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Nikki Mirghafori

Nikki Mirghafori, PhD, teaches and serves on the Board of Directors of the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) and Spirit Rock. She is a Stanford-trained compassion cultivation instructor, a UCLA trained mindfulness facilitator, a Spirit Rock/IMS/IMC trained residential retreat teacher, and authorized by the renown Burmese meditation master, Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw, to teach jhanas and analytical vipassana. Nikki has straddled the worlds of Dharma & technology as an Artificial Intelligence scientist for decades.



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Happy Hour: Introduction to Equanimity Practice 2021-03-0550:05
Happy Hour: Happiness Mirrored 2021-03-0449:00
Happy Hour: Instructing Our Minds/Hearts In Joy 2021-03-0349:09
Happy Hour: Turning Our Attention to Joy 2021-03-0254:07
Happy Hour: Empathetic Joy for All Beings 2021-03-0153:57
Happy Hour: Heart's Purification Through Sympathetic Joy 2021-02-2653:40
Happy Hour: Taking Joy In The Blessings of Others As If Our Own 2021-02-2450:47
Happy Hour: The Virtuous Cycle of Joy Begetting Joy 2021-02-2251:47
Happy Hour: Happy for Another's Happiness 2021-02-1925:43
Happy Hour: Shining the Light of Care & Compassion 2021-02-1750:49
Happy Hour: Releasing Enmity in Entanglement 2021-02-1548:51
Happy Hour: Indiscriminate Compassion 2021-02-1252:24
Happy Hour: Our Body & Self As The Beloved Other 2021-02-1048:15
Happy Hour: The Empowerment of Self-Compassion 2021-02-0853:44
Happy Hour: Recognizing "This Is Hard" With Care & Compassion 2021-02-0552:33
Happy Hour: Compassion for a Benefactor 2021-02-0353:20
Happy Hour: Compassion for Someone Dear 2021-02-0153:02
Trust is Essential 2021-01-3130:32
Guided Meditation: Settling In WithTrust 2021-01-3135:45
Happy Hour: Radiating Kindness & Love With Each Breath 2021-01-2952:25
Happy Hour: The Joy of Cultivating Goodwill for All Beings 2021-01-2752:08
Happy Hour: Goodwill for "Challenging People" Through Seeing Our Shared Vulnerability 2021-01-2254:55
Happy Hour: Practicing Offering Goodwill to Familiar Strangers 2021-01-2054:17
Happy Hour: LK on MLK Day -- People Different from Me Are Not So Different 2021-01-1853:45
Happy Hour: Patient Kindness for Self in the Presence of a Loving Being 2021-01-1561:16
Happy Hour: Love for Our Younger Selves 2021-01-1354:33
Happy Hour: Loving-Kindness for a Friend and Oneself 2021-01-1156:16
Happy Hour: Loving-kindness for a Dear Friend 2021-01-0850:43
Happy Hour: Cultivating Appreciation and Goodwill for Our Benefactors 2021-01-0654:45
Happy Hour: Equanimity as a Bird's Eye View 2021-01-0456:13
Happy Hour: Heart Aspirations for the New Year
2021-01-0152:26
Happy Hour: The Compassion Crisis and Practicing Tonglen
2020-12-3055:35
Happy Hour: Creating the Conditions for Letting Go with Kindness 2020-12-2853:55
Happy Hour: Opening Our Heart Through Reaching Out 2020-12-2558:02
Happy Hour: Metta as a Christmas Carol 2020-12-2453:39
Happy Hour: The Unanticipated Presents of 2020
2020-12-2353:56
Happy Hour: Releasing Resentment 2020-12-2152:25
Happy Hour: Recognizing and Sharing Our Goodness
2020-12-1855:03
Happy Hour: Breathing Compassion (Tonglen) 2020-12-1656:07
Happy Hour: Dedication of Our Suffering as Compassion Practice 2020-12-1452:28
Happy Hour: Metta as a Lullaby 2020-12-1152:33
Happy Hour: Recollection of Our Values 2020-12-0953:30
Happy Hour: Appreciating Our Own Goodness 2020-12-0755:57
Happy Hour: Appreciation and Calm Abiding 2020-12-0453:57
Happy Hour: Contentment 2020-12-0259:20
Happy Hour: Thankfulness for Challenges 2020-11-3056:10
Happy Hour: Abundance & Gratitude as Ways of Seeing 2020-11-2755:20
Happy Hour: Appreciating Things We Take For Granted 2020-11-2559:05
Happy Hour: Thanking Those We Take for Granted 2020-11-2353:23
