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Winnie Nazarko's Dharma Talks
Winnie Nazarko
Our potential as humans is vast and deep, and can be intentionally developed. There is a way that we can learn to open to all of our experience with kindness and clarity. As we begin to find this stability of heart and mind, wisdom will emerge.This emergence of wisdom, and strengthening of compassion, are the road to our individual and collective happiness and well-being.
2015-03-04 Morning Instructions Day 4 44:40
From Mindfulness of the Breath to Mindfulness of the Body
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-03 Metta In Practice 57:33
How the quality of metta (goodwill) is core to the Buddhist practice in general, and how it supports and empowers insight meditation.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-03-02 Brahma Vihara Day 2 33:49
Metta for yourself, someone close
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Insight 1 Month Retreat
2015-02-17 Working Smart 54:29
The Buddha speaks of the need to apply oneself, in order to wake up. But doing this wisely is key - not all effort is skillful. This talk discusses Wise Effort, and how to discern it.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-02-13 Equanimity 55:42
The "Peace That Passes Understanding" is a hallmark of many spiritual traditions, when they are practiced in depth. This talk discusses what equanimity is and how it is utilized in meditation practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2015-02-06 Investigation 68:43
Mindfulness used investigatively leads to insight. Insight leads to liberation/freedom of mind and heart. this talk describes how to "investigate" in meditation practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge February 2015 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-11-29 Second Guessing The Universe 59:07
The role of specific delusions arising regarding meditations practice and how they can be disabled
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-11-21 How Faith, Effort, Mindfulness, Concentration and Wisdom Open 54:12
A reflection on the "five Spiritual faculties", intrinsic capacities of the human mind, open and are known in spiritual practice. Howe the relate to balance and balance each other.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-11-14 Breaking The chain Of Suffeering 45:44
A reflection on the topic of forgiveness: what it is, why it is wise, what it involves and what ti doesn't.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2014-11-07 Metta In Practice 56:59
The role of Metta (good will) in successful insight/vipassana practice. This talk explains how this quality of mind facilitates opening to all phenomena.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2014 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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