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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.
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
2014-02-21 Climate Change 28:28
Guided Meditation
Common Ground Meditation Center
2014-02-21 Climate Change 1:13:50
Guest Dharma Talk
Common Ground Meditation Center
2013-02-15 Finding Truth Through Truth 1:15:58
Guest Dharma Talk
Common Ground Meditation Center
2015-07-26 Purity and Purification 49:24
Our practice cycles between experiencing freedom of heart and that which binds the heart to suffering. Both are equally onward leading
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds
2015-05-27 Dharma Talk 61:51
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
2013-10-13 Change: The Gateway To Freedom: A Daylong for Young Adults (Part 2) 66:48
All conditioned things (read: everything) are constantly changing. These were the Buddha’s last words to us. To the degree to which we are able to live this truth is to the degree that we end our struggle with life and live in this world with happiness and ease. All aspects of this retreat including the sitting and walking instructions, the dharma talk and even the format of the retreat will incorporate the teachings of change.
New York Insight Meditation Center Change: The Gateway To Freedom: A Daylong for Young Adults

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