Four Powerful Qualities: A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

This day-long program will explore four qualities introduced at the beginning of the Satipatthana Sutta: diligence, clarity, mindfulness, and concentration. These form the basis for effective mindfulness practice, and set the stage for the development of deep, comprehensive, and insightful awareness. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, instructions, and opportunities for individual meetings [...]

Walking the Path 2014: Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness – A six-month program

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Walking the Path 2014 Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness A six-month program with Shaila Catherine Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Nourish the resolve to deepen your spiritual practice! September 13—Four Powerful Qualities October 11—Full Awareness November 8—Mindfulness of Body December 13—Mindfulness of Feeling January 10—Mindfulness [...]

Day-long: Full Awareness

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will nurture the development of mindfulness, bare attention, clarity, and full awareness in all activities. We will examine classic Buddhist teachings for cultivating mindfulness and liberating awareness, and consider contemporary approaches to enhancing attention skills and bringing mindfulness meet the everyday experiences of life. The [...]

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Walking the Path 2014: Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness – A six-month program

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Walking the Path 2014 Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness A six-month program with Shaila Catherine Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Nourish the resolve to deepen your spiritual practice! September 13—Four Powerful Qualities October 11—Full Awareness November 8—Mindfulness of Body December 13—Mindfulness of Feeling January 10—Mindfulness [...]

Day-long: Mindfulness of Body

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Mindfulness of Body: A day of meditation—with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore the nature of the body through mindfulness of posture, body parts, elements, and tangible sensations. Mindfulness of the body practices were designed to enhance concentration, and develop a profound level of disenchantment that leads to liberating insight. The program will include [...]

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Day-long: Mindfulness of Feeling

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation—with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore our relationship to feelings—feelings that are pleasant, unpleasant, worldly or spiritual. Many different kinds of feelings arise in our lives. Without mindfulness we might be swept away by habitual reactions of desire, fear, or hatred. However, with the cultivation of mindfulness regarding feelings, we [...]

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Day-long: Mindfulness of Mind

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore our relationship to mental states and what is actually occurring within our own minds. Many different thoughts, attitudes, emotions, and mental states arise in our lives. By cultivating mindfulness of the mind, we learn to recognize any emotion, reaction, or state with clarity [...]

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Daylong: Liberating Mindfulness

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long event will explore the fourth foundation of mindfulness (Satipatthana), variously referred to as mental objects, dhammas, or phenomena. This fourth foundation extends the awareness of body and mind to include the functions, causes, and interrelationships of states. We become aware of how various mental states condition the mind, how we relate [...]

Morning Event: Meditation, Service, and Gardening

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church 2094 Grant Road , Mountain View

Compassion for our natural world deepens our awareness of our connection with all living things. This morning program will combine silent meditation with simple gardening tasks as we explore our senses (sight, smell, sound, and touch) while interacting with the plants in the gardens at St. Timothy's Church. This event is IMSB's annual opportunity to [...]

Three Noble Qualities: A Daylong with Sharon Allen

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Three Noble Qualities: Wisdom, Ethical Conduct, Mental Discipline A Daylong Study, Reflection and Practice Retreat With Sharon Allen The Fourth Noble Truth describes The Noble Eightfold Path, giving us reliable guidelines for freeing ourselves of the causes of suffering. This daylong study, reflection and practice retreat will look through the lens of the three divisions [...]

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Day-long: Invincible Presence

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Invincible Presence: A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will cultivate the capacity to be present in the here and now. Mindfulness meditation techniques enable us to let go of the past, and be free from deluded fantasies for the future. The teachings are inspired by an instruction in the Majjhima Nikaya [...]

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Day-long: Spiritual Urgency

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Spiritual Urgency: Nurturing the Desire to Wake Up. A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore the role of desire in the development of our meditative practice, and consider how spiritual urgency can support awakening. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, instructions, teachings, and opportunities for individual meetings with the teacher. [...]

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Daylong in Santa Cruz with Shaila Catherine

Insight Santa Cruz 740 Front Street, Suite 240, Santa Cruz, CA

Living Without Enemies The Buddha said, "The world may quarrel with me, but I do not quarrel with the world." How can we live our lives without causing conflict—without making anyone into an enemy? This day long program will blend sitting and walking meditations with teachings and reflection to discover how unpleasant experiences might lead [...]

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Daylong: Loving Kindness – with Bhante U Jagara and Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

with Bhante U Jagara and Shaila Catherine There will be a pot-luck community meal offering at 11:15; please bring a food dish to share. Loving kindness (metta) describes a feeling of warmth and acceptance towards oneself and others. Cultivating loving kindness creates a profoundly generous state of mind in which the self disappears. As divisions [...]

