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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

49646: 2018-04-18 Devin Berry: Self Forgiveness - Guided Meditation
49646: 2018-04-18 Devin Berry: Self Forgiveness - Guided Meditation49646: 2018-04-18 Devin Berry: Self Forgiveness - Guided Meditation

49647: 2018-04-18 Greg Scharf: Patience and Forgiveness
49647: 2018-04-18 Greg Scharf: Patience and Forgiveness49647: 2018-04-18 Greg Scharf: Patience and Forgiveness

49637: 2018-04-18 Rebecca Bradshaw: Morning Instructions - Thoughts
49637: 2018-04-18 Rebecca Bradshaw: Morning Instructions - Thoughts49637: 2018-04-18 Rebecca Bradshaw: Morning Instructions - Thoughts

49629: 2018-04-17 Rebecca Bradshaw: Four Faces Of Compassion: Mary Tara, Kwan Yin, and Tinkerbell
49629: 2018-04-17 Rebecca Bradshaw: Four Faces Of Compassion: Mary Tara, Kwan Yin, and Tinkerbell49629: 2018-04-17 Rebecca Bradshaw: Four Faces Of Compassion: Mary Tara, Kwan Yin, and Tinkerbell

49577: 2018-04-14 Greg Scharf: Introduction to Metta Practice and Guided Meditation
49577: 2018-04-14 Greg Scharf: Introduction to Metta Practice and Guided Meditation49577: 2018-04-14 Greg Scharf: Introduction to Metta Practice and Guided Meditation

49552: 2018-04-11 Ayya Santacitta: There In The Middleness
49552: 2018-04-11 Ayya Santacitta: There In The Middleness49552: 2018-04-11 Ayya Santacitta: There In The Middleness

49530: 2018-04-10 Ayya Santacitta: Sense Of Urgency
49530: 2018-04-10 Ayya Santacitta: Sense Of Urgency49530: 2018-04-10 Ayya Santacitta: Sense Of Urgency

49526: 2018-04-10 Ayya Santacitta: Right Concentration/Stability/Collectedness
49526: 2018-04-10 Ayya Santacitta: Right Concentration/Stability/Collectedness49526: 2018-04-10 Ayya Santacitta: Right Concentration/Stability/Collectedness

49517: 2018-04-09 Ayya Santacitta: Being The Knowing
49517: 2018-04-09 Ayya Santacitta: Being The Knowing49517: 2018-04-09 Ayya Santacitta: Being The Knowing

49516: 2018-04-09 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Mindfulness
49516: 2018-04-09 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Mindfulness49516: 2018-04-09 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Mindfulness

49513: 2018-04-08 Ayya Anandabodhi: Guided Meditation On The Four Brahma Viharas
49513: 2018-04-08 Ayya Anandabodhi: Guided Meditation On The Four Brahma Viharas49513: 2018-04-08 Ayya Anandabodhi: Guided Meditation On The Four Brahma Viharas

49511: 2018-04-08 Ayya Anandabodhi: Sixth Path Factor - Right Effort
49511: 2018-04-08 Ayya Anandabodhi: Sixth Path Factor - Right Effort49511: 2018-04-08 Ayya Anandabodhi: Sixth Path Factor - Right Effort

49510: 2018-04-07 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Effort
49510: 2018-04-07 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Effort49510: 2018-04-07 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Effort

49507: 2018-04-07 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Livelihood.
49507: 2018-04-07 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Livelihood.49507: 2018-04-07 Ayya Anandabodhi: Reflections On Right Livelihood.

49497: 2018-04-07 Ayya Santacitta: Right Action
49497: 2018-04-07 Ayya Santacitta: Right Action49497: 2018-04-07 Ayya Santacitta: Right Action

Forest Refuge Talks

49569: 2018-04-13 Caroline Jones: Contentment
49569: 2018-04-13 Caroline Jones: Contentment49569: 2018-04-13 Caroline Jones: Contentment

49382: 2018-03-29 Rebecca Bradshaw: The four faces of compassion: Mary, Tara, Kwan Yin, and Tinker Bell
49382: 2018-03-29 Rebecca Bradshaw: The four faces of compassion: Mary, Tara, Kwan Yin, and Tinker Bell49382: 2018-03-29 Rebecca Bradshaw: The four faces of compassion: Mary, Tara, Kwan Yin, and Tinker Bell

49352: 2018-03-23 Caroline Jones: Q&A
49352: 2018-03-23 Caroline Jones: Q&A49352: 2018-03-23 Caroline Jones: Q&A

49353: 2018-03-19 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise effort
49353: 2018-03-19 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise effort49353: 2018-03-19 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise effort

49354: 2018-03-16 Caroline Jones: Right Speech
49354: 2018-03-16 Caroline Jones: Right Speech49354: 2018-03-16 Caroline Jones: Right Speech

49349: 2018-03-12 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise mindfulness
49349: 2018-03-12 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise mindfulness49349: 2018-03-12 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise mindfulness

49348: 2018-03-09 Caroline Jones: Renunciation
49348: 2018-03-09 Caroline Jones: Renunciation49348: 2018-03-09 Caroline Jones: Renunciation

49355: 2018-03-05 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise understanding
49355: 2018-03-05 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise understanding49355: 2018-03-05 Rebecca Bradshaw: The noble eightfold path: wise understanding

48491: 2018-01-30 Annie Nugent: The great gift we can give to the world.
48491: 2018-01-30 Annie Nugent: The great gift we can give to the world.48491: 2018-01-30 Annie Nugent: The great gift we can give to the world.

48410: 2018-01-23 Annie Nugent: The Heart of the Path is so simple...
48410: 2018-01-23 Annie Nugent: The Heart of the Path is so simple...48410: 2018-01-23 Annie Nugent: The Heart of the Path is so simple...

48375: 2018-01-16 Annie Nugent: Doubt
48375: 2018-01-16 Annie Nugent: Doubt48375: 2018-01-16 Annie Nugent: Doubt

48125: 2018-01-02 Annie Nugent: Sangha.
48125: 2018-01-02 Annie Nugent: Sangha.48125: 2018-01-02 Annie Nugent: Sangha.

48062: 2017-12-26 Greg Scharf: Three Kinds of Happiness
48062: 2017-12-26 Greg Scharf: Three Kinds of Happiness48062: 2017-12-26 Greg Scharf: Three Kinds of Happiness

48060: 2017-12-22 Caroline Jones: Guided Metta Meditation
48060: 2017-12-22 Caroline Jones: Guided Metta Meditation48060: 2017-12-22 Caroline Jones: Guided Metta Meditation

47988: 2017-12-15 Caroline Jones: Guided meditation on the five aggregates.
47988: 2017-12-15 Caroline Jones: Guided meditation on the five aggregates.47988: 2017-12-15 Caroline Jones: Guided meditation on the five aggregates.

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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