IMSB is starting a new Dhamma Classroom with courses in meditation, mindfulness, and the Buddha's Teachings Thursdays in Saratoga/San Jose 7:15 to 9:00 pm at Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave SARATOGA, CA 95070 (just off I-85 at the Saratoga Ave exit) These small group classes will offer newcomers an ideal opportunity to learn meditation, and [...]
Shaila Catherine will be leading an online course titled The Liberating Practice of Metta. Registration ends January 10. Register now! www.bodhicourses.org
A group of IMSB members met in San Jose today to enjoy the privilege of offering the mid-day meal for Thanissaro Bhikkhu. It was a scrumptious lunch, followed by conversation on many themes. Thanissaro Bhikkhu will be the guest teacher at IMSB in Mountain View tomorrow — Tuesday September 27.
Jennifer Dungan, a NASA climate scientist and meditation practitioner, gave a wonderful talk at Insight Meditation South Bay (www.imsb.org). If you missed this special event, you can listen to her talk at: http://imsb.dharmaseed.org/teacher/573/talk/36155/.
Appreciations for all your support with this summer's school supplies drive. The recipients of your generosity include 2 local programs that run school supplies drives: Help One Child, a program based in Los Altos that serves local foster children. Santa Maria Urban Ministry, a San Jose based organization that serves needy children and families. IMSB collected donations [...]
Registration has opened for the next online course with Shaila Catherine. Topic: Jhana Factors and the Focused Mind July 17 – September 20, 2016 – Registration period September 28 – December 7, 2016 – Course dates Visit Bodhi Courses for details and registration information.
Each summer IMSB helps needy children get a good start in their school year by filling backpacks with useful school supplies. You may bring materials (or a check/cash made payable to IMSB) to any IMSB event in July and give to either Shaila or Sharon (teachers), Farzaneh (project coordinator), or Ed (treasurer). Deadline for collections is Tuesday [...]
Wisdom Publications just published an in-depth interview with Shaila Catherine that emphasizes the early period of her practice, and covers a wide range of topics. She discusses her experiences living in India with Poonjaji, and the significance of the deep absorption states of jhana. You will find the interview at: http://learn.wisdompubs.org/podcast/shaila-catherine/
IMSB’s first daytime Introduction to Mindfulness class is coming to Saratoga Tuesday mornings February 23 through March 22, 2016, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Registration is required. See IMSB's event calendar for details and registration information.