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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

2017-06-20 Brian Lesage
Lessons From Emptiness
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2017-06-18 Brian Lesage
Implicit bias and the practice of sense restraint
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2017-06-16 Brian Lesage
The Two truths
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2017-06-15 Susie Harrington
Atammayata
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2017-06-15 Susie Harrington
Meditation Instructions - day 2
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2017-06-14 Brian Lesage
Entry Into Emptiness
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2017-06-14 Brian Lesage
Brief and simple guided meditation for arriving into retreat.
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2017-06-10 Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Understanding freedom as related wisdom.
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2017-06-07 Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
In Such hard Times
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2017-06-06 Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Six Sense Door Equanimity Practice
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2017-06-05 Rebecca Bradshaw
A Different Understanding Of Self
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2017-06-04 Michele McDonald
The deep reassurance of the seven factors of awakening
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2017-06-03 Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Metta, Karuna, and Mudita in all directions
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2017-06-02 Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
The Present Moment
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2017-06-02 Michele McDonald
Guided Appreciative Joy - Mudita.
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Forest Refuge Talks

2017-06-26 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Equanimity In Satipatthana Meditation
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2017-06-22 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Questions and Answers
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2017-06-21 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Perception in the Context of Satipatthana.
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2017-06-19 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Appearance and Reality
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2017-06-15 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Faith and Intuitive Wisdom
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2017-06-14 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Application of Samadhiin Vipassana Meditation
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2017-06-12 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Role of Concentration in Contemplation of Physical and Mental Objects
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2017-06-08 Sayadaw Vivekananda
The Role Of Effort In The Contemplation Of Phenomena
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2017-06-07 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Developing Observational Skills
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2017-06-05 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Knowing how to observe objects.
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2017-06-02 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Taking The First Few Steps
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2017-06-02 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Detailed Meditation Instructions
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2017-06-01 Sayadaw Vivekananda
Opening Talk
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2017-04-28 Caroline Jones
Wise relationship to practice
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2017-04-17 Joseph Goldstein
No Foothold
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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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