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Dharma Talks given at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
2023-07-27 Morning Reflections #23: Being Here Like a Mountain 41:29
Sayadaw U Jagara
A guided meditation through the sense bases to experience freedom in their impermanent and not-self nature - so as to arrive at the present moment fully without wanting or sadness for this world.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-26 Talk #10: Reflections on Aspects of Formations 55:08
Sayadaw U Jagara
With the last tetrad as background, reflections on the role of conditionality in ending craving and defilements.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-26 Morning Reflections #22: Fading and Dropping Away 44:15
Nikki Mirghafori
A gentle guide for settling and quieting the heart by observing the fading away of the enchanment of craving, leading to the dropping away (cessation).
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-25 Morning Reflections #21: Fading Away (Step 14) 41:00
Sayadaw U Jagara
A guided meditation through the entire sequence focusing on impermanence and fading away to support equanimity, non- reactive observation.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-24 Talk #9: Inconstancy ( Step13) 54:16
Nikki Mirghafori
Many perspectives of impermenance set the tone to present the doorway to freedom it provides through the destruction of craving.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-24 Morning Reflections #20: Inconstancy (Step 13) 44:09
Nikki Mirghafori
After a silent period, a guided reflection on inconstancy focusing on the five aggragates, and steadily seeing change gently.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-22 Morning Reflections #19: Meditation Subjects for Rahula 30:07
Sayadaw U Jagara
After a fifteen minute period of silent practice, the reflections on developing a mind like air and like space were presented.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-21 Morning Reflections #18: Liberating the Mind (Step 12) 35:58
Sayadaw U Jagara
Three ways offered to practice this step; (1) Receiving the Dhamma as the most priceless gift, illustrated in the story of King Bimbisara to Pukkusati. (2) Seeing the six sense bases as they really are without clinging. (3) Time - the present without me, myself and mine.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-20 Morning Reflections #17: Concentrating the Mind 44:45
Nikki Mirghafori
A guided practice to center, calm and collect the mind by abiding with clear comprehension and mindfulness, without desire and grief for the world.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

2023-07-19 Talk #8: Anapanasati & Satipatthana Comparisons (Steps 11 & 12) 46:38
Sayadaw U Jagara
Critical text analysis of how Anapanasati practice fulfills the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. Discussion of the samadhi (step 11) and liberating the mind (step 12) from hindrances and self.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge July 2023

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