Podcasts
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Guided meditations
Teacher picks – selected talks
Sangha News interviews

Talks on the practice of meditation are a vital aspect of the IMS retreat experience and help to bring alive the Buddha's teachings of freedom. At the Retreat Center, teachers offer talks on a daily basis. At the Forest Refuge, talks usually take place twice a week.

Podcasts

Subscribing to an IMS podcast allows you to automatically receive new talks given either at the Retreat Center or the Forest Refuge, as soon as they are available online.

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Retreat Center Talks

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Forest Refuge Talks

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These are the 15 most recent talks available from each center. This list is automatically updated as soon as new talks are uploaded.

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Retreat Center Talks

51197: 2018-07-17 Akincano Marc Weber
Flavors Of Not-Knowing
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51196: 2018-07-17 Chris Cullen
Introduction To Metta And Guided Metta Practice
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51165: 2018-07-16 Akincano Marc Weber
Posture
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51163: 2018-07-15 Akincano Marc Weber
Retreat Opening - Arriving and Settling In
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51133: 2018-07-13 Yuka Nakamura
Learning to trust
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51113: 2018-07-12 Akincano Marc Weber
A psychological take on bhāvanā
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51060: 2018-07-09 Akincano Marc Weber
Satipatthana - Four Establishments Of Mindfulness
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50969: 2018-07-02 Ruth King
Equanimity
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50924: 2018-07-01 JoAnna Hardy
3rd Morning - Instructions - Hinderances
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50915: 2018-06-30 Ruth King
Compassion Practice
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50914: 2018-06-30 JoAnna Hardy
Suffering Sadie
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50835: 2018-06-25 JoAnna Hardy
Teen Retreat
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50831: 2018-06-24 Jean Esther
Holding Ourselves Dear With A wise and Compassion Heart
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50832: 2018-06-24 Ed Hauben
Metta
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50794: 2018-06-20 Pascal Auclair
Practice Reflections
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Forest Refuge Talks

51128: 2018-07-13 Sayadaw U Jagara
Object + Objective
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51102: 2018-07-11 Sayadaw U Jagara
Q/A Session
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51067: 2018-07-10 Nikki Mirghafori
Morning Instructions
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51059: 2018-07-09 Nikki Mirghafori
Joy —> Tranquility —> Happiness
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51056: 2018-07-09 Nikki Mirghafori
Morning Instructions
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51022: 2018-07-07 Nikki Mirghafori
Morning Instructions
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50999: 2018-07-05 Nikki Mirghafori
Morning Instructions
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50997: 2018-07-04 Nikki Mirghafori
Wholesome ethical behavior --> non-regret --> gladness --> .... --> liberation
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50967: 2018-07-02 Sayadaw U Jagara
Practical Causality
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50848: 2018-06-26 Andrea Fella
Teachings to Bahiya
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50844: 2018-06-26 Andrea Fella
Spontaneous Vajra Song
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50823: 2018-06-23 Carol Wilson
Big Sky Meditation
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50816: 2018-06-22 Carol Wilson
Recognizing the Non-Deluded Mind
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50808: 2018-06-22 Carol Wilson
Morning Reflection
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50797: 2018-06-21 Carol Wilson
Morning Reflection
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Guided meditations

Joseph GoldsteinInsight Meditation Instruction
46 minutes, 10.7 MB (Download, Stream)

Sharon SalzbergGuided Metta (Lovingkindness) Meditation
47 minutes, 10.8 MB (Download, Stream)

Teacher picks – selected talks

Guy ArmstrongWorking With Difficult Emotions
IMS – October 27, 2006, 57 minutes, 13.5 MB (Download, Stream)

Christina FeldmanThe Wisdom of Disappointment
IMS – March 11, 2007, 44 minutes, 10.1 MB (Download, Stream)

Joseph GoldsteinLiberation Through Non-Clinging
IMS – November 19, 2008, 61 minutes, 28.2 MB (Download, Stream)

Narayan Helen LiebensonCompassion
IMS – August 23, 2007, 45 minutes, 8 MB (Download, Stream)

Annie NugentTrust in the Unfolding Process of the Dharma
IMS – February 28, 2008, 55 minutes, 23.2 MB (Download, Stream)

Sharon SalzbergThe Force of Kindness
IMS Tele-talk – May 16, 2007, 26 minutes, 3.1 MB (Download, Stream)

Sharon SalzbergThree Personality Types
IMS – March 23, 2004, 48 minutes, 11.1 MB (Download, Stream)

Rodney SmithRadical Accountability
IMS – December 29, 2006, 47 minutes, 10.8 MB (Download, Stream)

Carol WilsonPerception of Impermanence
IMS – October 22, 2006, 60 minutes, 13.9 MB (Download, Stream)

Sangha News interviews

IMS publishes an e-news bulletin several times each year called Sangha News. It often features audio interviews with our teachers. Please join our mailing list to receive future issues.