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Thanissara, a practitioner since 1975, was a Theravada nun for 12 years in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and has taught internationally the last 20 years. She is co-founder and director of Dharmagiri Hermitage and Outreach in South Africa and spends time between there and the US. She has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from Karuna Institute and Middx University UK and is currently co-facilitator of the Community Dharma Leader at Spirit Rock
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2013-02-22 Working The Four Truths 29:55
A teaching for everyday life. The suffering that ends suffering. Power of awareness to heal. Buddha's own enlightenment.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-02-21 Four Truths To Live By 58:36
Buddha's journey to awakening. Entry into Buddha's insight through core teaching of the four Noble Truths
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-02-20 Mindfulness Of Feeling 38:11
Investigation of feeling and mind states. Wise reflection, not creating more pain. Guided meditation on feeling.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-02-19 Vipassana: Investigation of "Dhammas" 53:51
Introduction to insight meditation. Working with difficulty and the development of wisdom. Seeing into the body - A sky burial.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-02-18 Training For Times Of Intensity 28:51
Mindfulness: an evolutionary skill, moving out of destructive and addictive patterns, samadhi: being "here now"
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-02-17 Before you react... 51:30
Mindfulness - the gate keeper. When the passions hit the heart - A golden idol falls - Building capacity to enable wise response.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-02-16 Opening Talk: Introduction to Retreat and protection chants. 41:10
Using the retreat form to deepen "here and now" awakening. Paritta (protection and blessing) chants.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-09-28 Placing the Personal Self 30:56
Take everything back to the mind - being a self - working our patterns
Gaia House Touching the Earth
2012-09-27 A Burning World 56:14
Beyond thought - Prajna Paramita - The Heart Sutra - Mind Set Free - A burning world - Bodhisattva heart.
Gaia House Touching the Earth
2012-09-26 Being Present 36:02
Skill with guiding attention - working with 3 streams of energy of body, heart & mind - What disturbs?
Dharmagiri Touching the Earth

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