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Chris Cullen's Dharma Talks
Chris Cullen
Chris Cullen has practised and studied the Buddha's teachings since 1994 and has been teaching Insight Meditation retreats since 2010. He also teaches for Oxford University’s Mindfulness Centre and has a psychotherapy practice in Oxford.
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2020-02-09 Instructions: Mindfulness of Body & Working with the Hindrances 40:05
Gaia House Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life
2020-01-14 Morning Instructions On Thoughts 51:06
Exploringintentions in working with thoughts - how to develop mindfulness of thoughts and a deepening understanding of their shaping influence
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat
2020-01-13 Self, Non-self, and the importance of flexibility of view. 62:57
An exploration of the Buddha's teaching on anatta (not-self), and the importance also of honoring personhood and cultivating flexibility of view so as to respond appropriately to circumstances. The emptiness of all phenomena is also briefly explained and explored.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat
2020-01-12 Guided Metta Meditation 45:56
Brief introduction followed by a guided metta meditation for group, self, and benefactors
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat
2020-01-11 Morning instructions on body 56:50
Review of first day instructions, suggestions about deepening and sustaining connection with anchors and practicing with discomfort and pain.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat
2020-01-10 Practicing with the elements. 59:46
An exploration of ways of practicing with perceptions of the five elements - earth, water, fire, air, space - so as to cultivate samadhi, realize non-self (anatta) and understand the appearance and fabrication of perception and intention.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat
2020-01-09 Opening Talk 59:06
Welcome and introduction to the retreat. Ethical container, simplifying, and silence
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Insight Meditation Retreat
2019-07-19 Developing Mindfulness Of Thoughts and Thinking 54:39
Morning instructions on ways of practicing with thoughts so as to develop a more spacious relationship with thinking and understand more fully the shaping power of perception and papañca (projection, proliferation, objectification.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivation – Investigation – Contemplation: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students
2019-07-18 Practicing Insight: Unfrabricationg Saṅkhāras 52:02
An exploration of ways of practicing and deepening personal and universal insights so as to gradually unbind body and heart (citta) from fabrications that constrict and compress.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivation – Investigation – Contemplation: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students
2019-07-17 Playing with the dependent arising and dependent fading of vedanā. 58:01
Morning instructions on ways of practicing with vedanā (feeling tone)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Cultivation – Investigation – Contemplation: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students

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