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Nathan Glyde's Dharma Talks at SanghaSeva
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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2020-09-24 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
2020-08-06 Opportunities for Samadhi and Metta 50:37
Drawing the hindrances towards samadhi. Exploring how we can find ways to ease greed and aversion by relating to them as energy, rather than as content and story. Based around the insight that all obstacles to practice arise in our ways of relating. And remembering there is always a possibility for another way of relating, leads us towards the liberation of possibilities.
Mettā and Samādhi
2020-08-05 Guided Meditation Opening the Metta And Samadhi Retreat 43:20
Mettā and Samādhi
2020-06-03 The Peace of a Boundless Heart 1:41:27
Teachings and practices to ease us from habitual patterns towards something endlessly (boundless heart) liberating. Exploring through a mediation, talk, and Q&R, freedom with what appears, freedom from what appears, via the freedom teachings of anicca and dukkha, and particularly sankhara–how we participate in the creation of 'the all of the all'.
The Peace of a Boundless Heart
2020-04-25 Closing talk for Opening, Steadying, Allowing 30:21
Two meaningful questions: 1. How can we know when practice is going well? 2. How can we practice well, in all of our lives?
Opening, Steadying, Allowing
2020-04-25 Day 2 Instructions - Allowing and Spacious, yet Sensitive and Intimate 57:22
Opening awareness without losing contact with phenomena.
Opening, Steadying, Allowing

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