© 2017 by Nikki Mirghafori, PhD. All Rights Reserved.

"There are these two conditions for the arising of wise perspective.  Which two?
The voice of another and appropriate attention. "
"There are these two conditions for the arising of wise perspective.  Which two?
The voice of another and appropriate attention. "
 

SELECTED AUIDO

Happy Hour: Practicing LovingKindness

Weekly Happy Hour class on various themes of lovingkindness, compassion, vicarious joy, equanimity, gratitude, forgiveness, etc.  Each class includes a 30 minute guided meditation and ends with group reflections and Q/A.   Ideal for beginners and intermediate practitioners.

Accessible on AudioDharma app from App Store.

Recorded every week at Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City

Radical Gratitude

Why practice gratitude? How? What is the relationship between gratitude and other heart practices? And finally, what is radical gratitude?

Recorded at Spirit Rock March Monthlong Retreat on 03/24/2016 (60:58)

Time is Short: Aligning Our Life With Our Intentions 

Contemplating death is a powerful force to help us align our life with our intentions.

Recorded at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Monday Night Meditation Class on 01/11/2016 (49:45)

Compassion: The Only Thing That Makes Sense

The talk discusses what compassion is, what it is not, its relationship to the other brahma viharas and finally, why practice compassion. Some research studies are also discussed.

Recorded at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, March Monthlong on 3/11/2017 (54:21)

Metta (loving-kindness) Practice and Its Benefits

Practicing metta (loving-kindness) and its many conventional (health, psychological, connection, etc.) and transpersonal "benefits".

Recorded at Insight Meditation Center (IMC) on 5/7/201 (41:55)

The Way to Love

This talk is inspired by the book "The Way to Love" by Anthony De Mello.

Recorded at Spirit Rock, Monday Night Meditation class on 12/21/2015 (48:59)

Wisdom and Acceptance

How is wisdom defined?  What is its relationship to acceptance.

Recorded at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Monday Night Class on 6/16/2014 (58:49)

Anatta or Not-Self

No Unchanging Self: Understanding Self As A Process, as an emergent property of the constituents of our experience.

Recorded at IMS Three Month Retreat on 11/21/13  (59:52)

Disenchantment

As spiritual maturity grows, one grows disenchanted with suffering.

Recorded at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, March Monthlong Retreat, on 3/16/2017 (54:19)

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AudioDharma.org

Talks and guided meditations offered at the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) in Redwood City, CA, and Insight Retreat Center (IRC) in Santa Cruz, CA.

Accessible on AudioDharma app, available from the App Store.

DharmaSeed.org

Dharma talks and guided meditations offered at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, and Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA.

Also accessible on DharmaSeed app, available on the App Store.

Insight Timer

A handful of guided meditations available on the Insight Timer App.

SoundCloud.com

Guided meditations (especially for beginners) recorded and available on SoundCloud.

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