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Jill Shepherd's Dharma Talks
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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2017-01-07 14 Meditation: Metta for Benefactor 27:06
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-07 13 Instructions: Metta meditation 8:51
An overview of how metta works with insight practice, and how to practice it for the category known as the benefactor
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-07 12 Meditation: Mindfulness of Mind 28:53
Starting with mindfulness of breathing, opening to physical sensations, sounds, thoughts, and emotions
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-07 11 Instructions: Mindfulness of Mind 12:38
Bringing awareness to mental activity, and ways of reducing identification with thoughts
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-06 10 Talk: The Five Hindrances part 2 40:10
The Five Hindrances and some techniques for working with difficult emotions
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-06 09 Instructions: Mindfulness of Feeling-tone (Vedana) 9:40
Learning how to recognise pleasant, unpleasant and neutral feeling-tone at the six sense doors, and guidance for exploring this in pairs, naming pleasant and unpleasant feeling-tone out loud
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-06 08 Meditation: Mindfulness of Hearing 25:18
Opening to sound as a meditation object
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-06 07 Instructions: Mental Noting and Mindfulness of Hearing 12:03
Different approaches to mindfulness, including the use of mental noting and using sound as the meditation object
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-05 06 Talk: Three Universal Characteristics and the Five Hindrances 48:34
The purpose of insight as seeing clearly into the three universal characteristics of anicca - impermanence, dukkha - unsatisfactoriness, and anatta - not-self, and how the five hindrances of sensual desire, ill will or aversion, sloth and torpor, restlessness and remorse, and sceptical doubt get in the way of clear seeing
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings
2017-01-05 05 Instructions: Refining mindfulness of the body 7:50
Instructions for paying closer attention to physical sensations in the body, and guidance on meditating in pairs, naming physical sensations out loud
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre New Year, New Beginnings

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