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Dharma Talks given at Auckland Insight Meditation
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

2020-09-03 01 meditation: impermanence 30:01
Jill Shepherd
Exploring impermanence through the breath and physical sensations
Deepening Insight - a series of talks for Auckland Insight

2020-08-30 50 talk: continuing practice after the retreat 35:12
Julie Downard

2020-08-29 49 talk: "It's all about the glass" 47:42
Julie Downard
Exploring gratitude
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-29 47 talk: expanding sila and compassion to include all living beings 24:59
Julie Downard
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-27 41 talk: The truth that changes everything 45:55
Julie Downard
The Buddha's Awakening, and an exploration of the Bahiya Sutta
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-27 42 instructions: directed and undirected practice 21:08
Julie Downard
Developing the skill of knowing when to use which practice methods
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-26 37 talk: common afflictive thought-patterns and some ways to help them release 44:33
Jill Shepherd
Learning how to recognise common afflictive thought patterns such as "lack" mind and comparing mind, and using wisdom and compassion to help them release
Finding the heart of freedom

2020-08-26 36 instructions: the clinging aggregates of perception and mental formations 13:16
Jill Shepherd
Exploring the role that perception and volitional mental formations play in constructing identity, and can easily lead to proliferation when there's no mindfulness
Finding the heart of freedom

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