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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.
2013-05-28 Guided Metta Meditation - Receiving From Benefactors 41:17
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Liberation of Heart and Mind: Insight Meditation and Lovingkindness Retreat
2013-05-27 Mindfulness Of The Body - The Four Elements 53:58
An introduction to the Satipatthana Sutta followed by an investigation of mindfulness of the body with a fixed focus on the four elements
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Liberation of Heart and Mind: Insight Meditation and Lovingkindness Retreat
2013-05-27 Morning Instructions and Reflection 14:52
Guided Meditation/Instructions and reflection on the hindrances.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Liberation of Heart and Mind: Insight Meditation and Lovingkindness Retreat
2013-05-18 Guided Mudita Meditation 25:02
The meditation begins with the practice of opening to happiness, success, good fortune in one's own life and receiving appreciation from benefactors. We then turn this quality of gladness and connection towards the good fortune of others.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Flavors of Kindness: A Retreat on the Divine Abodes
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
2013-02-15 Greg Scharf: Renunciation 50:59
Mountain Hermitage February 2013 Wise Attention and Opening the Heart with Greg Scharf

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