them... We are no longer at their mercy when we understand their nature.. Impermanent "clouds" blowing through the mind - they have no power over us.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Establishing Presence: Insight Meditation Retreat
2016-02-18 Not self 58:33
The teaching of “no-self” often leads to the mind trying to figure it all out. Using the simile of the chariot this talk helps to turn the investigative mind, rather than the thinking mind, towards dispelling this wrong view of who we think we are. "I am NOT the decider."
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
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

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