Andrea Fella RSS
Andrea Fella

Andrea Fella is the co-teacher at the Insight Meditation Center and the Insight Retreat Center. She has been practicing Insight Meditation since 1996, and teaching Insight Meditation since 2003. She is particularly drawn to intensive retreat practice, and has done a number of long retreats, both in the United States and in Burma. During one long practice period in Burma, she ordained as a nun with Sayadaw U Janaka. Andrea is especially drawn to the wisdom teachings of the Buddha. Her teachings emphasize clarity and practicality. Andrea is a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council, and teaches residential retreats for IMC and other retreat centers around the country.

Andrea is currently offering an ongoing series about the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path, which can be accessed here:

Dependent Origination: An Overview 2021-02-2529:05
Guided Meditation: Physical and Mental Processes Condition Each Other 2021-02-2521:26
The Delusion of Self 2021-02-2347:57
Guided Meditation: Receiving the Unfolding Process of being Human 2021-02-2315:38
Conditionality 2021-02-1829:24
Guided Meditation: Noticing Experience and the Relationship to it 2021-02-1816:32
Exploring the Delusion of Reliability 2021-02-1645:27
Guided Meditation: Receiving What is Offered 2021-02-1621:10
Responding to Questions
Guided Meditation: Allowing Experience and Kind Awareness 2021-01-2810:52
Impermanence and the Delusion of Permanence 2021-01-2645:48
Guided Meditation: Nature of Experience as Changing 2021-01-2616:24
Delight, Joy and Happiness on the Path 2021-01-2130:34
Guided Meditation: Relaxation Supports Practice 2021-01-2113:18
The Delusion of Distortions 2021-01-1943:48
Guided Meditation: Being With Experience 2021-01-197:44
Developing Equanimity 2021-01-0729:59
Guided Meditation: Allowing and Equanimity 2021-01-079:51
Views and Delusion 2021-01-0543:24
Guided Meditation: Aware of What is Already Here 2021-01-0512:14
Refuge in the New Year 2020-12-3130:47
Guided Meditation: Awareness is a Natural Capacity 2020-12-3110:48
Different Kinds of Delusion 2020-12-2947:21
Guided Meditation: Relaxation Supports Mindfulness 2020-12-2916:38
Sudden and Surprising Reactivity 2020-12-2430:41
Guided Meditation: No Part Left Out 2020-12-246:41
Aware of the Presence and Absence of Greed, Aversion and Delusion 2020-12-2247:28
Guided Meditation: Establishing Mindfulness 2020-12-2215:32
Joy and Heartbreak 2020-12-1727:53
Guided Meditation: Allowing and Love 2020-12-1711:10
Mindfulness of Mind: The Third Foundation of Mindfulness 2020-12-1547:20
Guided Meditation: Noticing the Relationship to Experience 2020-12-1516:18
Guided Meditation: How is this being, right now? 2020-12-1012:41
Relationships to Impermanence 2020-12-1027:39
What is the Relationship to Experience? 2020-12-0842:47
Guided Meditation: Letting Experience Communicate Itself 2020-12-0812:03
The Truth of This Moment 2020-12-0330:57
Guided Meditation: What is True Right Now? 2020-12-039:31
Conflict and Non-Conflict 2020-10-2929:56
Guided Meditation 2020-10-2912:16
Navigating Conflict 2020-10-2745:32
Guided Meditation: Opening to What is Already Here 2020-10-2712:25
Conversations on Not-Self: Not-Self as Insight 2020-10-2227:54
Mindfulness of Feeling Tone: Worldly and Unworldly Feeling Tone 2020-10-2044:21
Guided Meditation: Relying on This Abandon That 2020-10-209:00
Conversations on Not-Self: "This is not mine, this I am not, this is not myself" 2020-10-1531:29
Guided Meditation: Relax, Receive, Allow 2020-10-156:34
Feeling Tone is Conditioned 2020-10-1344:25
Guided Meditation 2020-10-1317:09
Conversations on Not-Self: Identity View 2020-10-0829:49
Guided Meditation: Using Requests 2020-10-0813:07
Mindfulness of Feeling Tone 2020-10-0645:22
Guided Meditation: Sensation and Feeling Tone 2020-10-0629:50
Conversations on Not-Self: Fabricating Experience
  • Experience as shaped by conditionality -- Sutta references (PDF)
Guided Meditation: Setting Up the Container for Meditation 2020-10-017:26
Conversations on Not-Self: The Five Aggregates 2020-09-2430:58
Conversations on Not-Self (Guided Meditation) The Five Aggregates (Body and Mind) 2020-09-2423:10
Conversations on Not-Self: Collective Identities 2020-09-1732:36
Guided Meditation 2020-09-1714:08
Mindfulness of Body: Anatomical Parts and Death Contemplation 2020-09-1544:00
Guided Meditation 2020-09-1516:40
Conversations on Not-Self: "Othering" as a Form of Selfing 2020-09-1030:26
Guided Meditation 2020-09-1014:09
Conversations on Not-Self: Is there an impermanent, changing self? 2020-09-0329:59
Mindfulness of Body: Exploring the Elemental Experience of the Body 2020-09-0132:52
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Body - Elements 2020-09-0120:23
Conversations on Not-Self: Exploring Identities 2020-08-2730:36
Mindfulness of Body Posture and Activities 2020-08-2531:28
Conversations on Not-Self: Not Self and Compassion 2020-08-2028:58
Guided Meditation: Allowing 2020-08-2012:41
Reflections on Whole Body Breathing 2020-08-1822:36
Guided Meditation: Whole Body Breathing 2020-08-1828:17
Presence and Absence Q+A
Satipatthana retreat: Aug 2020, Andrea Fella/Pamela Weiss
Fourth Foundation: Presence and Absence
Satipatthana retreat: Aug 2020, Andrea Fella/Pamela Weiss
Exploring Mind States Q+A
Satipatthana retreat: Aug 2020, Andrea Fella/Pamela Weiss
Exploring Mind States
Satipatthana retreat: Aug 2020, Andrea Fella/Pamela Weiss
Mindfulness of Feeling Tone (Vedana)
Satipatthana retreat: Aug 2020, Andrea Fella/Pamela Weiss


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