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Southern Insight Summer Retreat: Finding the Heart of Wisdom

Taught by Jill Shepherd and Julie Downard, this seven-day retreat will weave together a range of different insight meditation techniques to both strengthen the heart, and open the mind.

2021-01-23 (8 days) Southern Insight Meditation (Staveley Camp)

  
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2021-01-26 19 meditation: short introduction to metta practice 14:07  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
Inclining the heart and mind in the direction of kindness, metta, and offering that care to ourselves, then our co-meditators
2021-01-26 20 talk: stillness, silence, spaciousness 54:20
Julie Downard
2021-01-27 25 instructions: compassion 22:22  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
2021-01-27 26 meditation: compassion 21:36  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
2021-01-27 23 instructions: mindfulness of mind p2 13:03  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
Looking at different aspects of mental activity, including thoughts, emotions, moods and mind-states
2021-01-27 24 talk: an overview of the four brahmavihara heart qualities 47:49
Jill Shepherd
How kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity reinforce and strengthen each other as a support for deepening insight
2021-01-28 27 instructions: guideline of Open, exploring the heart 9:10  Retreatants-only
Jill Shepherd
Introduction to the Insight Dialogue guideline of Open, and using it to explore what conditions support the heart to open
2021-01-28 28 talk: Working with afflictive mind-states, including comparing mind 40:29
Jill Shepherd
2021-01-29 29 instructions and guided meditation: choiceless awareness 50:43  Retreatants-only
Julie Downard
2021-01-29 30 instructions: noticing our relationship to the retreat ending 4:00  Retreatants-only
Julie Downard
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