Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Thanissaro Bhikkhu Speaks on Refuge

Our Tuesday meditation group was joined by guest teacher Thanissaro Bhikkhu, the abbot of Metta Forest Monastery in San Diego, CA. The hall in St. Timothy’s Church was packed full of newcomers and seasoned meditators alike. Thanissaro Bhikkhu spoke on the Refuges, which he explained as being the Buddha, the Dharma (Buddha’s teachings), and the [...]

2018-10-21T12:30:36-07:00October 21st, 2018|News|

Develop Joy with Micro-Meditations

Chade-Meng Tan, author of Joy on Demand, guided joy inspiring micro-meditations and fielded questions about joy practices at IMSB's Thursday evening class. Micro-meditations are brief meditative activities that can be done easily and quickly, by almost anyone. For example: For the length of one breath, collect the mind; for the length of a second breath, [...]

2018-10-14T16:16:57-07:00October 14th, 2018|News|

Volunteer Teams Meet

Insight Meditation South Bay is in a valuable period of restructuring, as Shaila passes on several key leadership roles and administrative tasks to new volunteers. Last Sunday Shaila hosted a planning meeting with 15 members volunteers. The meeting brought together volunteers who serve IMSB programs in both Mountain View and Saratoga, and also our daylongs in [...]

2018-10-11T17:19:00-07:00October 11th, 2018|News|