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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.
2023-09-20 Navigating Uncertainty with Courage and Tenderness 46:43
This session is an invitation to come home to our body and mind so that we can meet the uncertainty of our times with courage and tenderness. With so many aspects of our lives impacted and disrupted by uncertainty and change, we will create space to care for our nervous systems, deepen connection to ourselves and others, and become intimate with the real unreliability of our circumstances and where we can nevertheless find true refuge. We will practice to hold ourselves and our communities with compassion and wisdom.
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
2023-08-06 What is Success on the Spiritual Path 58:35
Spirit Rock Meditation Center BIPOC Voices - Series
2023-04-18 Mindfulness of Vedanā, Feeling Tone, The Second Foundation of Mindfulness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 1:18:12
We explore the three kinds of feeling tone: pleasant, unpleasant and neutral, and also, their underlying tendencies of grasping, aversion, and ignorance. Spanning feelings that arise from the body and mind as well as worldly and unworldly vedanā, we investigate how to create space between the feeling tone and the reactivity that usually follows it so that awareness of feeling can lead to awakening.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center DPP7#3
2023-03-22 How to See the Big Picture when Times are Tough 1:19:38
Includes a meditation & dharma talk (the participant Q/A has been removed)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2023-02-27 Teaching and meditation instructions on compassion 48:15
Deep listening, as a practice of compassion, fierce, compassion, and a chant invoking the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokitesvara
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Return to Wholeness: Opening to Wisdom & Love
2023-02-25 Renouncing technology ceremony, and meditation instructions on three anchors 62:27
Exploration of the three anchors – mindfulness of sound, body sensation, and breathing
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Return to Wholeness: Opening to Wisdom & Love
2023-02-24 Equanimity and inclusiveness in a time of poly crisis 47:41
An exploration of the liberating qualities of equanimity that allow us not to take sides, let go of enmity and touch peace
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Return to Wholeness: Opening to Wisdom & Love
2022-10-30 Walking Meditation and Honoring our Many Senses 46:52
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awake in the Wild: Cultivating Awareness, Wisdom, Wonder in Nature (206R22)
2022-09-14 We Were Made for These Times: Lessons in Moving through Change, Loss and Disruption 47:44
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
2022-08-07 “Oh Freedom!”: Buddhist, Christian, and African-American Liberation 1:33:15
with Dr. Melanie L. Harris, Kaira Jewel Lingo
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies “Oh Freedom!”: Buddhist, Christian, and African-American Liberation

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