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Dharma Talks given at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
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2017-09-12 Instructions: equanimity for difficult person 10:48
Jill Shepherd
Exploring equanimity in relation to a "difficult" person
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-11 Talk: Seven Factors of Awakening 40:43
Jill Shepherd
An overview of the seven factors of awakening and how to work skilfully with more refined states of mind
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-10 Talk: equanimity 48:42
Greg Scharf
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-10 Guided meditation: mudita for oneself and a good friend 22:17
Jill Shepherd
Guided meditation appreciation one's own good qualities and good fortune, then those of a good friend
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-10 Instructions: mudita for oneself 10:21
Jill Shepherd
Exploring the Buddha's instructions to Mahanama to contemplate his own generosity and virtues, as a basis for practising mudita for oneself
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-09 Talk: mudita - appreciative joy 41:42
Jill Shepherd
Exploring the brahma vihara practice of mudita, the obstacles that get in the way of it, and suggestions for beginning to develop the quality of joy as a support for insight practice
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-09 Guided meditation: refining mindfulness of breathing, using mental noting 41:14
Jill Shepherd
Beginning with the instruction to calm the bodily formations, then refining attention on the specific characteristics of each breath
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-09 Very short instructions for refining mindfulness of breathing 4:19
Jill Shepherd
Maintaining relaxed awareness while bringing more precision to mindfulness of breathing, using the tool of mental noting when helpful
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-08 Talk: the ten parami and patience 49:26
Greg Scharf
An overview of the ten parami (perfections) with an emphasis on patience
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

2017-09-08 Guided meditation: exploring difficult emotions 13:39
Jill Shepherd
Short guided meditation offering some techniques for exploring difficult emotions, including self-compassion
Awakening our Natural Wisdom

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