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Annie Nugent's Dharma Talks
Annie Nugent
Annie Nugent has practiced since 1979 and was an IMS Resident Teacher, 1999-2003. Her teaching style aims to reveal how all aspects of our lives can help us come to a clear and direct understanding of the Truth.
2012-11-20 Guided Mudita - The 3rd of the Brahma Viharas 45:26
This guided Mudita - Joy in the joy of others points to the way to access this quality which is not so easy for us to do at times... We take it slowly...trusting that it will begin to grow within us - a drop at a time.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-11-18 The Far Reaching Effects of Generosity. 66:09
There are many aspects to consider when practicing generosity - not least of all its far reaching effect. It is helpful to know what these aspects are so as not to limit the power of the act of giving.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-11-11 5 spiritual faculties 64:20
Without being aware of it, these 5 faculties are being developed the moment we begin to practice the dharma with any sincerity... this talk sheds light on how these 5 factors of mind are being prepared and aligned, paving the way for wisdom to arise.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-11-04 Understanding Dukkha - The First Noble Truth. (Version ii) 58:44
Do we really need to talk about this in such detail? Yes - through understanding suffering we also come to know freedom from suffering...it is a happily ever after story in the end.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-10-28 A journey towards unconditional love.. 57:24
The boundless heart of loving kindness is a journey - revealing our limitations and misunderstanding of this beautiful quality of heart...until we come to taste it in it's purity... this comes with practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-10-23 Guided Meditation Instructions 43:42
"Hello Body"... gently opening to uncomfortable sensations in the body...allowing it to be the way it is... noticing our attitude.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2012-09-25 Living The Eight Fold Path 60:21
Seeing the 8 fold path within life shows us that the dharma is always available to us when we recognize it's presence. If we do, confidence prevails.... we know that we can live the dharma in each moment, no matter what may be happening.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge September 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-09-10 Wise and Unwise Attention 56:32
Attending unwisely to the moment keeps us trapped in the delusion that experience is personal, me and mine. Wise attention keeps us on our toes - for example: we are not pulled into those little thoughts, believing them to be real. Check to see in any moment are you attending wisely or unwisely?
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge September 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-09-03 Mara 60:31
Our sneaky friend Mara, “The Tempter” needs to be seen in all his guises so that he doesn't fool us. This talk looks at the 10 Armies of Mara that might be operating at any time when we are not being mindful.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge September 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-08-24 Views and Opinions. (Version i) 52:24
Pointing fingers at others, we miss the fact that we are simply caught in our views and opinions. I am better than you... I am worse than you... all opinions and comparisons that keep us living in a very small world of delusion.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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