Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Mid-America Dharma hosts Shaila in Kansas

Shaila Catherine just returned from an annual retreat in Kansas City, co-lead with Philip Jones of Mid-America Dharma. Deep teachings were given on insight meditation and the commitment to awakening to a full house of meditators. People came from all levels of experience — some were nervously attending their first retreat and other participants welcomed [...]

2015-09-16T07:58:52+00:00 September 16th, 2015|News|

Windmills, Rembrandt, Bicycles, and Meditation in the Netherlands

In August 2015 Shaila taught three retreats in Holland — all were filled to capacity with eager meditators. The meditation community is strong in the Netherlands, and Shaila's teachings were well received. Before and after the retreats she enjoyed visiting museums, bicycling on the dunes, and seeing windmills, castles, bridges, and dikes. She has been invited [...]

2015-09-16T07:49:50+00:00 September 16th, 2015|News|

American author and Lama, Surya Das visited IMSB in September

Early this September 2015, IMSB was delighted to host Lama Surya Das for two wonderful speaker events.  Tuesday September 1st, Surya Das spoke about his latest book Make Me One with Everything: Buddhist Meditations to Awaken from the Illusion of Separation and was available for book signing. On Thursday in Saratoga he spoke as part of our series [...]

2015-09-16T07:29:29+00:00 September 16th, 2015|News|