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Nikki Mirghafori's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Nikki Mirghafori
Nikki is of Persian heritage, and was introduced to contemplative practices and yoga in the early 1980's, to meditation in 1991, and to Theravada Buddhism in 2003. She has studied with various Western and Eastern teachers, with a keen interest in intensive silent retreats. She studied jhanas and detailed analytical vipassana with the renowned meditation master Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw who instructed her to teach. She is also a Spirit Rock authorized retreat teacher, a Stanford trained compassion cultivation instructor, and a UCLA certified mindfulness facilitator. She teaches Buddhist meditation and contemplation nationally, and in particular, at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, where she also serves on their Board of Directors. Nikki holds a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley and has had an active career as an Artificial Intelligence scientist in academia and industry for over two decades.
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2024-01-14 The Dharma of Martin Luther King Jr. 1:16:26
Spirit Rock Meditation Center BIPOC Voices - Series
2023-12-16 Closing Ceremony (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 1:17:31
with Kim Allen, Nikki Mirghafori
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-15 The Path of Happiness, Leading to Peace in Ourselves and the World (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:03
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-14 Guided Meditation: Metta for Self and Dear Being (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 30:56
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-14 Morning Instructions: Mindfulness of Emotions with R.A.F.T. (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 57:11
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-13 Growing in Wisdom Through the Five Veils (aka Hinderances) (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 61:43
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-12 Guided Meditation: Recollecting Our Goodness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 30:56
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-12 Morning Instructions: Mindfulness of the Breath in the Body 59:20
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-11 Practicing Peace: Making Our Minds & Hearts Safe for Ourselves and Others (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 63:53
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Practicing Peace: Bringing Ease into Every Moment
2023-12-01 Guided Meditation: Equanimity and the Feeling Tone (Vedana) (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 57:35
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Cultivating Equanimity: The Happiness of a Heart in Balance and Peace

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