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Nathan Glyde's Dharma Talks
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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2020-12-12 Day 1 Instructions - Breath, Body, Sounds within a Bright Full Awareness 60:47
Gaia House Mettā and Insight
2020-12-11 Boundless Mettā Shaped by Insight 45:31
Gaia House Mettā and Insight
2020-12-05 Cultivating Calm and Alive Awareness 1:14:07
A guided meditation and talk exploring a way of practice developed from and inspired by Rob Burbea's Counting Within the Breath (see Practicing the Jhanas retreat) to steady the mind & heart, develop a whole body sensitivity, brighten awareness, and overcome the common hindrances to feeling free.
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - Dec 2020
2020-10-30 Mettā to the Whole World 40:59
Guided mettā meditation where we are really feeling the feeling behind the phrases. Offering unconditional kindness: to someone from an easy relationship; to more neutral relationships; even towards slightly more difficult ones; or to ourselves; and then out to all of life and the whole world.
SanghaSeva Befriending Ourselves, Befriending the World
2020-10-30 Day 1 Meditation Instructions - Befriending the Moment 56:43
Radical shifts are possible for us: Understanding that mindfulness already has kindness in it we can bring this metta quality to all things. We can also support this atmosphere by relaxing body, heart and mind. We can do this by resting back into back of the body, and bringing forward a more open, sensitive, naturally-caring, non-demanding attention to what is appearing.
SanghaSeva Befriending Ourselves, Befriending the World
2020-10-30 Befriending the World 29:10
SanghaSeva Befriending Ourselves, Befriending the World
2020-10-11 Mettā Samādhi or Samādhi Mettā 55:38
Exploring what happens when we offer mettā phrases that resonate with and radiate the felt sense of samādhi. Apologies: there are a lot of environmental noises from the sonic-cityscape I sat in to offer this online session. Hopefully the inimitable delight of Dharma overcomes the occasional annoyance of a horn, alarm, or call of a city dwellers.
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - Oct 2020
2020-09-30 Relaxing Body, Releasing Push-Pull - Online Dharma Hall 62:13
Guided meditation and reflection on easing tension, demand, and Dukkha
Gaia House Online Dharma Hall - Sept 2020
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.
SanghaSeva 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.
SanghaSeva Insights to Live By

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