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Jill Shepherd's Dharma Talks at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
Jill Shepherd
Wisdom and compassion are two themes that inform my current exploration of the dharma, and I aspire to integrate these as fully as I can in both formal practice and daily life.
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2017-02-26 31 short talk: Right Speech 14:47
A brief overview of Right Speech and the qualities that support it: mindfulness and the brahma vihara practices
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-25 30 talk: ethical conduct 25:33
Overview of the ethical factors of Right Speech, Right Action and Right Livelihood
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-25 29 guided meditation: compassion for a friend experiencing difficulties, then oneself 23:49
Practising compassion for a friend experiencing difficulties, then oneself, mostly using the reciting-phrases method
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-25 28 instructions: compassion practice 13:26
A brief overview of the brahma vihara practices, then introduction to compassion practice, acknowledging the challenges of practising for oneself
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-24 27 talk: Awakening Factors and Joy 40:16
An overview of the Seven Factors of Awakening, with a focus on Joy
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-24 26 guided meditation: radiating energy metta practice 17:12
A short guided metta meditation using the radiating-energy method, pervading metta in the four directions, above, below, and all around
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-24 25 instructions: metta part 2 15:32
Metta as a purification practice, and instructions for practicing the radiating-energy method of metta
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-24 24 short instructions: working with pain 7:13
Various suggestions for working with "pain," to help maintain a balanced relationship to physical discomfort
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-24 23 short instructions: breath-counting 3:56
Introduction of the technique of breath-counting in sets of ten, as a support for concentration
Seven-day insight meditation retreat
2017-02-23 22 talk: Right Effort 31:37
Right Effort as the sixth factor of the Noble Eightfold Path, with an overview of the Four Great Efforts
Seven-day insight meditation retreat

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