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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.
2010-11-29 Liberation Through Wise Speech 58:55
Bringing awareness to our speech as a path to freedom – an important inclusion in the practice since we spend so much of our lives communicating with others.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2010-11-15 Trust in the unfolding process of the Dharma 57:28
Trust or faith in the process of the dharma can manifest in quite individual ways.... this talk explores how our trust can be strengthened.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2010-11-08 Compassion 56:33
Compassion can show itself in a soft and quiet way, but it can also be quite fiery too. However it shows itself, at it's core is the deep resonance and understanding of suffering – and the wish to alleviate it.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2010-07-29 Understanding Dukkha - The 1st Noble Truth 55:45
Do we really have to talk about this in such detail? Yes - through understanding suffering we also come to know freedom from suffering .... It is a happily ever after story in the end.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2010 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-12-18 The Wanting Mind 56:54
Craving – the wanting mind – binds us to suffering... in seeing this with awareness and wisdom we have the possibility of experiencing freedom in the moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-12-11 The Naturally Loving Heart 59:57
The naturally loving heart may not be apparent to us at first. How to support the opening to this quality through creative allowing.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-12-04 Wisdom 53:49
The practice of insight is all about developing wisdom. This talk describes both how this wisdom comes about – and what the resulting wisdom actually is....and how it shows itself in our worldly life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2009-11-02 Faith 61:16
The awakening of this first step on the path gives us the impetus to practice. As understanding grows through continued practice, ultimately we come to a place of unshakable faith – born out of tasting the Truth of the dharma.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Two-Month Retreat
2009-10-25 The Immediacy of Mindfulness: 54:46
Mindfulness takes us out of the stagnant moments of delusion into the clear freshness of the present moment and the freedom that comes with it.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Two-Month Retreat
2009-02-12 Equanimity 58:37
"Sometimes we might think we are quite eqanimous, until something comes and disturbs that equanimity.... true equnimity is not based on having outer conditions a certain way, but is totally impartial to how things might be in any given moment. It comes about as the result of wsidom arising through diligent practice. "
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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