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Sky Dawson's Dharma Talks
Sky Dawson
Sky Dawson has practiced vipassana meditation since 1981, and also has extensive experience in hospice and palliative care in Western Australia. She has taught at IMS for several years and is now the Teacher-in-Residence at IMS's Forest Refuge.
2012-08-21 Opening To Obstructive Energies 52:11
There are many unhealthy and unhelpful tendencies that can be obstacles to happiness. This talk explores them as a refresher.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-08-14 Investigating Effort and the Other Faculties 48:59
This talk explores Saddha in particular and the importance of confidence.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-08-07 Finding Ease Through Wise Effort 50:29
This is the first of a series of talks on how to find balance in practice, and the importance of wise effort.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-04-13 Finding Ease With Living And Aging 45:58
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-04-06 Finding Ease In Life And Practice 51:26
This talk explores Right Effort; how to find a balance; how to ask questions that ensure we use effort wisely.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-03-26 Living Our Practice 52:57
This talk explores how we hold on and how we let go, how we explore grasping and attachment, and the capacity to naturally release.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-03-12 The Art Of Listening 51:53
This talk explores listening - to the dharma, to others, and to oneself.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-01-23 The Joys In Practice 53:06
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-01-16 Compassion Is The Natural Response To Suffering 52:48
Compassion is balanced with wisdom and is a natural response to seeing pain in others. It comes with care for all life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-01-02 Ten Wholesome Qualities 50:28
There are wholesome qualities or paramis that we can nurture and cultivate in our practice and or lives - bringing them together is the aim of this talk
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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