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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
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2020-10-26 08 instructions and guided walking meditation 10:55
  Jill Shepherd
Short instructions and guided walking meditation, for the whole group walking in a circle together
Introduction to Insight Meditation

2020-10-26 07 meditation: mindfulness of hearing 15:47
  Jill Shepherd
Practising mindfulness of sounds, settling back and receiving the experience of hearing (includes occasional bell sounds)
Introduction to Insight Meditation

2020-10-26 06 talk: mindfulness recap and introduction to mindfulness of hearing 11:25
  Jill Shepherd
A recap of mindfulness of the body, plus an introduction to practising different modes of mindfulness; exploring mindfulness of hearing as a way to cultivate relaxed receptivity
Introduction to Insight Meditation

2020-10-25 11 talk: the environmental crisis 31:51
  Jill Shepherd
Exploring how inner attitudes shape outer actions in relation to the climate crisis
Cultivating resilience in challenging times: Learning from the "heavenly messengers"

2020-10-25 10 meditation: making space for equanimity to arise 15:15
  Jill Shepherd
A short meditation orienting to the elements of earth and space, as support for equanimity
Cultivating resilience in challenging times: Learning from the "heavenly messengers"

2020-10-19 04 meditation: mindfulness of the body 26:36
  Jill Shepherd
Beginning with a body scan, tuning in to areas of the body that tend to habitually store tension and inviting it to relax, then bringing awareness to physical sensations throughout the whole body
Introduction to Insight Meditation

2020-10-19 03 short talk: mindfulness of the body 11:29
  Jill Shepherd
A short introduction to the benefits of working with the body as a foundation of mindfulness
Introduction to Insight Meditation

2020-10-18 09 talk: exploring vedana or feeling-tone and compassion in relation to illness 31:08
  Jill Shepherd
How mindfulness of feeling-tones helps protect us from reactivity in relation to physical illness, and instead, can strengthen skilful responses of wisdom and compassion
Cultivating resilience in challenging times: Learning from the "heavenly messengers"

2020-10-18 08 meditation: vedana or feeling-tones 17:38
  Jill Shepherd
A short guided meditation exploring physical sensations in the body and the feeling-tones associated with them
Cultivating resilience in challenging times: Learning from the "heavenly messengers"

2020-10-12 02 meditation: mindfulness of breathing 20:26
  Jill Shepherd
A short guided meditation for beginners, starting with mindfulness of the body sitting and breathing
Introduction to Insight Meditation

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