Wednesday night live

We started live-streaming our Wednesday evening sits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view previous sessions here:

  • October 2020
    • October 14 – meditation and dharma talk: inquiry, the next factor of awakening; exploring this quality as a key to wisdom and energy.
    • October 7 – meditation and dharma talk: discussion on equanimity and mindfulness, two of the factors of awakening, which encourage active engagement with the process of liberation of the heart and mind.
  • September 2020
    • September 30 – meditation and dharma talk: about Equanimity, the last of the 7 Factors of Awakening, and the last of the Divine Abodes of the Heart.
    • September 23 – meditation and dharma talk: ways we can cultivate the seven factors of awakening at any time, and as support to our practice.
    • September 16 – meditation and dharma talk: exploring the theme of liberation as a daily practice.
    • September 9 – dharma talk with guest teacher Adrianne Ross: paramis as qualities we can develop in daily life
    • September 2 – meditation and dharma talk with guest teacher Susie Harrington: introducing the next topic we will be exploring over the next little while, the Seven Factors of Awakening. Susie provided a little more detail about interest and intimacy (dhammavicaya, often translated as “investigation”).
  • August 2020
    • August 26 – meditation and dharma talk: we explore the difficult states of mind referred to as the hindrances as processes of liberation for the mind and heart from a heart perspective, on our metta night.
    • August 19 – meditation and dharma talk: getting to know the challenging states of mind as a pathway to being more free, in the midst of things. We will look more closely at the hindrances, or challenging states of mind, at more ways to work with their energies
    • August 12 – meditation and dharma talk: sharing some of the wisdom we learned from Nature during the recent retreats at Anglin Lake
    • August 5 – meditation and dharma talk: 4 essential items the Buddha recommended we P.A.C.K. for our inner journey.
  • July 2020
    • July 29 – meditation and dharma talk: reflecting on the importance of sangha friends on the path – friends both inner and outer, who support our heart.
    • July 22 – meditation and dharma talk: summarizing our exploration of wisdom and tie it back into a bird’s eye view of the 8 fold path of peace.
    • July 15 – meditation and dharma talk: bringing in the quality of lightness and experimentation to our our cultivation of wisdom – what are you cooking in your wisdom laboratory?
    • July 8 – welcome and meditation, dharma talk: how we can live fully and wholeheartedly, with wholesome desire, without attachment.
    • July 1 – welcome and meditation, dharma talk: connecting the dots of the wisdom practices we have been exploring to understand how to set the conditions for this innate and natural process.
  • June 2020
  • May 2020
    • May 27: how the four Divine Abodes of kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity collaborate in our daily lives, with a special look at the role of joy in nourishing the other three
    • May 20 with special guest appearance by Rachel Lewis: clear seeing as a way of seeing meditation as a fascinating deep sea dive… what beauty can we discover?
    • May 13: exploring what clear seeing means, and how it leads to wisdom and peace
    • May 6: Wise View – reflecting on our experience and learning from it; exploring reflections and learnings from this time of COVID that we wish to carry as touchstones in our lives
  • April 2020
  • March 2020

These teachings are freely offered. If you are able to offer financial support to Jeanne, please visit our dana page for details on sending an e-transfer or making other arrangements.
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