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Below are Dharma talks offered by Marjolein Janssen at various Dharma Centers, like the Insight Meditation Community of Richmond (IMCR) and Insight Meditation Center (IMC) in Redwood City, CA. 

Talks given at Insight Meditation Center

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMC
Various dates

Find all talks on www.audiodharma.org.

Goodness and Suffering

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
01-03-2023

In this talk the invitation to open to the truths of both goodness and suffering; in ourselves, in others and in the world.

Guided Meditation: Holding Suffering

Marjolein Janssen
@ Desert Dharma
01-01-2023

In this guided meditation we will hold our suffering from a place of kindness and goodness.

Guided Meditation: Tuning into Kindness

Marjolein Janssen
@ Desert Dharma
12-31-2022

In this guided meditation we will tune into our the kindness and goodness that we all have inside.

Things Should be Different Than They Are

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
12-20-2022

Underlying much of our suffering is this pattern or belief that “things should be different than they are”. In this talk an exploration of this pattern and how to work with it from a Buddhist perspective.

Loving Kindness (metta)

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
12-06-2022

Metta, loving kindness, is a quality of heart and mind that we can cultivate. In this talk more information on this beautiful state of being and how we can grow and develop it through intention and practice.

Developing Calmness and Relaxation

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
11-22-2022

Calmness, relaxation, concentration, collectedness etc. are wholesome states of mind. In this talk some Buddhist viewpoints on the topic, as well as some tools to cultivate these qualities.

Teachings on Old age, Sickness and Death

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
11-15-2022

The Buddha’s teachings on Old age, Sickness and Death can be profound and have the potential to liberate us. They are not meant to depress us, but to invigorate us to practice. 

The Benefits of Walking Meditation

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
09-06-2022

The Buddha’s teachings on Walking Meditation.

Aware of the Six Sense Doors

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
08-23-2022

In vipassana meditation we open up to experience at all six sense doors (the five physical senses and the mind). Why do we do that, and how?

Balancing Effort (Part 2)

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
07-26-2022

How much effort do we need, and how to work with over-efforting and with not applying enough effort.

Balancing Effort (Part 1)

Marjolein Janssen
@ IMCR
07-19-2022

How does effort get out of balance, and how to work with over-efforting?

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