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U Jagara's Dharma Talks
U Jagara
Born in Canada, Ven. U Jagara was introduced to Buddhist practice in the early 1970’s by Robert Hoover, and ordained as a monk under the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw in Burma in 1979. He spent 15 years in Sri Lanka combining meditation with the study of Buddhist texts and periodically traveled to India where he practiced in intense retreats with S. N. Goenka. For several years he conducted retreats in India, America, Europe and Asia in the S.N. Goenka tradition. Since 1995 U Jagara has trained under the guidance of Pa Auk Sayadaw, the Burmese master renowned for his faithful adherence to the Visuddhimagga as both a practical guide to jhana and a detailed exposition of direct analytical approaches to vipassana. U Jagara assists Pa Auk Sayadaw in the teaching.
2011-09-03 Altitude / Perspective 1:12:54
How to change and enhance the quality of our mind with samadhi. How this will give us different views and angles to see life. How as a result, our attitude to life may change.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-31 Questions & Answers 69:23
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-27 Different different types of sensations that arise in the body 1:11:52
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-24 Questions and Answers 67:52
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-20 Planes of Existence. How do we see the universe - Why we are here? 67:36
Burmese story about the map of the world and a map of the planes of existence
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-17 Questions and Answers 1:17:26
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-13 "Catch The Mind" 1:22:52
The mind is like a painting hung on a hook on the wall. It depends on an object in order to arise. Identify which object your mind entertains, look at that mind and understand its creator (Hook, painting , painter)
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-10 Questions and Answers 66:16
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-06 Cross The Atlantic 66:00
With or without jhana, put your practice together and achieve your goal. Be willing to take risks...
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-08-03 Questions and Answers 61:24
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July through October 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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