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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.
2012-08-17 Simplicity 52:19
In connecting with the ordinariness of this moment we can taste the simplicity of life. Just the six sense doors not being grasped at or pushed away, but known as they are.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-08-03 Aspiration 46:52
Do we have an aspiration in our practice? This quality plays an important role in keeping our practice alive, especially as we touch the truth that all beings are suffering - our aspiration becomes motivated by compassion for all beings.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge August 2012 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2012-04-28 Wise Speech. 58:24
Bringing awareness to the words and attitudes we use in speech can be very revealing - and a powerful path to freedom if we have the determination to work with this factor of the 8 fold path.
Mountain Hermitage Hermitage
2011-11-27 The Ten Paramis(version ii) 64:45
The ten wholesome qualities of mind that can be cultivated in daily life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2011-10-30 Wisdom(version ii) 55:43
The practice of insight is all about developing wisdom. This talk describes both how this wisdom comes about – and what the resulting wisdom actually is....and how it shows itself in our worldly life.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2011-10-23 Right Motivation 58:21
At first our practice is for ourselves alone...but as wisdom begins to unfold through reflection and practice, we come to understand that all beings are in the same predicament that we are - suffering and wanting to be happy. Thus we can do our practice for the benefit of all beings. This becomes the natural response to our suffering world.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Three-Month Retreat - Part 2
2011-08-11 Four Noble Truths 60:47
Of all of the vastness of the Buddha's understanding, he summed up the essence of his discovery with just these 4 truths - which are not meant to be an intellectual understanding, rather we need to see them manifest directly....in all areas of our lives. In this way our lives are onward leading towards freedom.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Insight and the Art of Equanimity
2011-06-24 Living the Middle Path 55:03
Seeing the 8 fold path within the most mundane of daily life experiences 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.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-06-10 Working with difficult states of mind 57:21
The skillful means for working with these difficult states of mind(emotions) vary from person to person and even day to day, depending on what is appropriate NOW. This talk looks at ways to develop a gently intuitive attitude of mind to support letting be with what is, revealing the true nature of these emotions. Includes the support of Bodhicitta attitude.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge
2011-06-03 Letting Go 56:58
In one way or another all of the Buddha's teachings point towards letting go... other words with the same meaning are: renunciation, abandoning, reliquishing or giving up... This talk is about the what, why, where and when of letting go..
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge June 2011 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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