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Greg Scharf has practiced with Western and Asian teachers in the Theravada tradition since 1992, and has been teaching residential retreats since 2007. His teaching emphasizes the confluence of love and wisdom on the path to liberation. All donations offered to Greg in gratitude for his teachings will be used to support charitable projects in Burma (Myanmar).
2012-10-07 Patience 50:31
The poet John Ciardi described patience as the art of caring slowly. This talk examines the quality of patience in terms of its essential role in our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-30 The Seven Factors Of Enlightenment 59:04
An exploration of the seven factors of enlightenment and the way they naturally arise and develop in our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-23 Mindfulness Of The Body - The Four Elements 53:58
An exploration of the 1st foundation of mindfulness with an empahasis on the four elements. Includes a short guided meditation.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-16 Finding A Path With Heart 49:05
Reflections on impermanence and the truth of our own mortality can lead us to a sense of spiritual urgency.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-09-09 Taking Refuge 59:47
A discussion of the refuges and precepts (including chanting them at the start of the IMS 3 month retreat) and some reflections regarding useful attitudes when beginning a retreat.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2012-06-09 The Nature Of Insight 59:46
This talk examines the unfolding of insight and suggests a couple of ways to bring life to practice and practice to life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Part 2 – Liberation of Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-06-08 Morning Instructions and Q&A 62:11
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Part 2 – Liberation of Mind and Heart: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-05-28 The Confluence Of Love And Wisdom 56:49
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Part 1 – Lovingkindness: Metta Retreat
2012-04-20 Guided Metta Meditation 31:46
Working with "dear friend" category.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Kindhearted Awareness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-04-18 Curiosity, Impermanence and the Heart of Loving Kindness 58:55
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Kindhearted Awareness: Insight Meditation Retreat

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