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Jenny Wilks's Dharma Talks
Jenny Wilks
2016-06-11 The Brahma Viharas 48:28
Gaia House Living with Illness and Loss
2016-06-11 Guided Meditation on Mudita 50:27
Gaia House Living with Illness and Loss
2016-06-10 Meditation Instructions - The Body and Intensity 65:14
Gaia House Living with Illness and Loss
2016-06-09 Pain and Reactivity - The Two Arrows 44:32
Gaia House Living with Illness and Loss
2016-06-09 Guided Loving Kindness (Metta) Meditation 44:26
Gaia House Living with Illness and Loss
2016-04-07 Skillful Paths of Mind 38:42
This is the third talk in a 3-part speaker series titled "Pathways of Skillful Action". Jenny Wilks talks about how, according to Buddhist ethical psychology, the mind is the source of speech and action, and that there are three specific skillful qualities of mind to be cultivated.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2016-04-05 Mindfulness Externally: Compassion in Action 39:46
This is the second talk of a two-part talk titled "Mindfulness, Insight, and Compassion."
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2016-03-31 Skillful Paths of Speech 50:55
This is the second talk in a 3-part speaker series titled "Pathways of Skillful Action". Jenny Wilks talks about the importance of skillful speech in our practice of ethics, and about four kinds of skillful speech, which, according to the Buddha, involve avoiding false, divisive, harsh or meaningless speech. Jenny also discusses cultivating the opposites of these types of speech.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2016-03-29 Mindfulness Internally: Insight and Freedom 39:56
This is the first talk of a two-part talk titled "Mindfulness, Insight, and Compassion." According to Jenny Wilkes, "mindfulness" is becoming such a commonly used term that its depth and liberating potential may be underestimated or misunderstood. The Buddha's teaching on establishing mindfulness (the Satipatthana Sutta) invites us to cultivate mindfulness both "internally" i.e., a deep awareness of our inner experience in order to cultivate liberating insight; and "externally" i.e., an open-hearted awareness of others in order to cultivate an ethical and compassionate response. The two-part talk explores how together these can support our mindfulness practice so that it becomes, as the Buddha described, a "direct path to awakening."
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
2016-03-17 Skillful Paths of Bodily Action 49:33
This is the first talk in a 3-part speaker series titled "Pathways of Skillful Action". Jenny Wilks provides an overview of what we mean by ethics, and how the Buddha's list of ten paths of skillful action expand on the traditional five precepts and encompass body, speech, and mind. This talk focuses on the body and the first 3 precepts.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley

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