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Sydney Insight Meditators New Year's retreat

Seven-day insight meditation retreat exploring the Four Foundations of Mindfulness
2017-12-28 (8 days) Sydney Insight Meditators

2017-12-30 11 instructions feeling tone 17:32  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
instructions for exploring feeling-tone or vedana, the second foundation of mindfulness
2017-12-30 12 talk: Right Effort 51:09
Jill Shepherd
An exploration of ways to find balanced effort
2017-12-31 13 instructions: Mindfulness of Mind 18:30
Jill Shepherd
Beginning to explore the Third Foundation of Mind, mindfulness of mind, including thoughts, emotions, moods, and mind-states
2017-12-31 14 guided meditation: mindfulness of mind 26:34
Jill Shepherd
Bringing awareness to the breath, physical sensations, sounds, thoughts and emotions
2017-12-31 15 instructions metta 19:14  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
An overview of the brahma vihara practices and introduction to metta
2017-12-31 16 guided meditation: metta for benefactor 21:48  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
Guided meditation offering metta to the benefactor, using the reciting phrases method
2017-12-31 17 talk: Compassion 45:29
Jill Shepherd
An overview of compassion; what supports it, and what gets in the way
2018-01-01 18 instructions: five hindrances 19:35  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
An overview of the five hindrances, unskilful mental qualities that get in the way of clear seeing, insight
2018-01-01 19 meditation: five hindrances 25:33  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
Mostly silent meditation, with occasional bells and the invitation to check the body, heart, and mind for the presence or absence of the hindrances
2018-01-01 20 instructions: compassion 16:25
Jill Shepherd
A recap of the four brahma vihara practices, and introduction to compassion
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