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Jill Shepherd's Dharma Talks
Jill Shepherd
Wisdom and compassion are two themes that inform my current exploration of the dharma, and I aspire to integrate these as fully as I can in both formal practice and daily life.
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2022-04-10 meditation: mindfulness of mindfulness 27:17
Bringing awareness to the quality of mindfulness itself, and as needed, infusing it with kindness, compassion, appreciation or equanimity
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022
2022-04-09 Guided meditation exploring mindfulness and investigation 17:26
Short instructions and guidance for investigating mindfulness of mindfulness itself
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-04-08 The awakening factors of mindfulness and investigation 52:11
Exploring how these two work together to strengthen discernment about what's skillful, and what's unskillful. Includes some ways of working with more entrenched or intense afflictive mental states, bringing wisdom and compassion to them to help them release.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-04-07 Guided meditation exploring generosity 46:11
A brief introduction to generosity as the foundation of this path of practice, then exploring generosity as support for skillful mental qualities to arise
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-04-01 talk: Seven Factors of Awakening 56:18
An introduction and overview of the Seven Factors of Awakening
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge April 2022 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2022-03-10 talk: sangha as support for facing the challenges of our time 26:28
Exploring sangha as an expression of interconnectedness and how this can be an antidote to mainstream values of individualism; includes perspectives from indigenous climate activists from around the world (Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, Bayo Akomolafe, India Logan-Riley)
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022
2022-03-10 meditation: breathing and resilience 28:35
Short instructions for orienting to the body then breathing, and how returning to the breath can support more resilience
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022
2022-03-03 talk: Taking Refuge in Sangha p2 - the support of dāna / generosity 26:26
Exploring how generosity is the life-blood of sangha, and how taking refuge in sangha can help strengthen generosity and provide an antidote to some of the toxic effects of capitalism
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022
2022-02-28 meditation: cultivating an attitude of welcome 44:16
Monday morning "start your week well" meditation: cultivating an attitude of welcome to whatever our experience is right now
Auckland Insight Meditation Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022
2022-02-18 32 meditation: spaciousness 30:12
Beginning with the body, then gradually opening up awareness to include the space beyond the body
Auckland Insight Meditation Cultivation and Insight

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