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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.
2018-08-04 07 talk: Four Noble Truths 41:53
An exploration of dukkha and an overview of the Four Noble Truths
Te Moata Retreat Center :  Strengthening the two wings of Awakening: Wisdom and Compassion
2017-12-29 09 talk: Dukkha and the Four Noble Truths 49:42
An overview of the Four Noble Truths, and skilful ways of relating to dukkha (suffering, unsatisfactoriness)
Sydney Insight Meditators :  Sydney Insight Meditators New Year's retreat
2017-12-03 Dukkha, and the ending of Dukkha ... 60:37
... and the ending of this retreat. The Four Noble Truths as a refuge, and suggestions for transitioning from retreat practice to daily life, using the ten parami of generosity, renunciation, ethical conduct, wisdom, energy, patience, truthfulness, resolve, kindness, and equanimity
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2017-02-23 22 talk: Right Effort 31:37
Right Effort as the sixth factor of the Noble Eightfold Path, with an overview of the Four Great Efforts
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-20 08 talk: developing wisdom, the Four Noble Truths and an overview of the Noble Eightfold Path 48:01
How wisdom can be cultivated as an understanding of the Four Noble Truths, with an overview of the Noble Eightfold Path
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-19 Noble Eightfold Path 12: Right Mindfulness Right Concentration 30:27
An exploration of Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration, including an overview of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
2017-02-12 Noble Eightfold Path 10 talk: Right Effort 32:33
An exploration of Right Effort in daily life and formal meditation, with an overview of the Four Great Efforts for working skilfully with mental states
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
2017-01-15 Noble Eightfold Path 02 guided meditation: exploring the Four Noble Truths in immediate experience 16:11
A short guided meditation bringing awareness to dukkha in the moment, and ways of relating to it in light of the Four Noble Truths
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
2017-01-15 Noble Eightfold Path 01 Talk: intro and overview 34:37
An introduction to the Noble Eightfold Path, including the context of the Buddha's teaching on the Middle Way and the Four Noble Truths, followed by a brief overview of the eight path factors
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
2016-08-06 06 Wisdom and compassion, the four noble truths and the awakening factors 48:55
An exploration of how wisdom develops on different levels, leading to an understanding of the Four Noble Truths as an expression of compassion Includes an overview of how the Seven Factors of Awakening support the development of insight
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

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