Insight Meditation Satsang: Archive 2016-2019

Read the Dīgha Nikāya: The Long Discourses of the Buddha

Come together in Saṅgha to read the majestic first collection in the Pāli Canon, the Dīgha Nikāya, or “Long Discourses of the Buddha.”
One Friday of the month, 8:30am – 10am (Pacific).
Join anytime. Recordings included.

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Retreat: Haṭha Yoga Sadhana (Summer 2019)

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Home Retreat: Living the Dhamma (Summer 2020)

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At Home in Our Hearts: Practicing with Adoption, Fostering, and Birth Family Rupture

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The Great Matter of Birth and Death

Talks and meditations on Buddha’s birth, liberation, and death. Included are 5 talks & meditations (a little over 3 hours of audio), originally given at Insight Meditation Satsang in May 2018 and May 2019.

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Vastness and Collective Liberation: Mahāyāna View and Practice

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Mettā is a Prayer for World Peace: Brahmavihāra Practice and Interdependence

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Buddhism & Hatha Yoga

Buddhism and Yoga: Integrating the Traditions

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The Radical Inquiry of Buddhist Mindfulness: Cultivating Satipaṭṭhāna

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Trauma-Centered Mindfulness: Insights from Organic Intelligence and Polyvagal Theory

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Identity, Positionality, and Ancestral Karma

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5 Foundations of Practice: Giving, Ethics, Heavens, Dangers, Renunciation

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How to Practice: Instructions for Beginners in Meditation and Movement

The Noble Eightfold Path to the End of Dissatisfaction

Talks and meditations on the Buddha’s instructions for individual and collective liberation. A gorgeous blueprint for spiritual, psychological, and mystical practice.

130 hours of audio content.
Recorded at Insight Meditation Satsang, May 2019 - Dec 2021.

History of Yoga Course

Intro to the History of Yoga: Philosophy, Practice, Transformation

A university-level introduction to Yoga history designed for dedicated students of Yoga and meditation. Lecture, practices, and reflection to support culturally literate contemporary practice.
20 hours of pre-recorded video content.
Registered with Yoga Alliance; receive CEUs.

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