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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
2020-07-16 02 meditation: mindfulness of sounds 27:02
  Jill Shepherd
guided meditation starting with the breath and physical sensations, opening up to sounds and hearing
Foundations of Insight

2020-07-16 01 talk mindfulness of hearing 20:58
  Jill Shepherd
Continuing exploring different aspects of mindfulness, now using mindfulness of hearing to emphasise a relaxed, receptive approach to meditation
Foundations of Insight

2020-07-09 03 guided meditation: standing then walking 14:07
  Jill Shepherd
Instructions to continue mindfulness of the body while changing posture from sitting to standing, then walking together as a group, in a circle
Foundations of Insight

2020-07-09 02 guided meditaton: mindfulness of the breath then physical sensations 24:21
  Jill Shepherd
Beginning with mindfulness of breathing to develop stability of mind, then opening to physical sensations throughout the whole body
Foundations of Insight

2020-07-09 01 talk: mindfulness of body 21:51
  Jill Shepherd
Using the tool of mental noting to develop a strong foundation of mindfulness of the body, and how this helps cultivate a healthier relationship to the body
Foundations of Insight

2020-07-02 02 guided meditation: mindfulness of breathing 22:51
  Jill Shepherd
An introduction to mindfulness of breathing, using the rhythm of the breath to steady awareness and then refining mindfulness to stay connected with the details of the breath, one half-breath at a time
Foundations of Insight

2020-07-02 01 talk intro to insight meditation 19:30
  Jill Shepherd
A short introduction to insight meditation, its purpose and the key techniques for developing mindfulness (sati) and stability of mind (samadhi)
Foundations of Insight

2020-06-11 27 guided meditation: equanimity as spaciousness 28:30
  Jill Shepherd
Orienting to space within and outside the body as a support for resting the mind into equanimity
Insight Meditation + Insight Dialogue seven-day retreat

2020-06-11 25: guided meditation cultivating mudita 28:38
  Jill Shepherd
Beginning by orienting to pleasant feeling-tones in the body as a way in to the experience of appreciation, then opening to other aspects of one's life that are going well, and noticing the effect of mudita on the body, heart and mind
Insight Meditation + Insight Dialogue seven-day retreat

2020-06-11 24 instructions: mudita practice 13:28
  Jill Shepherd
How mudita, appreciative joy, can be an antidote to "mana" or comparing mind, and in the context of Insight Dialogue practice, can help reduce self-consciousness in dyad (pairs) practice
Insight Meditation + Insight Dialogue seven-day retreat

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