Yearly Archives: 2018

Raffle Winners

We drew our grand prize raffle winner on the beautiful Buddha statue at the conclusion of our guest speaker series on the Awakening Factors. Congratulations to our winners:     Chetan - Grand Prize     Laura - Second Intermediate Prize     Soorej - First Intermediate Prize Thanks to Steve Finkelman for the wonderful donations of the [...]

2018-04-21T07:04:03-07:00April 21st, 2018|News|

Bhikkhu Bodhi Led a Question and Answer Session

It was a great joy to host Bhikkhu Bodhi this week when he led our monthly sutta study class. We have been studying the Numerical Discourses of the Buddha (Anguttara Nikaya) for the last few years, and 20 members of our Friday and Wednesday groups joined together to meet with Bhikkhu Bodhi. He offered us [...]

2018-03-31T08:41:13-07:00March 31st, 2018|News|

Mindfulness – an excellent talk by Chris Clifford

Our winter guest speaker series on the seven factors of awakening was a rousing success! Chris Clifford gave an especially clear and comprehensive talk on Mindfulness that you can download here: http://imsb.dharmaseed.org/teacher/662/talk/48429/. More recordings of our guest speakers will soon be posted at: http://imsb.dharmaseed.org/talks/

2018-03-31T08:23:12-07:00March 10th, 2018|News|

Annual Fundraising Goal Achieved!

It is with deep appreciation that we report the wonderful news that this year's annual appeal met, and in the final days of 2017 actually surpassed, our goal of raising $30,000 for annual operating expenses. The IMSB community stepped up with hearts and wallets open, with 63 donors giving $34,486. Much appreciations to all!  

2018-01-17T14:46:06-08:00January 4th, 2018|News|

Enlivening your practice with Sitting and Walking

Between each series class on Thursdays in Saratoga IMSB offers a drop-in evening that provides an opportunity to practice meditation together. It is a great way of introducing a friend to meditation, and deepening your own practice with an evening of guided meditations, sitting and walking practice, or other mindfulness exercises. People leave smiling, and [...]

2017-09-09T01:29:10-07:00January 4th, 2018|News|