2019-11-01 Forest Refuge one-month retreat recordings

Jill and Caroline photoFour-week insight meditation retreat

Co-teacher Caroline Jones
Insight Meditation Society – Forest Refuge, Barre, Massachusetts
November 2018

Talks from the whole retreat here: Dharma Seed – 2019 November 1 – 30, 2019 at IMS – Forest Refuge

Jill’s talks

2019-11-02 Entering into the refuge of the Forest Refuge 47:59

Orienting to six qualities that support us to enter more fully into practicing at the Forest Refuge: safety, silence, solitude, simplicity, slowing down, and stillness

2019-11-08 Wisdom and the Body 51:58

Cultivating a wiser relationship to the body through an understanding of the First Noble Truth, focusing on some of the ways we cling to our bodies

2019-11-15 Wisdom and the Body – Part Two 49:22

Exploring clinging and release with a focus on the body, using three practices from the Satipatthana Sutta as support from developing a wiser relationship to the body: contemplating the body in terms of its anatomical parts, its elemental qualities, and as a corpse in decay

2019-11-22 Wisdom and Vedana / Feeling-tone 49:00

Exploring clinging and release with a focus on vedana: knowing worldly and unworldly pleasant, unpleasant and neutral feeling-tones, and understanding why the Buddha placed so much importance on the experience of unworldly feeling-tone as a support for the deepening of dharma practice

2019-11-29 Perception and Volitional Formations 48:14

Exploring clinging and release with a focus on the clinging-aggregates of perception and volitional formations

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