Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

IMSB launches a new Dhamma Classroom in San Jose/Saratoga

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 [...]

2016-12-30T16:16:40+00:00 December 29th, 2016|News|

Hear a talk on Right Action in the Face of Climate Change

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/.  

2016-08-26T15:15:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|News|

School Supplies Drive Success!

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 [...]

2016-07-27T12:23:26+00:00 July 27th, 2016|News|

Jhana Factors – An online course – Registration has opened!

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.

2016-07-17T10:25:48+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|News|

Help local foster kids with our school supplies drive!

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 [...]

2016-07-17T08:27:20+00:00 July 17th, 2016|News|

An in-depth podcast interview with Shaila was just published.

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/

2016-05-02T10:59:17+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|News|

Mindfulness Class on Tuesday Mornings

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.

2016-01-03T23:26:48+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|News|