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Andrea Fella's Dharma Talks
Andrea Fella
Andrea Fella is the co-teacher at the Insight Meditation Center and the Insight Retreat Center. She has been practicing Insight Meditation since 1996, and teaching Insight Meditation since 2003. She is particularly drawn to intensive retreat practice, and has done a number of long retreats, both in the United States and in Burma. During one long practice period in Burma, she ordained as a nun with Sayadaw U Janaka. Andrea is especially drawn to the wisdom teachings of the Buddha. Her teachings emphasize clarity and practicality. Andrea is a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council, and teaches residential retreats for IMC and other retreat centers around the country
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2012-02-12 Guided Metta (2) 45:34
Mountain Hermitage Fella and Scharf
2012-02-11 Instructions First Morning 25:05
Mountain Hermitage Fella and Scharf
2012-02-11 Mindfulness 53:12
Mountain Hermitage Fella and Scharf
2012-02-10 Opening Talk 1:17:09
Mountain Hermitage Fella and Scharf
2011-11-20 Wise and Balanced Effort 61:53
As we learn how to bring wise and balanced effort to our experience, we create the conditions that support the ripening of our practice.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Thanksgiving Insight Retreat
2011-11-01 Travelling the Eightfold Path Towards Insight and Liberation 37:08
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley Tuesday Talks—2011
2011-10-19 Crossing the Flood 58:30
The Buddha often taught the Dhamma through the use of analogy, which can be a powerful way for the teachings to resonate. This talk explores two famous analogies from the Pali Canon, and how we can understand our practice thorugh the imagery of these analogies.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2011-10-13 The cycle of suffering 58:44
The Buddha's teaching on dependant origination describes how our minds create stuggle and suffering in our lives. This talk explores some practical ways this teaching can help us to break this cycle.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2011-10-05 Aversion and Insight 61:59
We sometimes think that if we are experiencing aversion in our practice, that insight must be out of reach. Yet the Buddha teaches us that the path unfolds through understanding suffering. When we bring mindfulness to aversion itself, the understanding that develops can be very freeing.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1
2011-09-28 The Wandering Mind 63:09
Practicing meditation, we inevitably encounter the wandering mind. Rather than considering this experience to be a "problem", if we explore this phenomenon with mindfulness, we can learn a lot about our minds.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 1

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