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Teacher picks – selected talks
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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.

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

2017-09-23 James Baraz: Guided Meditation on Refinement of Mindfulness on the Breath
2017-09-23 James Baraz: Guided Meditation on Refinement of Mindfulness on the Breath2017-09-23 James Baraz: Guided Meditation on Refinement of Mindfulness on the Breath

2017-09-21 Guy Armstrong: Morning Instructions: Thought Game
2017-09-21 Guy Armstrong: Morning Instructions: Thought Game2017-09-21 Guy Armstrong: Morning Instructions: Thought Game

2017-09-19 James Baraz: Working With The Judging Mind
2017-09-19 James Baraz: Working With The Judging Mind2017-09-19 James Baraz: Working With The Judging Mind

2017-09-19 Bhante Buddharakkhita: Mindfulness Of Physical Pain
2017-09-19 Bhante Buddharakkhita: Mindfulness Of Physical Pain2017-09-19 Bhante Buddharakkhita: Mindfulness Of Physical Pain

2017-09-18 Bhante Buddharakkhita: Meeting Physical Pain With Right Mindfulness and Full understanding.
2017-09-18 Bhante Buddharakkhita: Meeting Physical Pain With Right Mindfulness and Full understanding.2017-09-18 Bhante Buddharakkhita: Meeting Physical Pain With Right Mindfulness and Full understanding.

2017-09-18 Sally Clough Armstrong: Mindfulness Of Emotions
2017-09-18 Sally Clough Armstrong: Mindfulness Of Emotions2017-09-18 Sally Clough Armstrong: Mindfulness Of Emotions

2017-09-17 James Baraz: Morning Instructions - Shifting the focus of attention
2017-09-17 James Baraz: Morning Instructions - Shifting the focus of attention2017-09-17 James Baraz: Morning Instructions - Shifting the focus of attention

2017-09-16 John Martin: The Hinderances At The Heart Of Our Practice
2017-09-16 John Martin: The Hinderances At The Heart Of Our Practice2017-09-16 John Martin: The Hinderances At The Heart Of Our Practice

2017-09-16 Carol Wilson: Morning Instructions
2017-09-16 Carol Wilson: Morning Instructions2017-09-16 Carol Wilson: Morning Instructions

2017-09-15 Carol Wilson: Mindfulness with Right View
2017-09-15 Carol Wilson: Mindfulness with Right View2017-09-15 Carol Wilson: Mindfulness with Right View

2017-09-15 James Baraz: Introduction To Metta Practice - Self and Benefactor
2017-09-15 James Baraz: Introduction To Metta Practice - Self and Benefactor2017-09-15 James Baraz: Introduction To Metta Practice - Self and Benefactor

2017-09-15 Guy Armstrong: Morning Instructions
2017-09-15 Guy Armstrong: Morning Instructions2017-09-15 Guy Armstrong: Morning Instructions

2017-09-14 Guy Armstrong: Mindfulness Of Breaths
2017-09-14 Guy Armstrong: Mindfulness Of Breaths2017-09-14 Guy Armstrong: Mindfulness Of Breaths

2017-09-09 Anushka Fernandopulle: Instructions On Feeling Tone (Vedana)
2017-09-09 Anushka Fernandopulle: Instructions On Feeling Tone (Vedana)2017-09-09 Anushka Fernandopulle: Instructions On Feeling Tone (Vedana)

2017-09-08 Pascal Auclair: Loving The Body
2017-09-08 Pascal Auclair: Loving The Body2017-09-08 Pascal Auclair: Loving The Body

Forest Refuge Talks

2017-09-15 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: samadhi/collectedness and wisdom.
2017-09-15 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: samadhi/collectedness and wisdom.2017-09-15 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: samadhi/collectedness and wisdom.

2017-09-08 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: energy and mindfulness.
2017-09-08 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: energy and mindfulness.2017-09-08 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: energy and mindfulness.

2017-09-01 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: Faith
2017-09-01 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: Faith2017-09-01 Caroline Jones: The five spiritual faculties: Faith

2017-08-18 Caroline Jones: Determination
2017-08-18 Caroline Jones: Determination2017-08-18 Caroline Jones: Determination

2017-08-08 Annie Nugent: In The Vicinity of Nibbana
2017-08-08 Annie Nugent: In The Vicinity of Nibbana2017-08-08 Annie Nugent: In The Vicinity of Nibbana

2017-08-04 Caroline Jones: Patience
2017-08-04 Caroline Jones: Patience2017-08-04 Caroline Jones: Patience

2017-07-21 Caroline Jones: Wisdom is to be developed.
2017-07-21 Caroline Jones: Wisdom is to be developed.2017-07-21 Caroline Jones: Wisdom is to be developed.

2017-07-18 Winnie Nazarko: Forgiveness
2017-07-18 Winnie Nazarko: Forgiveness2017-07-18 Winnie Nazarko: Forgiveness

2017-07-14 Caroline Jones: Ways of connecting with metta.
2017-07-14 Caroline Jones: Ways of connecting with metta.2017-07-14 Caroline Jones: Ways of connecting with metta.

2017-07-11 Winnie Nazarko: The Other Retreat
2017-07-11 Winnie Nazarko: The Other Retreat2017-07-11 Winnie Nazarko: The Other Retreat

2017-07-07 Caroline Jones: Renunciation
2017-07-07 Caroline Jones: Renunciation2017-07-07 Caroline Jones: Renunciation

2017-07-04 Winnie Nazarko: Independence Day
2017-07-04 Winnie Nazarko: Independence Day2017-07-04 Winnie Nazarko: Independence Day

2017-06-29 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Benefit Of Mindfulness and Clear Comprehension in Daily Life
2017-06-29 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Benefit Of Mindfulness and Clear Comprehension in Daily Life2017-06-29 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Benefit Of Mindfulness and Clear Comprehension in Daily Life

2017-06-28 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Knowledge Of Equanimity Towards Formations
2017-06-28 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Knowledge Of Equanimity Towards Formations2017-06-28 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Knowledge Of Equanimity Towards Formations

2017-06-26 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Equanimity In Satipatthana Meditation
2017-06-26 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Equanimity In Satipatthana Meditation2017-06-26 Sayadaw Vivekananda: Equanimity In Satipatthana Meditation

Guided meditations

Joseph GoldsteinInsight Meditation Instruction
46 minutes, 10.7 MB Download

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

Teacher picks – selected talks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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