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Kaira Jewel Lingo's Dharma Talks
Kaira Jewel Lingo
Kaira Jewel Lingo is a Dharma teacher and lived as an ordained nun for 15 years in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing, and is now based in New York. She provides individual spiritual mentoring and leads retreats internationally, offering mindfulness programs for educators, parents and youth in schools, in addition to activists, people of color, artists and families. She mentors with the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, was lead teacher for Mindful Schools’ year long training for educators, teaches teens and adults with Inward Bound Mindfulness Education, and is a guiding teacher for One Earth Sangha. She edited Thich Nhat Hanh’s Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children and has been published in numerous other books and magazines. She explores the interweaving of art, play, ecology and embodied mindfulness practice and is an InterPlay leader. Read her recent article, In Times of Crisis Call Upon the Strength of Peace, published in Lion’s Roar magazine.
2021-03-18 Embracing Strong Emotions and Practices to Grow our Joy 64:36
We begin with a 5-step process for caring for strong emotions and then look at ways to cultivate and strengthen the Brahmavihara of mudita or joy, also in relation to working with jealousy.
InsightLA :  Cultivating the Wise Heart on the Cushion and in the World: Practicing Mindfulness and the “Divine Abodes” (Lovingkindness, Compassion, Joy, Equanimity)
2021-02-17 Intimacy: Healing Division through Deep listening and Letting Go of Views (with Antonio Aversano) 1:27:13
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2021-02-15 Monday Night Dharma Talk - Practicing Equanimity When the World is on Fire 1:26:08
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2021-01-12 Equanimity and Loving Our Enemies within the Framework of the Four Brahmaviharas 59:56
The talk begins with an introduction to the Four Brahmaviharas and an exploration of how they are distinct (drawing on Ven. Analayo's sun simile). We then explore what equanimity is and how it supports metta when it comes to keeping our hearts open to those we find difficult. We also explore how equanimity helps us to stand up for what we believe in. The talk ends with a song based on a Thich Nhat Hanh poem about how to face injustice and hatred and still continue on.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Metta Retreat
2020-12-28 Monday Night Dharma Talk - Not Running from the Past: Integrating the gifts of 2020 1:40:09
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2018-01-01 Continuing the Practice 9:57
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2017 IMCW New Year Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
2017-12-28 Meditation: Loving Kindness for Ourselves 39:00
In this meditation, we begin by visualizing benefactors offering us kindness, care and acceptance. We practice to truly let this in, and fill our bodies and minds. Then we begin to generate it for ourselves. (Gratitude to John Makransky for inspiration from his "Receiving the Healing, Liberating Power of Love" meditation.)
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2017 IMCW New Year Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
2017-12-27 Meditation: The Five Precepts 7:43
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC 2017 IMCW New Year Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
2014-12-02 Metta chanting by Greg Scharf and Kaira-Jewel Lingo 13:55
This evening's Metta chanting starts with an invitation to the Devas, followed by the Karaniya Metta Sutta in Pali and English, and the Metta practice chant.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 2

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