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Sari Markkanen's Dharma Talks at Gaia House
Sari Markkanen
Sari started to practice Insight meditation in 2005 after years of other meditative practices. Sari has practised meditation on long retreats at Gaia House, in Finland and in monasteries in Thailand. She completed her Insight Meditation teacher training in 2020 guided by her close teachers Rob Burbea, Martine Batchelor and Caroline Jones. Sari has been sharing Dharma for many years in Nirodha, the Finnish Insight Meditation community, earlier as a Community Dharma Leader trainee and graduate. Previously, Sari taught secular mindfulness (MBSR) and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) and she was a pioneer in teaching mindfulness in schools in Finland. Prior to teaching meditation Sari worked for non-governmental organisations working for global justice, human rights and environmental sustainability. She has written two books about mindfulness, kindness and compassion practices for children. Nowadays she is committed to serving Dharma.
2023-03-19 Emptiness of Self and Compassion. 41:21
Guided meditation.
Gaia House Compassion and Emptiness of Self (online retreat)
2023-03-18 The Path of Practicing Compassion, and the Life of Bodhisattva as an Example for us. 65:19
Gaia House Compassion and Emptiness of Self (online retreat)
2023-03-18 Inclining the Heart Toward Compassion 1:10:42
Instructions and guided meditation.
Gaia House Compassion and Emptiness of Self (online retreat)
2023-03-17 Opening Session 1:18:34
with Juha Penttilä, Sari Markkanen
Introduction into the theme of the retreat: compassion and emptiness of self practice, and a guided meditation.
Gaia House Compassion and Emptiness of Self (online retreat)
2022-10-30 Guided Meditation on the Selfless Nature of Experience 25:25
Gaia House Exploring Emotions and Mindstates
2022-10-29 Guided Meditation on Opening from Contraction 26:32
Gaia House Exploring Emotions and Mindstates
2022-10-29 Dharma Talk 38:46
Gaia House Exploring Emotions and Mindstates
2022-10-29 Guided Meditation 14:45
Gaia House Exploring Emotions and Mindstates
2022-10-29 Meditation & Further Comments 36:06
Gaia House Exploring Emotions and Mindstates
2022-10-29 Teachings on Emotions, Mindstates and the Body 27:38
Gaia House Exploring Emotions and Mindstates

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