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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.
2011-12-19 Putting Our Intentions Into Perspective 55:45
Explore our intentions, motivations and perspectives as well as the law of karma and right thought. Are we true in intent and thus in what we do?
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-12-12 Developing The Right Effort And Energy In Practice 54:27
Finding the right level of effort can be difficult. How to use energy skillfully to become intimate with everything.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-12-05 What Leads To The Deepening Of Understanding 53:10
Three themes to be explored are wisdom, faith and confidence.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-11-28 The Coolness Of Letting Go 52:41
Nibbana is the coolness of letting go when there is no grasping or resistance. When we do hold on; when we can put aside; how do we detach.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-11-21 Equanimity As An Awakening Factor 48:06
Finding balance and ease are crucial to practice. This talk explores how to achieve awakening in daily life, how equanimity stabilizes practice and is one of the factors of enlightenment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-11-14 The Potential Of Memory 58:50
This talks explores memory from different perspectives and how to bring the past into the present. It will also reflect on remembering and the potential of Sati
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-11-07 Generosity 49:03
Sila and Dana - Mindful living and giving. This talk explores how to live with care and generosity in our lives and in our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-06-20 The Heart Deliverance Of Loving Kindness 59:48
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-06-13 Equanimity - Finding Balance Of Mind 54:07
This talk explores equanimity in life and in practice from different perspectives.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-06-06 Reflections In Practice - Questioning Wisely 50:34
Questions are used in teachings often - not always to find the answers, but to guide inquiry. This talk explores how the Buddha used questions and how we can use questions in our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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