Deepening Mindfulness: An online retreat held 12-21 May 2023
Here are the talks and workshops delivered for the May online retreat. Despite the title of this retreat, the evening talks focus on insight rather than mindfulness itself. The original plan gave way to recent changes, demonstrating the power of impermanence.
Understanding Insight: An online retreat delivered 3-12 March 2023
These talks and workshops focus largely on the nature and practice of insight as understood by the Buddha. Please note that due to a technical problem the talk on The Middle Way is an earlier version recorded at a previous retreat.
Practising Mindfulness: A retreat at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre, Blue Mountains NSW, 13-22 January 2023
These talks and workshops were delivered at BMIMC in January 2023. Please note that the two talks on Vacchagotta about fire were recorded at an earlier retreat – because of technical problems at BMIMC.
Cultivating Mindfulness: A retreat at Jhana Grove Meditation Centre, Serpentine WA, 11-20 November 2022
These are the talks and workshops delivered at Jhana Grove in November 2022.
The Way of Mindfulness: An online retreat conducted 21-30 October 2022
Here are the workshops and talks conducted for The Way of Mindfulness, an online retreat.
Mindfulness is central to the Buddha’s path to liberation. In this online retreat we practised mindfulness as understood by the Buddha himself. Since an online retreat is a domestic retreat, conducted in the midst of our everyday cares, we explored ways to apply mindfulness to the challenges and stresses of ordinary life.
Going Deeper: A 28-day retreat at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
These are the talks and workshops delivered for the one-month retreat at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre, 2-30 September 2022.
Exploring Presence: A 6-day meditation retreat
This retreat was co-taught with Emma Pittaway. The retreat was held at the Sangsurya Retreat Centre, Byron Bay, for six days during August 2022.
Mindfulness and the Way of Insight: A 14-day meditation retreat
These teachings were delivered for a 14-day retreat organised by Melbourne Insight Meditation and held at Kallara Conference Centre, Strathbogie Victoria. The retreat was held in June 2022.
Mind the Gap - Exploring the establishments of mindfulness (satipatthana) at BMIMC, February 2022
These talks and workshops make up the teachings on mindfulness delivered at the Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre in February 2022.
Exploring Insight Online Retreat December 2021
Here you will find the recordings of the online retreat held on AEDT, 10 to 19 December 2021. They are a more developed version of the talks given to the Heart Insight Brisbane Meditation Group. The evening talks begin by covering the nature of mindfulness and its practice, followed by five talks on the three universal characteristics of change (anicca), pain (dukkha) and not-self (anatta).