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Annie Nugent's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
Annie Nugent
Annie Nugent has practiced since 1979 and was an IMS Resident Teacher, 1999-2003. Her teaching style aims to reveal how all aspects of our lives can help us come to a clear and direct understanding of the Truth.
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2018-01-16 Doubt 55:56
The uncomfortable quality of doubt that hinders our practice and manifests in a variety of ways as it keeps us hovering and circling around the moment, rather than meeting it with awareness and wisdom.
January 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge
2018-01-09 The Spectrum of Low Energy. 58:08
This talk discusses the range of low energy that might arise for us: exhaustion, tiredness and sloth and topor.. We also look at how these may arise and how to support ourselves in our practice when they do.
January 2018 at IMS- Forest Refuge
2017-09-14 Opening instructions for P1 3 month retreat 35:33
When to use a grounding anchor like the breath, body, sounds - and when to let it go and open to awareness itself..
September 2017 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2016-08-09 More than the headlines of mindfulness of the body. 54:49
Getting beneath the headlines of mindfulness of the body to explore the 4 postures in some detail.
August 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-09-15 Learning to live the truth of Impermanence 56:54
Can we live with an acute awareness of change?.. It brings non-grasping.
September 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-09-08 7 Factors of Awakening 52:04
September 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-08-18 Feeling tone - Vedana. 57:20
This talk explores the second foundation of mindfulness - Feeling tone... the pleasant, unpleasant or neutral feeling arising in every moment of experience. An important arena of mindfulness because this is where we can free ourselves from the habitual tendency to grasp/push away our likes and dislikes revealing the beauty of the mind that is free... This kind of mind is the ultimate brand of pleasant.
August 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-08-11 Patiently persevering, patiently enduring. 54:26
This talk reminds us of the importance of patience and how we can overlook it in the speed and technical ease afforded us in the 21st century.
August 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-05-07 The Nuances of Wise Effort - version 1 49:14
Many different words are used to support the development of wise effort.. Getting in touch with the nuances of this quality help us to not over effort or under effort - this comes with the willingness to explore what is most helpful for us in any moment.
May 1 to June 14 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-05-01 Listening to the True Dharma 54:22
When we listen to the teachings of the Buddha it inspires us to put the practice into practice. The Buddha tells us that listening to the True dharma is the nutriment for faith to arise. This talk can also be seen as a tribute to Mahasi Sayadaw.
May 1 to June 14 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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