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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.
2012-11-24 Finding Joy and Happiness Through Renunciation 48:27
How the correct view of sense pleasures and the correct view of renunciation leads to freedom from suffering.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-11-17 Mindfulness Of Body 60:05
How the body can be used as an object of awareness that leads to understanding of how things are.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-11-03 Refuge 60:23
How true and false refuge does and does not give us protection from the dangers we are seeking shelter from.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-10-27 Finding the Truth Through Truth 47:40
The path that leads to the truth that sets us free is made up of knowing the truth of each moment as best we can
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-07-28 How Change Happens On This Path 48:53
The change from unhappiness and dissatisfaction to happiness and contentment does not come about by trying to get better but through the cultivation of wisdom and compassion
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds
2011-10-15 Generosity 61:14
The Buddha's words on the role generosity plays on the path to awakening and how generosity can manifest in out daily lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2011-10-08 The Illusion Of Not Good Enough 66:51
How this particular form of self identify view comes into being. How it can be worked with, and how it can be a vehicle for awakening.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2011-07-30 The Five Hindrances 50:32
How we develop a wise and compassionate approach to all aspects of our lives through learning how to have a wise and compassionate relationship to the hindrances.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds
2011-07-03 Using Human Relationship As Dharma Practice 36:19
This talk explores various strategies that support mindful relating and exploring self and not self through relationship
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Family Retreat
2011-06-26 Acceptance, Love and How We Be In The World 51:52
There is a direct relationship between our acceptance of the moment, or lack of, and our happiness, or lack of. Being aware of our level of acceptance is the foundation for happiness and gives us the space in which to make decisions about our speech and actions in the world.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat

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