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Thanissara's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Thanissara
Thanissara, from London, was a nun for 12 years in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and has taught internationally for over 30 years. She is co-founder of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, South Africa, Sacred Mountain Sangha, California, and Chattanooga Insight, Tennessee. She has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from the Karuna Institute UK and is co-author of Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Guide to Engaged Buddhism, author of Time To Stand Up, An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth, and several books of poetry. She is a member of the Teacher Council at Spirit Rock and co-guiding teacher of Sacred Mountain Sangha.
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2023-12-04 The Dharma of Engaging These Times 1:36:59
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2023-11-25 Guided Quan Yin Compassion Meditation (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 31:42
Suffusing the world with healing light
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Refuge, Resilience, Presence, and Love In Our Times
2023-11-24 Dharma Talk: Beyond Separative Consciousness in These Times (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:09
Beyond the walls of the mind. Power of clear intention. The unique potential within humanity
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Refuge, Resilience, Presence, and Love In Our Times
2023-11-20 Dharma Talk: The Taste of Peace (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 49:55
Ever present peace. Entering the stream of the Dharma. Essential potential within obstructions.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Refuge, Resilience, Presence, and Love In Our Times
2022-11-24 Return to Earth: Dharma in Times of Dismemberment 53:57
From separative consciousness to participatory beings within the sacred web of life rooted in Bodhicitta.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey Into Refuge, Presence, and Love
2022-11-22 Accessing Peace through Letting Be (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 47:03
with Dawn Mauricio, Djuna Devereaux, Gullu Singh, Kittisaro, Thanissara
Finding a Balance Within Letting go and Engaging.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey Into Refuge, Presence, and Love
2022-11-22 Reverence: Opening the Door to the Deathless (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 31:19
with Dawn Mauricio, Djuna Devereaux, Gullu Singh, Kittisaro, Thanissara
Reflections around Dukkha and its cause, the two fundamental roots, and the importance of contemplating change. Guest/dust simile and noticing that which never changes.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey Into Refuge, Presence, and Love
2022-11-20 Breath Meditation: Steps to Shift out of Suffering 46:07
Balance and the cultivation of a contemplative mind supported by Jhana factors.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey Into Refuge, Presence, and Love
2022-11-19 Samadhi: Cultivating a Gathered Heart & Mind - Kittisaro 56:22
with Dawn Mauricio, Djuna Devereaux, Gullu Singh, Kittisaro, Thanissara
Steps on Anapanasati: Mindfulness of Breath
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Journey Into Refuge, Presence, and Love
2022-11-13 Cultivating the Four Wise Efforts: Nurturing the Wholesome, Embracing Suffering (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 2:12
Spirit Rock Meditation Center DPP7#2

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