Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Top IMSB Volunteer Openings

IMSB is currently seeking volunteers in the following areas: Administrative Assistant Assist teacher and other administrative volunteers with various ongoing tasks supporting the sangha, such as Google Drive administration, spreadsheet and membership database maintenance, flyer creation. Assistant Audio Editor Assist Audio Editor with transcription and posting of dhamma talks on Dharmaseed.org. Assistant Social Event Coordinator [...]

2017-09-21T08:45:21+00:00 September 21st, 2017|News|

IMSB Summer Picnic a Success!

On July 18 IMSB held a pot-luck picnic in Sylvan Park in Mountain View to give sangha members an opportunity to socialize and meet new people prior to the regular Tuesday meditation. About 20 people attended the event and enjoyed a variety of food and good conversation. Attendees were grateful for the opportunity to deepen [...]

2017-09-19T16:51:06+00:00 September 19th, 2017|News|

Living Wisely In the World ~ A fascinating speaker series

Our summer speaker series, Living Wisely In The World, was a great success, with a dynamic lineup of speakers: Shaila Catherine Jennifer Dungan Lisa Dale Miller Nikki Mirghafori Tony Bernhard Robert Cusick If you missed any of these great talks, you can still listen to them through the IMSB portal to DharmaSeed. http://imsb.dharmaseed.org. The talks are [...]

2017-10-02T05:55:40+00:00 September 15th, 2017|News|

Engaged, Activist, Social and Communal Topics

In response to many requests, we are offering a course that will explore what the Buddha taught about social and community topics. The course will run for ten weeks on Thursday evenings in Saratoga beginning October 26. The class is structured around a brilliant little book by Bhikkhu Bodhi, that collects discourses of the Buddha [...]

2017-09-09T01:19:46+00:00 September 11th, 2017|News|

Forgiveness and Angulimala

Last week (September 5) Shaila Catherine gave a moving dhamma talk on the theme of Forgiveness. Next week on September 12 she will launch our next speaker series with a talk on Angulimala, who was a robber and murderer who gave up his wicked ways and ordained under the Buddha. This speaker series is on the [...]

2017-09-09T01:37:08+00:00 September 9th, 2017|News|

Join a session with Shaila online with World Wide Insight

Sunday 10th September Shaila Catherine will be teaching at Worldwide Insight, a unique online platform for live, interactive dharma teachings. It is free to sign up and participate in the class. The theme will be Appreciation. The class starts at 2pm EST, 7pm UK. You can find out more at www.worldwideinsight.org, and you can share details of the [...]

2017-09-09T00:59:46+00:00 September 9th, 2017|News|

Take an online course on Mindfulness of the Body.

Shaila Catherine will be offering an online course on Satipatthana: Mindfulness of the Body this fall. For people who live far away, or find it difficult to get to our local sitting group, this online course is an excellent opportunity for in-depth study, reflection, and practice. The course includes readings, lectures, guided meditations, reflective assignments [...]

2017-09-09T00:52:57+00:00 September 9th, 2017|News|