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Retreat Dharma Talks

2011 - IMCW New Year's Retreat - Awakening the Heart of Compassion

2011-12-27 (6 days) Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC

2011-12-28 Guided Heart Meditation 43:37
Hugh Byrne
2011-12-29 Morning Guided Meditation 24:07
Tara Brach
2011-12-29 Morning Instruction and Question/Response 14:42
Tara Brach
2011-12-29 The Blessings of Embodied Presence 57:27
Tara Brach
All that we cherish - love, creativity, wisdom and aliveness - becomes available when we come home to an embodied presence. This talk looks at how the two wings of mindfulness and compassion guide us in the midst of difficulty to our inner sanctuary of freedom.
2011-12-29 Guided Metta Meditation 22:34
Pat Coffey
2011-12-30 Guided Heart - Forgiveness and Compassion 28:36
Tara Brach
2011-12-30 Wisdom Through Relaxing Into the Flow of Nature 61:58
Pat Coffey
Wisdom is more of a verb than a noun. It is the continual refinement of perspective and understanding. As you practice moment to moment the laws of nature are gradually revealed and freedom is realized.
2011-12-31 Guided Meditation - Awakening Compassion / Tonglen 37:09
Tara Brach
2011-12-31 The Bodhisattva Path: Turning Suffering into Compassion 67:49
Hugh Byrne
The path to alleviating the suffering of the world leads through the gateway of meeting our own suffering with compassion. When we open fully to our own suffering, we transmute it into compassion and it can move through us into the world.
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