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Thanissara's Dharma Talks at Dharmagiri
Thanissara
Thanissara, originally from London, was a nun for 12 years in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and has taught internationally the last 30 years. She is co-founder and director of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, South Africa and has an MA in Mindfulness Psychotherapy Practice from the UK. She 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 currently lives in the North Bay, California and teaches at IMS and Spirit Rock.
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2015-01-17 Yoga of the Heart 39:10
An inner attitude of love, compassion, attunement to goodness, and deep acceptance in the face of obstruction.
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-15 Attitude of Kindness & Great Compassion Ceremony 33:44
Explanation (in brief) of Kuan Yin Great Compassion & Renewal Ceremony - Cultivating kindness in relationship to our experience.
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-15 Compassionate Transformation 43:57
Journey through shadow, understanding sankhara - patterning, and the patient and challenging process of compassionate relationship. Mr Mandela's journey into "I love you all"
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-14 Compassionate Transformation 43:57
Journey through shadow, understanding sankhara - patterning, and the patient and challenging process of compassionate relationship. Mr Mandela's journey into "I love you all"
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-12 Cultivation of Wise Reflection 43:01
Balance of calm and insight practice, wisdom arising from dukkha, practice of overcoming suffering, Bahiya's (the disciple who understood the teaching quickest) question to the Buddha.
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-09 Renunciation2 - Practice of the First Foundation of Mindfulness 45:16
Moving from reliance on sense bases to immediate practice, here and now, of mindfulness of body/breath - Aspects of attention.
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2015-01-08 Renunciation1 - Entering the River of Reality 39:07
The practice of renunciation. Leaving behind & going forth. Contemplation of death. Tolerating uncertainty. Entering the flow of Life as an act of trust. The Great Earth & times of radical shift. Grace. Wisdom of the KoiSan People
Being Dharma Month Long at Dharmagiri, South Africa
2012-09-26 Being Present 36:02
Skill with guiding attention - working with 3 streams of energy of body, heart & mind - What disturbs?
Touching the Earth
2012-05-10 3.9.68 - Icon of the Heart 32:05
Sacred Mountain Study-Practice Program
2011-08-26 2.8.40 - The River of Self 45:01
Sacred Mountain Study-Practice Program

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