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Devon Hase's Dharma Talks
Devon Hase
devon hase loves long retreats. Cumulatively, she’s spent four years in silent practice in the Insight and Vajrayana traditions. Since discovering meditation in 2000, she has put dharma and community at the center of her life: she spent a decade bringing mindfulness to high school and college classrooms and now teaches at the Insight Meditation Society, Spirit Rock, and other centers around the world. She enjoys supporting practitioners with personal mentoring, and her friendly, conversational approach centers relational practice and the natural world. Along with her life partner nico, devon co-authored How Not to Be a Hot Mess: A Buddhist Survival Guide for Modern Life. She continues to spend a good part of the time in wilderness retreat in Oregon, Massachusetts, and elsewhere. For more, visit
2023-10-11 The Wisdom of Compassion, Afternoon Sit with Instructions 41:12
Teaching and guided meditation on the practice of Karuna, or Compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight 2023
2023-10-10 Morning Guided Meditation on Vedana 61:13
Instructions and teaching on the second foundation of mindfulness, which is Vedana (feeling tone, or hedonic valence). A description from the Satipatthana, guided meditation, and ending reflections.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight 2023
2023-10-09 Equanimity and the Hindrances OR "Hello Little Nivarana", Evening Dharma Talk 54:48
Teachings on the five hindrances and how to hold them with equanimity. Making friends with our beautiful monsters.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Fall Insight 2023
2023-09-19 Reflections on Wise Attitude 48:49
Dhamma conversation with Alexis Santos about right attitude in the Sayadaw U Tejaniya tradition. Recorded at the Maine wilderness retreat.
2023-08-23 The parami of generosity 36:12
Thoughts and reflections on the paramis, Dana parami in particular
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Your Life Is Your Practice
2023-08-21 Metta For A Friend 43:34
Guidance on using metta phrases, and the cultivation of friendliness for a good friend, prentices, (including pets, trees, and nature)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Your Life Is Your Practice
2023-08-20 On Bumpy Roads and Muddy Trails: reflections on tranquility 48:06
Stories and dhamma on the awakening factor of Passaddhi (calm, peace, tranquility)
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Your Life Is Your Practice
2023-08-06 Relationship as the Dharma Path 1:20:19
with Devon Hase, Nico Hase
Cultivating wise and skillful relationships is one way to frame the entire path to awakening. How are we relating to ourselves, other beings, and the world? During our time together, we'll explore how the practice of wise relationship leads to full awakening.
San Francisco Insight Meditation Community SFI Sunday Nights
2023-06-01 Still Flowing Water: Reflections on Nature, Intimacy, and the Power of Accompaniment on the Path (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:16
A talk on the characteristics of anicca and dukkha, with lots of stories about love and nature, fear and compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Awake in the Wild
2023-03-24 Morning Reflections on Faith and Metta 13:28
How metta really works in our lives.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge March 2023

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