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Thanissara's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
Thanissara, originally from London, was a nun for 12 years in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and has taught internationally the last 30 years. She is co-founder and director of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, South Africa and has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from the UK. She is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Guide to Engaged Buddhism, author of Time To Stand Up, An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth, and several books of poetry. She currently lives in the North Bay, California and teaches at IMS and is on the Teacher Council at Spirit Rock, a Core Teacher at IMS, and Guiding Teacher of Sacred Mountain Sangha.
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2017-10-27 From Separate Consciousness To Seamless Reality 62:56
Refuge, reclamation, and response in our times of planetary emergency.
October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2017-10-20 Coursing The Depths Of The Mystery. 50:11
The Heart Sutra. Beyond division. The intimacy of all things.
October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2017-10-13 Dukkha and Beyond: A Vital Practice 58:45
Meeting what is. Knowing dukkha, seeing how it is generated. Release from identification. Working with deep sankhara, primary patterning.
October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2017-10-12 The Immensity Of Awareness 44:16
Guided meditation on a graduated process of insight. . Hui Neng's awakening gatha, Buddha's teaching to Bahiya
October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2017-10-05 Disturbance is the Path. 44:41
Balance and samatha (calm) and vipassana (insight). The hindrances and beyond.
October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2017-10-04 Samadhi - the three streams of energy 23:58
Breath, jhana factors, kaya sankhara, citta sankhara, vaci sankhara, calming body, uplifting heart/mind, stilling thought
October 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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