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Greg Scharf's Dharma Talks
Greg Scharf
Greg Scharf has practiced extensively since 1992 in India, Thailand and in Burma, where he trained as a Buddhist monk. He is particularly interested in the role of service in the path of awakening.
2013-05-18 Introduction to Empathetic Joy (Mudita) 16:02
A short introduction to empathetic joy (or Mudita) including a discussion of the qualities of appreciation, gratitude and empathetic connection.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Flavors of Kindness: A Retreat on the Divine Abodes
2013-05-17 Guided Compassion Meditation 29:28
This meditation begins with the practice of opening to one's own suffering and receiving kindness and compassion from benefactors. We then turn this quality of care towards our self and others.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Flavors of Kindness: A Retreat on the Divine Abodes
2013-05-17 Introduction to Compassion 7:11
A short introduction to Compassion including a discussion of obstacles to its development.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Flavors of Kindness: A Retreat on the Divine Abodes
2013-05-16 Lovingkindness 55:00
An overview of the qualities of Loving kindness emphasizing the natural luminosity of the heart. Begins with chanting of the first part of the Karaniya Metta Sutta.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Flavors of Kindness: A Retreat on the Divine Abodes
2013-04-30 Life Is A Practice - Practice Is A Life 55:10
A discussion of ways to bring our practice to our life outside of formal retreat - emphasizing the paramis as a model for the unfolding of the path.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Kindhearted Awareness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-01-05 Morning Reflections 16:24
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-12-31 Turning Towards The Light - New Year Reflection 60:37
Reflections on loving kindness, forgiveness and Bodhicitta on New Years Eve.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-12-30 Morning reflection and Guided Meditation 55:25
Meditation as the science and practice of happiness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Embodying the Heart of Wisdom: New Year’s Retreat
2012-11-30 Renunciation 52:43
Renunciation speaks to the very heart of the Buddha's teachings. This talk explores the power of renunciation - the very substance of freedom. Available to the general public with some rights reserved
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-11-09 Karma 52:49
An exploration of the Buddha's teachings on Karma and rebirth with an emphasis on the power of intention in the mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2

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