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Dharma Talks
2024-01-18 short talk: Exploring freedom as the goal of our practice 23:01
Jill Shepherd
A short talk introducing a new theme for the start of the new year The Way to Freedom: what hinders, and what helps Each week we'll be looking at some of the common obstacles that cause stress, distress and suffering in our lives, and what we can do to support experiencing more ease, happiness and peace, instead Focusing on what freedom means to each of us with a written contemplation, then looking briefly at the three core afflictive energies of greed or compulsion, hatred or aversion,, and ignorance or delusion
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight meetings

2024-01-18 Befriending the hindrances 60:51
Roxanne Dault
Navigating the challenges of practice with curiosity.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Mindfulness and Liberation – Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat

2024-01-18 Meditation instructions on the body. 52:58
Bob Stahl
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom through Insight Meditation

2024-01-18 On Having No Head: A Simple, Effective Anatta Practice 53:07
James Baraz
We all know the unpleasant feeling of self-consciousness. It is one thought away from self-judgment, self-criticism and a whole spectrum of “Selfing” thoughts. This week I want to share with you a simple and effective practice to cut through this painful negative mental habit which, when utilized, takes the “self” out of self-consciousness.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley

2024-01-17 Meditation: Receiving Life in Open, Awake Awareness 19:59
Tara Brach
This meditation awakens a receptive attention to the senses, starting with physical sensations and opening to sound. Then we sense how open awake awareness is receiving the moment to moment arising and passing life. In the final part of the practice, we explore how awake awareness is receiving the experience of our heart and offer blessings to our inner life and all living beings.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2024-01-17 How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 2 54:17
Tara Brach
The mature expression of hope includes three elements: the aspiration for manifesting our full potential, a trust that this is possible, and an energy that engages to serve this unfolding. In this talk, we explore the importance of hope on the spiritual path, its shadow side, and how we can nourish hope through these three elements in a way that serves inner freedom and the healing of our world.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2024-01-17 White brings us to practice: the heavenly messengers 54:41
Bob Stahl
Spirit Rock Meditation Center January Metta 2024

2024-01-17 The Subtle Joy which Accompanies that Intimacy 55:56
Ayya Santacitta
Short Reflection & Guided Meditation | Online Wednesday-Mornings | 34
Aloka Earth Room

2024-01-16 The Khanda ("Aggregate") of Perception 49:36
Tara Mulay
With a discussion of the perception of impermanence
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January, 2024

2024-01-16 Metta for All Beings (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:37
Kaira Jewel Lingo
We introduce sending metta for all beings and the guided meditation leads us to offer metta to self, a dear friend or benefactor, neutral person, difficult person and then in the 2nd half of the meditation much guidance is offered for the ways we can include all beings in our metta.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center January Metta 2024

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