Happy Hour: Practicing with Awe 2020-11-2055:02
Happy Hour: Metta, Wisdom, and the First Noble Truth 2020-11-1862:16
Happy Hour: Love Heals -- Practicing Self-Compassion 2020-11-1649:46
Happy Hour: Social Inter-Connectedness and Metta 2020-11-1357:20
Happy Hour: Metta and Gratitude for Those No Longer in Our Lives 2020-11-1154:11
Happy Hour: Metta Without Want from Another 2020-11-0955:42
11.8.20 Sunday Morning Sit with Instructions
Metta Retreat with Nikki and Diana
2020-11-0857:09
11.7.20 Saturday Evening Reflections
Metta Retreat with Nikki and Diana
2020-11-0714:22
11.7.20 Saturday Dharma Talk
Metta Retreat with Nikki and Diana
2020-11-0760:12
11.6.20 Friday Evening Reflections
Metta Retreat with Nikki and Diana
2020-11-0613:41
11.6.20 Friday Afternoon Sitting Meditation with Instructions
Metta Retreat with Nikki and Diana
2020-11-0640:47
11.6.20 - Friday Morning Instructions
Metta Retreat with Nikki and Diana
2020-11-0655:51
Happy Hour: Equanimity of Embodied Spacious Awareness 2020-11-0453:28
Happy Hour: Pre-Election Equanimity Practice 2020-11-0252:39
Happy Hour: Wrapped in a Blanket of Metta 2020-10-2653:24
Happy Hour: Loving and Being Loved 2020-10-2353:35
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (8/8) -- Generosity 2020-10-2155:13
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (7/8) -- Compassion/Kindness 2020-10-1953:42
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (6/8) -- Gratitude 2020-10-1653:56
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (5/8) -- Forgiveness II 2020-10-1456:42
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (5/8) -- Forgiveness I 2020-10-1247:24
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (4/8) -- Acceptance/Acknowledgment 2020-10-0955:12
Dharmette: Feeling Tone's Impersonality and The Two Arrows 2020-10-0919:54
Guided Meditation: Who Feels Feelings? 2020-10-0930:41
Dharmette: Vedana in the Cycle of Dependent Arising 2020-10-0822:30
Guided Meditation: Feeling Tone (Vedana) Arising & Progression 2020-10-0831:20
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (3/8) - Humor 2020-10-0752:42
Dharmette: Feeling Tone (Vedana) Is A Changing Perception 2020-10-0717:08
Guided Meditation: Noticing the Impermanence of Feeling Tone (Vedana) 2020-10-0731:53
Dharmette: Common Reactions to the 3 Tones of Vedana 2020-10-0616:32
Guided Meditation: Mindful of the Relationship to Feeling Tone (Vedana) 2020-10-0629:58
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (2/8) - Humility 2020-10-0549:03
Dharmette: Feeling Tone (Vedana), the 2nd Foundation of Mindfulness 2020-10-0517:39
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Feeling Tone (Vedana)
2020-10-0533:05
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (1/8) - Perspective III 2020-10-0255:27
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (1/8) - Perspective II
2020-09-3053:33
Happy Hour: Pillars of Joy (1/8) - Perspective I
2020-09-2852:58
Happy Hour: Connection and Community 2020-09-2553:25
Happy Hour: Participation in Co-creation 2020-09-2154:04
Happy Hour: Generosity of Spirit 2020-09-1855:15
Happy Hour: the Body as the Basis of Friendliness and Goodwill 2020-09-1453:20
Resilience and Gladdening Our Mind in Challenging Times
2020-09-122:29:29
Happy Hour: Gratitude and Vicarious Joy 2020-09-1152:39
Happy Hour: Goodwill and Conflict 2020-09-0952:34
Happy Hour: Embodied Receptive Metta 2020-09-0753:24
Guided Med: Embodied Deep Listening; Dharma Talk: Listening non-judgmentally internally & externally 2020-09-0661:08
Happy Hour: Soothing Metta 2020-09-0453:53
Happy Hour: Embodied Gratitude, and Sharing Sangha-Love 2020-09-0255:08
Happy Hour: Gentle Strength of Compassion with Quan Yin 2020-09-0147:48
Happy Hour: Cultivating Goodwill for a Fellow Human-Being 2020-08-2853:38
Happy Hour: Metta and Collecting the Mind 2020-08-2754:02

 

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