2017-02-19 BMIMC seven-day insight meditation retreat recordings

A seven-day insight meditation retreat exploring the Satipatthana Sutta (Four Foundations of Mindfulness) in conjunction with the Noble Eightfold Path: Right View, Right Intention, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration.

Complete selection of all the instruction sessions, guided meditations and dharma talks here:


Evening dharma talks only:

2017-02-20 Developing wisdom the Four Noble Truths and an overview of the Noble Eightfold Path 48:01 mins

How wisdom can be cultivated as an understanding of the Four Noble Truths, with an overview of the Noble Eightfold Path


2017-02-21 Right View and Right Thought 40:44 mins

An overview of Right View and Right Thought (or Right Intention), focusing on renunciation as a way to happiness


2017-02-22 Vedana, Right Thought, Metta and Compassion 41:09 mins

Exploring vedana or feeling-tone as the building block of reactivity, and metta or good will and compassion or harmlessness as aspects of Right Thought


2017-02-23 Right Effort 31:37 mins

Right Effort as the sixth factor of the Noble Eightfold Path, with an overview of the Four Great Efforts


2017-02-24 Awakening Factors and Joy 40:16 mins

An overview of the Seven Factors of Awakening, with a focus on Joy


2017-02-25 Ethical Conduct 25:33 mins

Overview of the ethical factors of Right Speech, Right Action and Right Livelihood


2017-02-26 Right Speech 14:47 mins

A brief overview of Right Speech and the qualities that support it: mindfulness and the brahma vihara practices


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 Stone Buddha at the Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre, sitting in the shade of an apple tree