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Nathan Glyde's Dharma Talks at Sangha Seva
Nathan Glyde
Nathan Glyde has been practicing and studying meditation since 1997, and sharing teachings on retreats since 2007. In 2004 he co-founded SanghaSeva whose retreats emphasise wisdom and compassion in ecological and humanitarian service.
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2020-09-28 Day 4 Instructions - Seeing Not-Self Anattā 66:34
Meditation instructions exploring the strategy of not-self–how is it to apply the recipe of seeing this is not me, not mine, not my self? Before that a few words sustaining our meditation experience: 1. keeping the balloon of practice alive through all postures, and 2. the idea of taking a victory lap when the bell rings–rather than ending quickly.
Insights to Live By
2020-09-27 The Ending of Dukkha 44:20
How mettā, samādhi, and insight support each other and support the ending of dukkha.
Insights to Live By
2020-09-26 Tuning into Mettā 43:35
Guided Mettā Meditation - offering an easeful relationship, more neutral beings (the inbetweeners), and the image of oneself then expanding to all beings.
Insights to Live By
2020-09-26 Day 2 Instructions - Vedanā.mp3 57:10
Meditation Instruction
Insights to Live By
2020-09-25 Vedanā - the Current in the Ocean of Life 49:58
Dukkha is dependently originating with tanha (demands), demands are dependently originating with preference, preference is dependently originating with unquestioned belief in the subjective arising of vedana. But more and more peace is possible.
Insights to Live By
2020-09-24 Samādhi Surfing 45:34
1st guided meditation of the retreat, steadying into the present experience of body-heart-mind unification. Riding the wave of the present moment in intimate connection with breath & body sensations or sounds near and far.
Insights to Live By
2020-09-24 Bringing Insights to Life 17:46
Introducing the theme of the retreat: Insights To Live By, by defining insight (as Rob Burbea has) as ways of relating to life that bring freedom here and now. Insights are transferable between us, between sessions of meditation, and very possibly between all aspects of our lives.
Insights to Live By
2020-08-08 Closing Talk - Metta and Samadhi into the Whole of our Life and World 33:59
Mettā and Samādhi
2020-08-07 Guided Mettā to Easy, Self, Neutral and All 44:01
Getting deeply familiar with the felt-sense of wishing well-being and kindness, and allowing ourselves to be deeply touched as we wish particular aspects: clarity of mind; health in body; peacefulness; at-home-ness in our bodies and in the world; contentment; joy; and profound ease and freedom with all things.
Mettā and Samādhi
2020-08-07 Day 2 Instructions - Inviting In Ease And Well Being 57:35
Two radical non-habitual approaches: lingering with what is perceived as pleasant, and bringing kindness to what is perceived as unpleasant.
Mettā and Samādhi

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