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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
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2023-02-02 01 talk: overview of the ten pāramī 29:22
Jill Shepherd
An introduction to the ten pāramī, skilful qualities of heart and mind that help us to navigate life's challenges, and ways to cultivate these in daily life
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2023

2022-10-13 talk: taking refuge in dharma p2 - dukkha and mettā 28:23
Jill Shepherd
Exploring the relationship between dukkha (unsatisfactoriness, stress, distress, suffering) as the First Noble Truth, and mettā (kindness, good will, benevolence) as the first of the four brahmavihāra
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-10-13 meditation: acceptance of what is 30:22
Jill Shepherd
Beginning with mindfulness of the body and breathing, then making space for whatever experiences arise, orienting to acceptance and letting go of trying to control the process in any way
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-08-19 Meditation: accepting, allowing, opening to how it is right now 27:00
Jill Shepherd
Settling in and making space for whatever our experience is in this moment, meeting it with acceptance and kindness
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-08-18 Talk: introduction to the theme of taking refuge in Dharma 28:51
Jill Shepherd
An exploration of what it means to take refuge generally, and then specifically in relation to dharma, with a brief introduction to the Four Noble Truths and the Four Brahamavihāra of kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-06-23 A short talk on developing gratitude as a resource for facing up to the climate crisis 11:34
Jill Shepherd
Developing gratitude as a resource that strengthens our capaity to turn towards challenges, based on the Active Hope training by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-06-16 talk: sangha as support for facing in to the climate crisis 18:43
Jill Shepherd
With sangha as support, turning towards the reality of the climate crisis using the Active Hope process created by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone
Auckland Insight weekly talks 2022

2022-05-22 05 talk: facing up to impermanence, endings, loss 15:27
Jill Shepherd
Following a reading on the passing of the Buddha, reflecting on the truth of impermanence and how none of us are immune to it; moving into a ritual to acknowledge recent losses, and strengthen inner qualities to be able to navigate change with more ease
2022 Vesak celebration for Auckland Insight

2022-05-22 04 talk: awakening mutuality 16:09
Jill Shepherd
Exploring what Awakening or Nibbāna means, then exploring some words by Thomas Hubl to explore how sangha or community can develop mindfulness, mutuality and mirroring as a support for insight
2022 Vesak celebration for Auckland Insight

2022-05-22 03 talk: introduction to the life of the Buddha 7:39
Jill Shepherd
Finding points of commonality in our own lives with the life of the Buddha, then moving into relational practice exploring what motivated us to step out of the "palace of delusion"
2022 Vesak celebration for Auckland Insight

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