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Annie Nugent's Dharma Talks
Annie Nugent
Annie Nugent has practiced since 1979 and was an IMS Resident Teacher, 1999-2003. Her teaching style aims to reveal how all aspects of our lives can help us come to a clear and direct understanding of the Truth.
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2015-08-11 Patiently persevering, patiently enduring. 54:26
This talk reminds us of the importance of patience and how we can overlook it in the speed and technical ease afforded us in the 21st century.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-08-04 The Eightfold Path 56:49
Fitting the pieces of the puzzle together to see how this Eightfold path works as both a practice path to awakening and as a way of life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-05-14 The Attitude of kindness. 51:55
Expanding our view of what kindness is and the occasions that it can manifest.. Not needing conditions to be a certain way in order to feel the loving heart..
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 1 to June 14 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-05-07 The Nuances of Wise Effort 49:14
Many different words are used to support the development of wise effort.. Getting in touch with the nuances of this quality help us to not over effort or under effort - this comes with the willingness to explore what is most helpful for us in any moment.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 1 to June 14 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-05-01 Listening to the Dharma 54:22
When we listen to the teachings of the Buddha it inspires us to put the practice into practice. The Buddha tells us that listening to the dharma is the nutriment for faith to arise.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge May 1 to June 14 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-01-29 Self Examination 47:54
The Buddha’s teaching on self examination is a helpful tool to support the strengthening of wholesome qualities and the diminishes of the unwholesome ones. By means of the 4 R’s this talk offers ways to keep the practice alive in daily life.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-01-22 Balance of Mind - Staying in the saddle. 60:03
How can we not become reactive in the thick of difficult states of mind, events, relationships and situations that unfold in life? By inclining the mind towards equanimity through the growing understanding that we are not in control… things are constantly changing.. We learn to sit steady in the saddle in the midst of life's ups and downs..
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge January 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-12-02 Guided Equanimity Practice 60:45
A short explanation on how to work with this practice using phrases that support the inclining the mind towards the developing of equanimity.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge December 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-11-23 Liberation through Forgiveness 60:28
It is not easy to forgive sometimes. As practice unfolds we may come up against grudges and resentments that we find difficult to let go of. This talk discusses how to work with forgiveness.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-11-16 Views and Opinions 59:37
We look at various permutations of views and opinions in this talk – Pointing fingers at others, we miss the fact that we are simply caught in our views and opinions. I am better than you... I am worse than you... all opinions and comparisons that keep us living in a very small world of delusion when mindfulness is not present - we don't see them as impermanent, impersonal arisings in the mind.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three Month - Part 2

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