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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
2020-08-24 26 meditation: metta as an inquiry practice 13:47
  Jill Shepherd
Exploring metta as an inquiry practice, noticing the effects on the body, the heart and the mind as kindness is fully received
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-24 25 talk: the two wings of Wisdom and Compassion 40:00
  Jill Shepherd
How insight and the brahmavihara practices of kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity mutually support and reinforce each other; includes an exploration of metta as an inquiry practice
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-24 22 instructions: mindfulness of hearing 8:21
  Julie Downard
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-24 21 meditation: feeling-tone 23:28
  Julie Downard
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-24 20 instructions: Second Foundation of Mindfulness - feeling-tone 46:02
  Julie Downard
Exploring feeling-tone or vedana and its role in enhancing dukkha when there's no mindfulness
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-23 19 talk: Four Noble Truths 52:48
  Julie Downard
An overview of the Four Noble Truths and the four tasks
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-23 17 talk: mindfulness of the body and impermanence 28:24
  Jill Shepherd
Returning to the First Noble Truth and the five clinging-aggregates, exploring clinging to the body as a source of dukkha and opening to impermanence as an antidote
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-23 16 instructions: seeing and walking 12:45
  Julie Downard
Bringing mindfulness into daily life, opening to the visual field, noticing seeing and looking, and instructions for mindful walking
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-23 15 meditation: mindfulness of body and breathing 37:36
  Julie Downard
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-23 14 instructions: mindfulness of body 28:58
  Julie Downard
How mindfulness of the body supports the steadiness and unification of mind known as samadhi, which in turn supports vipassana, clear seeing. This process is also about opening and softening the heart.
Finding the heart of freedom

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