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Practising the Jhānas

Suitable both for those who wish to refine, consolidate, and further their practice of the jhānas, and also for those who are not yet familiar with jhāna practice, this retreat provided an opportunity to establish the meditative bases for the practice of the jhānas and to support their development. Exploring the place of the jhānas in a wider life of practice and particularly in the deepening of insight into emptiness and dependent origination.
2019-12-17 (23 days) Gaia House

  
2019-12-17 Orienting to This Jhana Retreat 1:29:31
  Rob Burbea
This talk also contains short sections by Kirsten Kratz and trainee teacher Sari Markkanen.
2019-12-17 Counting Within the Breath (Guided Meditation) 48:15
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-18 The Energy Body and the Whole-body breath (Instructions and Guided Meditation) 52:32
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-18 An Introduction to the Jhanas 1:10:31
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-19 Focusing on One Point (Intensity, Directionality, Subtlety) (Instructions) 29:44
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-19 Breathing with the Energy Body (Guided Meditation) 44:03
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-19 A Hidden Treasure: The Relationship with the Hindrances 62:51
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-20 Metta Practice, and a few things about Piti (Instructions) 26:17
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-20 Attitude, Effort, Achievement, and View 69:47
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-20 Q & A 12:28
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-21 Insight Ways of Looking, Other Energy Body Possibilities, and Summarized Instructions 49:33
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-21 Developing Piti, Developing Focus, Developing Wellbeing 1:28:44
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-22 The First Jhana, and Playing and Working in (and out of) any Jhana 1:30:25
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-22 Q & A 20:13
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-23 Q & A 1:21:46
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-24 Q & A, and Short Talk 1:10:08
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-25 The Second Jhana 1:31:05
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-26 True to Your Deepest Desires (Talk and Short Guided Meditation) 1:12:58
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-27 Q & A 1:27:48
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-28 The Third Jhana 1:22:08
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-29 Q & A, and Short Talk 1:44:54
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-30 Q & A 1:30:33
  Rob Burbea
2019-12-31 The Fourth Jhana 1:31:35
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-01 Q & A 1:15:48
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-02 Jhanas and Insight 1:36:13
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-03 The Fifth Jhana (The Realm of Infinite Space) 1:34:18
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-04 The Sixth Jhana (The Realm of Infinite Consciousness) 1:19:46
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-05 The Seventh Jhana (The Realm of Nothingness) 1:26:23
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-06 The Eighth Jhana (The Realm of Neither Perception Nor Non-Perception) 69:47
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-07 The End of Time (The Cessation of Perception and Feeling) 1:42:55
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-08 Going Forwards 49:46
  Rob Burbea
2020-01-08 PS - Playing in the In-Betweens 64:24
  Rob Burbea
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