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Retreat Dharma Talks

Three Month - Part 1

This six-week partial of the three-month course is a special time for practice. Because of its extended length and ongoing guidance, it is an opportunity for students to deepen the powers of concentration, wisdom and compassion. Based on the meditation instructions of Mahasi Sayadaw and supplemented by a range of skillful means, this silent retreat will encourage a balanced attitude of relaxation and alertness, and the continuity of practice based on the Buddha’s Four Foundations of Mindfulness.

2014-09-13 (43 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

  
2014-09-30 Metta Pratice: Self, Benefactor and Friend 44:19
Andrea Fella
2014-10-01 Q & A - Discussion 59:25
Joseph Goldstein
2014-10-02 The Seduction of Doubt 58:00
Winnie Nazarko
The hindrance of doubt is difficult to recognize and if unseen can derail meditation practice. How to see doubt and practice skillful relationship to it.
2014-10-03 Guided Metta Meditation 1:12:43
Winnie Nazarko
Guided metta meditation with 'neutral' person being added to self, benefactor and friend. Initial comments plus Q&A
2014-10-03 Concocting sense of Self: An Exploration 58:55
Carol Wilson
2014-10-05 The How of Happiness 60:51
Bhante Buddharakkhita
The Noble Eightfold Path provides and indispensable frame work for cultivating true happiness, inner peace and ultimate liberation
2014-10-06 Investigating Mindfulness itself 59:44
Andrea Fella
2014-10-07 Guided Metta Meditation 48:27
Joseph Goldstein
Working with Neutral Person
2014-10-08 The Buddha's Journey 56:36
Joseph Goldstein
How the Buddha's Life journey relates to our own.
2014-10-09 Compassion and Not-Self 48:54
Winnie Nazarko
A discussion of the truth of Not-Self and how we can see it in our own direct experience. How this seeing comes out of compassion and supports it.
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