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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.

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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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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

2016-09-24 Bonnie Duran
Morning instructions
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2016-09-23 Guy Armstrong
Morning instructions
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2016-09-22 Sally Clough Armstrong
Three kinds of intention.
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2016-09-22 Joseph Goldstein
Morning instructions on mindful seeing
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2016-09-20 Carol Wilson
The Dart
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2016-09-20 DaRa Williams
Metta instruction. Self, friend, and benefactor
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2016-09-19 Carol Wilson
Morning instructions - Vedana
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2016-09-18 Guy Armstrong
Working with difficult emotions.
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2016-09-18 Joseph Goldstein
Morning instruction– Working with thoughts
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2016-09-17 Guy Armstrong
Morning instructions–mindfulness of moods and emotions
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2016-09-16 Bonnie Duran
Hindrances– hindrance to what? Remedies and openings
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2016-09-16 Bonnie Duran
Mindfulness of hindrances
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2016-09-15 Sally Clough Armstrong
Living In Samsara
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2016-09-14 Joseph Goldstein
Working with thoughts and emotions
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2016-09-13 Carol Wilson
Samma Sati - mindfulness and right view
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Forest Refuge Talks

2016-08-30 Annie Nugent
The Happiness that comes with Giving.
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2016-08-16 Annie Nugent
Making the acquaintance of the Knowing Mind.
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2016-08-09 Annie Nugent
More than the headlines of mindfulness of the body.
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2016-07-26 Deborah Ratner Helzer
The practice of truthfulness
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2016-07-19 Deborah Ratner Helzer
The wisdom of disenchantment
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2016-07-12 Deborah Ratner Helzer
Not stopping and not struggling.
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2016-07-05 Deborah Ratner Helzer
Trusting our experience
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2016-06-27 Bhante Khippapanno
Hand gestures of the Buddha and the Dhamma lessons we can learn from them
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2016-06-23 Bhante Khippapanno
Conventional truth an ultimate truth
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2016-06-20 Bhante Khippapanno
The benefits of mindfulness of breathing and the importance of morality
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2016-06-16 Bhante Khippapanno
The benefits of the Vipannana meditation
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2016-06-13 Bhante Khippapanno
Brief introduction to the contemplation of feelings, consciousness, and Dhammas
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2016-06-09 Bhante Khippapanno
Mindfulness of feelings and intentions
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2016-06-06 Bhante Khippapanno
More on the contemplation of the body
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2016-06-02 Bhante Khippapanno
Contemplations of the body postures
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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.

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