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Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2012-08-01 (31 days) Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge

2012-08-07 Finding Ease Through Wise Effort 50:29
  Sky Dawson
This is the first of a series of talks on how to find balance in practice, and the importance of wise effort.
2012-08-10 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 62:26
  Annie Nugent
As practice strengthens, it can be helpful to know more about the details of mindfulness. This talk unpacks each the four foundations, giving us a glimpse of the fullness of what our experience entails. It also shows that there is nothing left out...mindfulness covers it all.
2012-08-14 Investigating Effort and the Other Faculties 48:59
  Sky Dawson
This talk explores Saddha in particular and the importance of confidence.
2012-08-17 Simplicity 52:19
  Annie Nugent
In connecting with the ordinariness of this moment we can taste the simplicity of life. Just the six sense doors not being grasped at or pushed away, but known as they are.
2012-08-21 Opening To Obstructive Energies 52:11
  Sky Dawson
There are many unhealthy and unhelpful tendencies that can be obstacles to happiness. This talk explores them as a refresher.
2012-08-24 Views and Opinions 52:24
  Annie Nugent
Pointing fingers at others, we miss the fact that we are simply caught in our views and opinions. I am better than you... I am worse than you... all opinions and comparisons that keep us living in a very small world of delusion.
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