Annie Nugent's Dharma Talks
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.
Select from Annie Nugent's
Guided Meditation Instructions
4 noble Truths
5 spiritual faculties
Balance of Mind - Staying in the Saddle
Celebrating the practice of Mindfulness.
Clear Awareness of the 4 Postures - and everything in between.
Familiarizing ourselves with the Five Hindrances
Four Reflections That Turn The Mind Towards The Dharma
Guided Forgiveness Practice
Guided morning instructions
Guided Mudita - The 3rd of the Brahma Viharas
Guided sitting instructions
How Sila/ Moral Conduct shows itself in the world.
Learning to live the truth of Impermanence
Letting In The Truth Of Impermanence
Liberation through Forgiveness
Liberation Through Wise Speech
Listening to the True Dharma
Living the Eight Fold Path
Mindfulness - the means to cultivating the heart/mind of wisdom
Morning Guided Instruction: Feeling Tone
P2 of 3 month morning guided instructions.
Patiently persevering, patiently enduring.
Perspectives on Concentration
Reflecting on Life's Greatest Blessings
Reflections on Giving
Revisiting The Precepts
Right Effort, Right Relaxation
Seven Factors Of Awakening
Simplicity - The Here and Now
Tha Attitude of Kindness.
The Art of Balancing Effort
The Eightfold Path
The Exceptional Gift Of Mindfulness
The Far Reaching Effects of Generosity.
The Five Aggregates
The Five Contemplations for Everyone
The Five Hindrances that assail us all in our practice at times.
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness
The Immediacy of Mindfulness:
The Law Of Karma
The Life Of The Buddha
The Lighter Side Of Mindfulness
The Naturally Loving Heart
The Nuances Of Wise Effort
The Ten Paramis
The Three Unwholesome Roots Of Mind
The Wanting Mind
Trust in the unfolding process of the Dharma
Understanding Dukkha - The 1st Noble Truth
Views and Opinions
Wise and Unwise Attention
Working with difficult states of mind
Working with Thoughts
At first our practice is for ourselves alone...but as wisdom begins to unfold through reflection and practice, we come to understand that all beings are in the same predicament that we are - suffering and wanting to be happy. Thus we can do our practice for the benefit of all beings. This becomes the natural response to our suffering world.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
Three-Month Retreat - Part 2