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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.
2011-02-18 Reflecting on Life's Greatest Blessings 55:19
Looking at the wholesome qualities of mind that bring about a life blessed with goodness – and ultimately can lead freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-02-11 The Three Unwholesome Roots Of Mind 56:49
How these 3 defilements of mind - greed, hatred and delusion - show themselves in formal practice and in our daily lives – and how to work with them so as not to be caught in their grip.. thus supporting ourselves towards complete freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-02-01 Simplicity - The Here and Now 48:04
In connecting with the ordinariness of this moment we can taste the simplicity of life. Just the six sense doors not being grasped at or pushed away, but known as they are.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2010-12-18 The Lighter Side Of Mindfulness 54:42
Mindfulness: This talk looks at the lighter, playful side of mindfulness and the importance of the quality of clear knowing or comprehending that is always associated with mindfulness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Meditating with a Light Heart: Insight Meditation Weekend
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

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