Donate  |   Contact


The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Dharma Talks Access for Retreatants

The Seven Factors of Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

The Seven Factors of Awakening, known as the bojjhangas in Pali, the language of the original Buddhist teachings, are innate beautiful qualities inside of all of us that can be cultivated. The factors are mindfulness, investigation, energy, joy, tranquility, concentration and equanimity. Through meditation practice, we can understand and develop these qualities, as well as deepen our commitment to awakening. These factors are often referred to as “inner wealth” for meditators, because of their value to our practice – they strengthen the heart’s capacity to let go of harmful habits.
2020-03-03 (6 days) Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center

  
2020-03-04 Using The Body As Anchor (with Matthew Hepburn) 63:02
  Chas DiCapua
How to use different parts of the body and different apertures of awareness to anchor and the attention to the present moment.
2020-03-05 Whole Body Breathing 50:46
  Chas DiCapua
How to feel the breath throughout the whole body, with a relaxed open awareness.
2020-03-06 Meditating With Thoughts 60:54
  Chas DiCapua
How to include thoughts in meditation practice and explore their nature.
2020-03-07 Feeling Tone (Vedanā) 44:28
  Chas DiCapua
How to practice with feeling tone and why it is important
2020-03-07 Choiceless Awareness 59:38
  Chas DiCapua
How to practice with undirected attention and the art of going back and forth between using an anchor and not using one.
Creative Commons License