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Dharma Talks given at Auckland 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

2020-09-10 meditation: exploring dukkha 24:44
  Jill Shepherd
Bringing awareness to any dukkha present in the moment, noticing any reactions of clinging or resistance, and using wisdom, compassion and equanimity to help that clinging release

2020-09-10 04 meditation: dukkha and release 24:44
  Jill Shepherd
Bringing awareness to dukkha or unsatisfactoriness in the moment, and inviting the release of any resistance to it
Deepening Insight - a series of talks for Auckland Insight

2020-09-10 talk: impermanence and dukkha 30:33
  Jill Shepherd
Continuing to explore the three universal characteristics, looking at the relationship between impermanence and unsatisfactoriness, dukkha, and how wisdom and compassion can help release clinging / resistance to dukkha

2020-09-10 03 talk: impermanence and dukkha 30:33
  Jill Shepherd
Continuing to explore the three universal characteristics, with a focus on the relationship between impermanence and dukkha or unsatisfactoriness
Deepening Insight - a series of talks for Auckland Insight

2020-09-03 02 talk: insight into impermanence 37:46
  Jill Shepherd
An overview of the three universal characteristics of experience, focussing on anicca or impermanence, change, instability
Deepening Insight - a series of talks for Auckland Insight

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