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Daylong in Saratoga: Energy Balance – Meditation and Qigong

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine and Tom Leichardt. This day-long program will include two Qigong sessions (morning and afternoon) along with sitting and walking meditation. The focus will be developing skillful and balanced energy through movement and meditation. Medical Qigong is renowned for using the breath, simple postures and movements to enhance mental focus, calm the energies of mind and body, and achieve greater health, concentration, [...]

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Day Long in Saratoga: Presence with Sense-Doors—Meditation and Poetry

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Presence with the Sense Doors: A day of meditation and poetry with Drew Oman and Jennifer Dungan This daylong will include meditation and poetry reading to support contemplation on the conditioned arising of consciousness with seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, smelling and thinking. This day-long program is appropriate for new and experienced meditators. There will be a pot-luck [...]

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Daylong in Los Altos – What is your state of mind?

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. Today's program will encourage self-examination and self-reflection to recognize the state of our own minds during meditation and activity. The teaching will [...]

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Walking the Path 2015 – Six-month program

Walking the Path 2015 Investigation and Mindfulness A six-month program with Shaila Catherine Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Nourish the resolve to deepen your spiritual practice! WALKING THE PATH is a six-month program designed to intensify your personal meditative path and integrate dhamma wisdom in everyday [...]

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Two Daylongs – Minden, NV (near Reno)

Two Daylong Meditation Events in Nevada with Shaila Catherine. Saturday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Liberating Attitudes This program will explore liberation from the perspective of the attitudes and approaches that support the experience of release, peace, and awakening. The day will include instructions and dhamma teachings to nurture the development of mindfulness and loving kindness. [...]

Daylong in Lafayette, Indiana

Concentration and the Focused Mind This day-long retreat will emphasize the cultivation of concentration by using the breath as the primary meditation object. The practice will encourage a relaxed, skilled, and calm attention, cultivated through sitting and walking meditation, and applicable to daily life. The teachings will nurture tranquility, introduce the blissful absorption states called [...]

Day-long near Indianapolis, Indiana

Benedict Inn 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove, IN

Intention and the Power of Thought A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine The Buddha's teachings offer practical instructions for working with thought, freeing the mind from patterns that perpetuate suffering, and cultivating intentions that will lead to deep happiness. In this daylong program, we will explore the practical and liberating teachings of the Buddha, learning [...]

Daylong in Saratoga: Investigating Hindrances

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. Today's program will introduce a five-part scheme for investigating the hindrances and understanding their causes. The teaching is inspired by instructions in [...]

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DayLong in Los Altos: Critical Reflection and the Kalama Sutta

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. Today's program will explore two famous discourses, the Kalama Sutta and the Salha Sutta. These teachings are often quoted to encourage critical [...]

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Daylong in Saratoga: Core Insight Questions

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. Today's program will explore the three characteristics (impermanence, unsatisfactoriness, and not-self) which lie at the heart of insight meditation practices. Our guide [...]

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Daylong in Los Altos: Mindful Investigation

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. Specific instructions for examining the mind feature prominently in the core teachings of Satipatthana, and many early Buddhist teachings. This day-long program [...]

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Day-long in Vermont – Liberating Attitudes

Valley Insight Meditation Society Lebanon, NH

Liberating Attitudes a day of meditation with Shaila Catherine This program will explore liberation from the perspective of the attitudes and approaches that support the experience of release, peace, and awakening. The day will include instructions and dhamma teachings to nurture the development of mindfulness and loving kindness. This program is appropriate for new and [...]

Day Long in Saratoga: Investigating the Nature of Mind

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. This day-long program will introduce methods for investigating the nature of mind. It is part of a six-month series of day-long events [...]

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Daylong in Los Altos – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! In [...]

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Daylong in Saratoga – Lovingkindness and Qi Gong with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Loving Kindness and Qi Gong - Balance for the Heart, Body, and Mind A day of meditation with Sharon Allen When the emotional center is held with kindness, and the body energy is balanced, the mind is at ease. Today’s practice and teachings will emphasize Loving Kindness which comes from the Metta Sutta. Loving Kindness practice [...]

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Daylong in Los Altos – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! In [...]

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Daylong in Santa Cruz – Effort & Ease

Insight Santa Cruz 740 Front Street, Suite 240, Santa Cruz, CA

Effort and Ease: What needs to be done? This day-long will explore the vital role of skillful effort in meditation practice. Skill in effort is not a matter of doggedly trying harder. