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Dharma Talks given at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
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2017-01-04 02 Instructions: Brief overview of insight practice 3:41
  Jill Shepherd
A very brief introduction to the practice and purpose of insight meditation
New Year, New Beginnings

2017-01-04 01 Talk: Retreat opening - refuges and precepts, metta 28:53
  Jill Shepherd
Cultivating supports for the retreat container: taking the refuges and precepts, and developing an attitude of kind curiosity
New Year, New Beginnings

2016-08-14 39 guided meditation: Equanimity for oneself 25:52
  Jill Shepherd
Exploring equanimity for oneself through a brief life review, touching into impermanence and the eight worldly winds of pleasure/pain, gain/loss, praise/blame, fame/infamy
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-14 38 instructions: Equanimity for oneself 10:46
  Jill Shepherd
Equanimity in transition times and endings; exploring equanimity in daily life meditation practice and as a form of self-acceptance
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-13 37 meditation: Equanimity for a "difficult" person 24:14
  Jill Shepherd
Equanimity as the Fourth Brahma Vihara, exploring it in relation to a "difficult" person and ourselves, incorporating some forgiveness practice
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-13 36 instructions: Equanimity as the fourth brahma vihara 11:59
  Jill Shepherd
Equanimity as the Fourth Brahma Vihara, exploring it in relation to a "difficult" person
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-12 35 Equanimity / Upekkha Awakening Factor 38:29
  Jill Shepherd
Equanimity as the Seventh Factor of Awakening
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-12 34 Guided meditation - mudita 23:18
  Jill Shepherd
Guided meditation practicing mudita for oneself, based on the Buddha's instructions to the lay man Mahanama
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-12 33 Instructions - mudita 15:21
  Jill Shepherd
An overview of how all four brahma-vihara relate to each other, and ways of practicing mudita for oneself
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

2016-08-12 32 Short instructions - breath-counting 4:14
  Jill Shepherd
Very short instructions on using breath-counting as a support for concentration
Nine-day insight meditation retreat led by Jill Shepherd

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