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Nikki Mirghafori's Dharma Talks
Nikki Mirghafori
Nikki is of Persian heritage, and was introduced to contemplative practices and yoga in the early 1980's, to meditation in 1991, and to Theravada Buddhism in 2003. She has studied with various Western and Eastern teachers, with a keen interest in intensive silent retreats. She studied jhanas and detailed analytical vipassana with the renowned meditation master Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw who instructed her to teach. She is also a Spirit Rock authorized retreat teacher, a Stanford trained compassion cultivation instructor, and a UCLA certified mindfulness facilitator. She teaches Buddhist meditation and contemplation nationally, and in particular, at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, where she also serves on their Board of Directors. Nikki holds a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley and has had an active career as an Artificial Intelligence scientist in academia and industry for over two decades.
2014-11-24 Gratitude 59:17
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2014-10-07 Morning Guided Instructions: The Four Noble Truths 36:14
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-10-06 The Four Things I Know to be True: Practical Four Noble Truths 56:17
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-10-04 Guided Metta - Neutral Person 30:54
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-10-02 Morning Guided Instructions: The Four Elements 38:11
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-10-01 The Six Contemplations of the First Satipatthana: The Body 55:46
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-09-30 Guided Metta: Intro 31:19
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight Meditation Retreat
2014-09-20 Taking the 4th Noble Truth Home 60:15
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Four Noble Truths: A non-silent Study and Practice Retreat
2014-09-19 The 3rd Noble Truth 64:51
Letting Go
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Four Noble Truths: A non-silent Study and Practice Retreat
2014-09-18 Change, Vedana, Tanha 43:34
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Four Noble Truths: A non-silent Study and Practice Retreat

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