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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.
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2010-05-16 Why Connect With What Is Difficult? 49:10
Explains why we would want to do such a thing, how it relates to the path of awakening and practical advise on how to do it.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Sacred Longing: The Transformation of Desire
2010-01-20 The Understanding and Practice Of Sila 55:16
This talks explores the place Sila plays on the path to awakening, it's relationship to the other eight fold path factors and skillful approaches tp practicing Sila.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center IMS Staff Retreat 2010
2009-07-06 Metta and the Breath 28:01
Using the combination of awareness of the heart center and the breath as a way to cultivate lovingkindness in a natural way.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat
2008-08-05 The Dharma of Global Climate Change 52:52
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds
2006-08-17 The Three Pillars Of The Dharma 43:10
Dana (generosity), Sila (morality) and Bhavana (mind training) as vehicles for awakening.
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
2008-08-03 Guided Metta Meditation 29:43
Guided Metta meditation using the benefactor, self, good friend, and neutral person as the objects of metta. Special emphasis on relaxation and being open.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds
2008-01-24 Going For Refuge 54:51
What is it we are taking refuge from? Where do we find refuge? What is our relationship to taking refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, Sangha? The investigation of these questions is a practice in and of itself.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center January 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2003-02-01 Metta 20:36
This talk is not Joseph, so it was moved to the "Dharmaseed Studio for Processing" section to get it off the site for now. June 18th, 2008
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta Retreat
2007-07-02 Freedom Through Understanding The Six Sense Bases 35:42
Understanding how sense contact turns into mental proliferations and it's impact on our ability to be happy. This is important if we are to see through the veil that is constructed by such proliferations.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat
2007-03-20 Hindrances 58:57
General and detailed practices to working with the hindrances
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds

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