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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2018-07-07 Morning Instructions: Investigating conditionality through 1) root condition and 2) object condition 35:44
  Nikki Mirghafori
This morning’s instruction is an invitation to investigate the first two (of the twenty-four) conditions outlined in the Patthana, the last section of Abhidhamma. The first is root condition (hetu-paccaya) and the second is object condition (arammana-paccaya). A brief Q/A by both Nikki Mirghafori and Sayadaw U Jagara ends the session.
July 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-07-05 Morning Instructions: Practicing with the Internal Dimension of Ethics on Retreat 29:21
  Nikki Mirghafori
July 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-07-04 Wholesome ethical behavior --> non-regret --> gladness --> .... --> liberation 57:56
  Nikki Mirghafori
This talk discusses the first two conditional links described in the Kimatthiya Sutta (“What Purpose?”) (Anguttara Nikaya 10.1), where the Buddha teaches Ananda that wholesome ethical behavior leads to non-regret, which leads to gladness, .... ultimately leading to liberation. Parallels to Upanisa Sutta and Cetana Sutta are discussed.
July 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-07-02 Practical Causality: Seeing Causes and Conditions Intimately. 52:22
  Sayadaw U Jagara
General introduction to the one-month retreat theme together with the 3 modes of mindfulness, adjustable according to circumstances.
July 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-06-29 Morning Reflection 44:44
  Carol Wilson
June 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-06-26 Teachings to Bahiya 48:18
  Andrea Fella
June 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-06-26 Spontaneous Vajra Song 5:37
  Andrea Fella
A sharing of a poem by Lama Gendun Rinpoche
June 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-06-23 Big Sky Meditation 43:20
  Carol Wilson
June 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-06-22 Recognizing the Non-Deluded Mind 54:59
  Carol Wilson
June 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

2018-06-22 Morning Reflection: Right View 42:38
  Carol Wilson
June 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge

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