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Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18–32 Year Olds

This silent retreat specifically addresses the practice needs of new and experienced meditators in the challenging years of early adulthood. The format includes daily meditation instruction, group and individual meetings with teachers, opportunities for questions and discussion.

2014-07-23 (8 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

2014-07-25 Mindfulness Of Pain Meditation 31:55
Tempel Smith
By intentionally moving our attention from our primary location of meditation( breath, body or sound) we can begin to explore the direct relationship between pain and our own aversion
2014-07-26 Metta Practice - Many Beings and Self 42:22
Tempel Smith
Starting where it is easy to feel an open heart. we can spread a loving awareness to many beings, including this one being of oneself
2014-07-27 Joy 50:07
Chas DiCapua
How joy is an integral component of clear seeing, concentration and the heart practices
2014-07-28 Morning Instruction: Investigating The Present 55:05
Tempel Smith
Once we stabilize our attention within the flow of present time experiences, we can investigate certain truths such as pleasant and pain and the prevasive
2014-07-28 An Awesome Book of Love 29:38
JoAnna Hardy
(afternoon Metta instructions with the intention to just receive and accept care, kindness and love from other)
2014-07-29 Closing Talk 44:20
JoAnna Hardy
End of retreat everything (meditation instructions that includes sensations, thoughts, clinging and impermanence.
2014-07-29 Wise Speech and Wise Acrtion 43:25
Chas DiCapua
How these two path factors fit in with the Buddha's teaching on liberation, and how to create a wise and compassionate approach to the practing of them.
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