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Rebecca Bradshaw
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Rebecca Bradshaw has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1983, and teaching since 1993. She teaches frequently at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, where she leads the teen and young adult retreats and is a member of the annual Three Month Retreat team. She also teaches at other locales in the U.S., at Kyaswa Monastery in Myanmar (Burma) and a Spanish language retreat in Puerto Rico. Rebecca is the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley in Easthampton, MA (www.insightpv.org). She holds a master's degree in Counseling Psychology and works as a psychotherapist with meditators. Her teachings invite exploration of the convergence of lovingkindness and wisdom.
2008-06-01 Metta And Its Challenges; Exploration Of The Classic "Hindrances" In Relationship To Metta: Attached Love, Aversion, Sleeplessness, Restlessness, And Lust 61:28
Exploration of the classic “hindrances” in relationship to metta: attached love, aversion, sleeplessness, restlessness, and lust.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Loving Friendliness: Metta Retreat
2008-03-31 Karma 55:40
This talk discusses the natural law of Karma – cause and effect – restraining from unwholesome actions and cultivating wholesome actions.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2008-03-24 Equanimity 55:42
This talk explores this “highest kind of happiness” of being able to be with life as it is.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2008-03-13 Compassion 51:43
Discussed compassion as a Brahmavihara practice and the cultivation of compassion in our vipassana practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2008-03-06 Metta 57:51
This talk discusses metta as a Brahmavihāra practice and cultivating metta in our vipassana practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2008 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2007-12-30 Forgiveness 59:37
Letting go of resentment and anger – developing the open heart of forgiveness.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2007 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2007-10-19 The Gratification, The Danger And The Escape 58:54
Sutra study regarding the limits of the gratification of sense pleasures and the freedom of abandoning attachment to them.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2007-09-28 Mindful Awareness Of The Five Hindrances 62:22
Discusses mindfulness and understanding of hindrances as doorways to freedom
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2007-09-25 Metta - Guided Meditation 42:40
What is Metta? Introduction to self and benefactor
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2007-03-22 Drive Through That Town 48:39
First three nobel truths. Embracing all of our experiences as a path to freeing the heart and mind
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Investigating Life: Insight Meditation Retreat for 18-32 Year Olds

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