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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
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

2020-10-12 01 talk: introduction to mindfulness meditation for beginners 14:37
  Jill Shepherd
A short talk introducing insight meditation for beginners
Introduction to Insight Meditation

2020-10-11 06 talk: Heavenly Messengers 2 - Ageing 23:05
  Jill Shepherd
A short introduction to the heavenly messenger of ageing, as an invitation to explore our attitudes to our own ageing
Cultivating resilience in challenging times: Learning from the "heavenly messengers"

2020-10-11 Monday moring meditation: body, heart and mind coming together 43:08
  Jill Shepherd
Steadying and stilling the body as a support for steadying and stilling the heart-mind

2020-10-08 06 talk: an overview of the five clinging-aggregates 36:08
  Jill Shepherd
Continuing the exploration of insight into the three universal characteristics, focusing on anatta or not-self and how the aggregates are aspects of experience that we commonly identify with
Deepening Insight - a series of talks for Auckland Insight

2020-10-08 05 meditation: opening to the spaciousness of the body 26:40
  Jill Shepherd
Settling into the body, quieting the mind, and experiencing the body as sensations in space
Deepening Insight - a series of talks for Auckland Insight

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