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Rebecca Bradshaw's Dharma Talks
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.
2006-10-06 Paramis On Retreat 62:27
This talk discussed expanding our practice to include the development of the ten spiritual qualities of an awakened person.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Metta & Vipassana Intensive
2006-09-22 The Four Noble Truths (75% Of Them) 63:09
Suffering, causes of suffering and freedom from suffering.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Intensive Part 1A
2006-08-15 The Happpiness Of The Brahmaviharas 50:39
Developing lovingkindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity brings happiness into our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Vipassana Retreat for Ages 18 to 32
2006-07-01 Four Kinds Of Happiness 39:09
Described for teens four kinds of happiness the Buddha taught: living an ethical life, concentration, sense pleasures and peace.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Teen Retreat
2005-10-21 Anicca 47:30
Discusses a deep understanding of impermanence as a pathway into freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat - Part 1
2005-10-07 Dukkha 57:15
This talk explores what the Buddha meant by dukkha (the truth of suffering) and how we can work with dukkha to find freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat - Part 1
2005-09-30 Skillful Effort 52:09
This talk discusses using skillful effort and energy in our practice, avoiding extremes of too much laxness and too much striving. Explores the unskillful extremes we can engage in with our effort and a skillful middle way that incorporates diligence and balance. Discussed using skillful effort and energy in our practice, avoiding extremes of too much laxness and too much striving.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month Retreat - Part 1
2005-06-07 Forgiveness And Joy 45:31
NO CD: This talk discusses how forgiveness emerges out of understanding of our own and others suffering and how the suffering in this world is balanced by the third Brahma Vihara of sympathetic joy.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center
2004-08-15 Acceptance And Action 31:42
Discusses how mindfulness practice develops peace of mind through acceptance and a compassionate heart that leads to mind action.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Youth Retreat
2003-06-17 Opening The Heart Of Compassion 45:46
Recognizing and accepting our own humanity opens the heart of compassion.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

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