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Retreat Dharma Talks

Three Month - Part 2

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.

2014-10-25 (43 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

  
2014-11-25 Guided meditation On Appreciative Joy 60:16
Bhante Buddharakkhita
Appreciative joy (mudita) is a quality of the heart and mind that wishes for the success of all beings.
2014-11-25 Being Somebody And Being Nobody 53:03
Brian Lesage
This talk explores the importance of having a sense of self and the importance of going beyond a sense of self.
2014-11-26 Intrinsically Empty, Naturally Radiant, Ceaselessly Responsive 59:53
Joseph Goldstein
Emptiness, Awareness and Compassion
2014-11-28 Paramis On Retreat 65:09
Rebecca Bradshaw
How retreat practice strengthens the ten paramis.
2014-11-29 Practice As Ceremony 55:00
Bonnie Duran
The parallels between retreat practice and native ceremony and the strengthening of the five spiritual powers
2014-12-01 Equanimity and Metta 57:44
Greg Scharf
2014-12-02 A Buddhist Perspective On Spiritual Success 61:58
Bhante Buddharakkhita
The four wheels of success
2014-12-02 Metta chanting by Greg Scharf and Kaira-Jewel Lingo 13:54
Greg Scharf
This evening's Metta chanting starts with an invitation to the Devas, followed by the Karaniya Metta Sutta in Pali and English, and the Metta practice chant.
2014-12-02 Metta chanting by Greg Scharf and Kaira-Jewel Lingo 13:55
Kaira Jewel Lingo
This evening's Metta chanting starts with an invitation to the Devas, followed by the Karaniya Metta Sutta in Pali and English, and the Metta practice chant.
2014-12-03 Q&A 61:05
Joseph Goldstein
End Of Three Month Retreat
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