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Deborah Ratner Helzer's Dharma Talks
Deborah Ratner Helzer
Deborah Ratner Helzer has practiced with Western and Asian teachers in the Theravada tradition since 1995, including a year as a nun in Burma. She has been teaching in the Washington, DC area and assisting with retreats around the country since 2001.
2013-08-04 Morning Instructions and Q&A 57:55
Becoming aware of our attitude toward experience. Working with sleepiness and restlessness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2013-08-03 The Role Of Right View On Retreat 57:43
What kind of skillful understandings help to motivate and support us in our practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-11 Walking The Eight Fold Path In Lay Life 1:11:06
The path taught by the Buddha extends far beyond formal retreat - there are many ways we can take it with us when we leave.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-10 Guided Metta 44:39
Metta Family Portrait
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-08 Metta Instructions - Neutral Person 48:01
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-08 Morning Instructions Day #5 62:13
Recognizing Absolute Reality
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-07 Relative And Absolute 66:48
Our lives play out on these two levels of reality - can we learn to open to and understand them both?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-06 Guided Metta 49:24
Near and far enemies
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2012-08-04 Expectations 49:07
Expectations on a journey of exploration. We never know where we might land - can we let go of expectations and be open to what comes?
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Awareness and Dhamma Wisdom: Insight Meditation Retreat
2010-08-14 Instructions Day 8 50:58
Observing experiences and the natural awareness of them as they arise and pass together; no-self, reincarnation, karma.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight and the Art of Equanimity

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