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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
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2022-02-15 17 talk: Confidence 45:53
Gil Fronsdal
Exploring the third of the three conditions that support insight: confidence, or dharma confidence
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-15 16 instructions: mindfulness of the body 9:39
Gil Fronsdal
Exploring how body sensations can be an early warning system that reactivity is taking over; and the benefits of bringing mind and body into harmony with each other
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-15 15 meditation: mindfulness of the body 46:38
Gil Fronsdal
Progressing from mindfulness of breathing to mindfulness of the body, bringing awareness to physical sensations
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-14 14 meditation: Well-being 15:39
Jill Shepherd
Beginning by orienting to appreciation as a support for settling the body, heart and mind into well-being (note: due to a technical glitch, the recording stopped after the first set of instructions and the ending instructions weren't included)
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-14 13 talk: Well-being 48:42
Gil Fronsdal
The importance of cultivating dharma joy or well-being, which includes qualities such as ease, warmth, happpiness, contentment, gladness, delight, bliss, as supports for the path to freedom
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-14 12 instructions and meditation: mindfulness of breathing 57:08
Gil Fronsdal
Bringing awareness to how we're paying attention, allowing it to be relaxed and easy as we steady our mindfulness on the experience of breathing
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-13 11 meditation: body, breathing 30:07
Jill Shepherd
Establishing awareness of the body sitting, then experience of breathing, attuning to the rhythm of receiving and releasing, and gently letting go of involvement in thinking
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-13 10 reflections: strengthening steadiness and stability 12:10
Jill Shepherd
Short reflections on the preliminary processes of this retreat: orienting to steadiness and stability, and noticing what gets in the way; sensitising ourselves to the stress of self-referencing thought-patterns, and to the ease that becomes available when they're released.
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-13 09 talk: Cultivating Stability 45:42
Gil Fronsdal
Cultivating stability as one of the beneficial conditions htat supports insight to arise
Cultivation and Insight

2022-02-12 03 meditation: orienting to kindness and ease 14:56
Jill Shepherd
Beginning by establishing a kind relationship to technology, then people on the screen, then settling into the body and orienting to ease
Cultivation and Insight

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