Donate  |   Contact


The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Chas DiCapua's Dharma Talks
Chas DiCapua
Chas DiCapua is currently the Insight Meditation Society's Resident Teacher, and has offered meditation since 1998. He is interested in how each person can fully and uniquely manifest the dharma. He teaches regularly at sitting groups and centers close to IMS.
‹‹ previous      1 2 3 4 5 6
2016-07-31 Renunciation 48:48
The relationship between understanding the drawbacks of sense pleasures and renunciation
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds
2016-03-22 The illusion of not good enough. 51:19
How this the illusion of mine comes about and how to practice with it using mindfulness wisdom and compassion
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivating Discernment: Insight Meditation
2016-02-19 How a Night Light Taught Me About the Three Characteristics 67:19
The truth of the way things are is constantly being played out in front of our eyes. Because of delusion, we don’t see this and instead see things incorrectly. By connecting deeply with any object though, we can see through the delusion and apprehend its unsatisfactory, impermanent and selfless nature. Recently on retreat at the Forest Refuge in Massachusetts, an encounter with a night light taught me this dharma lesson that I’ll share with you.
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2016-02-16 Calm and Concentration 51:30
Exploration of these two factors of awakening and how they work together
Twin Cities Vipassana Collective TCVC February 2016 retreat
2016-02-14 The Awakening Factor of Viriya (effort/energy) 51:48
The correct and incorrect forms of energy to bring to bear on practice and the skillful and unskillful applications of that energy
Twin Cities Vipassana Collective TCVC February 2016 retreat
2016-01-13 Seven Factors of Awakening 69:24
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
2015-12-24 Renunciation 30:46
How does renunciation naturally arise? It is a conditioned phenomena like everything else and will naturally arise when the conditions are supportive. What are those conditions and how to bring them about - is the theme of this talk.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-12-18 Seven Factors Of Awakening 52:46
An exploration of the awakening factors including how they support each other, their relationship to the hinderances and how to practice with each factor
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-12-11 Finding Truth Through Truth 42:40
If the truth of the way things are is what we want to awaken to, then the path to that consists of connection to the truth of what is, in any given moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-12-04 Going For Refuge 42:41
What Is It We Are Taking Refuge From? How does refuge in the Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha actually give us the protection we are seeking
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

‹‹ previous      1 2 3 4 5 6
Creative Commons License