The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2019-02-04 Wise Concentration 1:13:55
  Marcia Rose
A broad and detailed overview of the teachings and the practice for developing Samatha/Concentration. Exploring the process and the fruits of developing the mind through cultivating concentration.
February 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2019-02-02 Opening Evening for Forest Refuge Wise Concentration Retreat 1:13:34
  Winnie Nazarko
Welcome, Introductions, Winnie and Marcia: opening remarks/short Dharma talk, Winnie: Refuges and Precepts discussion and offering
February 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2019-01-25 Affliction, blessing, healing and freedom 40:36
  Caroline Jones
January 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2019-01-18 Big mind meditation 39:12
  Caroline Jones
January 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2019-01-11 The five daily recollections. 45:01
  Caroline Jones
January 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2019-01-04 Patience 47:28
  Caroline Jones
January 2019 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2018-12-31 Equanimity and wisdom 52:03
  Jill Shepherd
Equanimity is highly valued throughout the Buddha's teachings. It acts as a powerful support for insight, and insight in turn, strengthens this quality of ease, acceptance, and freedom.
December 5 - 31, 2018 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2018-12-25 From suffering to ease 48:13
  Jill Shepherd
As the arc of practice develops from releasing suffering, dukkha, towards greater happiness, sukha, we often encounter conditioning that gets in the way of opening to deeper ease and freedom. The brahmavihara practice of mudita, appreciative joy, can be a support for releasing that conditioning.
December 5 - 31, 2018 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2018-12-21 Guided metta mediation with a brief introduction. 41:19
  Caroline Jones
December 5 - 31, 2018 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2018-12-18 Suffering and self-compassion 52:18
  Jill Shepherd
An exploration of the first noble truth, and how self-compassion supports our capacity to turn towards life's difficulties with kindness and courage.
December 5 - 31, 2018 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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