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Retreat Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Retreats

Steadying the Heart

5-day Brahma Vihara Retreat with Jessica Morey and Oren Jay Sofer

2021-03-31 (6 days) Insight Meditation Retreats

2021-04-01 Compassion like an Old Friend 48:10
Oren Jay Sofer
(Day 1) Compassion is the open heart's response to suffering and a profound resource for meeting life. By attending to our experience closely we can develop compassion for ourselves and the world with the care and strength of an old friend.
2021-04-02 Joy as the Path of Practice and its Fruition 47:00
Jessica Morey
Day 2: This talk explores the many kinds joy and happiness found within the Buddha's teachings of awakening and offers ways to nurture these. Cultivating gladness, happiness, piti and joy within our own heart-minds is a valuable support for the deepening of mudita, sympathetic joy.
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