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Brian Lesage's Dharma Talks
Brian Lesage
Brian Lesage has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. He was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. His training in Vipassana Meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, and India as well as numerous retreats in the U.S. He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide.
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2019-04-21 Resting in the Mystery (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 45:04
This talk celebrates the revealing of mystery through this practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Exploring Awareness: Advanced Practitioner Program II
2019-04-19 Morning Session: What Obscures the Clarity of Awareness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 1:13:41
This talk utilizes "The Four Faults of Natural Awareness" by Niguma to support the practice of awareness. It also offers a guided meditation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Exploring Awareness: Advanced Practitioner Program II
2019-02-20 Morning Instructions 24:02
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Freedom Through Insight Meditation
2019-02-19 Bringing the Dharma into Our Daily Lives 48:10
This talk offers reflections on how to fold retreat practice back into our daily lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Freedom Through Insight Meditation
2019-02-18 Morning Instructions 48:38
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Freedom Through Insight Meditation
2019-02-15 Morning Instructions on relaxation and beginning to connect with the breath 36:15
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Freedom Through Insight Meditation
2019-02-14 Preliminary Meditation Instructions for Retreat 43:59
This talk offers guidance into some of the fundamentals of meditation practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Finding Freedom Through Insight Meditation
2018-11-27 Opening to the Pali Chanting of the Satipatthana Sutta 43:18
This talk introduces the practice of opening to and meditating upon the chanting of the Satipatthana Sutta, the discourse on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. It utilizes the chanting of Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobhita Thero.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2018-11-24 Taking Out the Thorn: The Third Noble Truth 53:05
This talk explores the Third Noble Truth and how it can relate to retreat practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2018-11-17 Faith and Confidence 49:49
This talk explores the importance of faith and confidence on the spiritual path and how to nurture it.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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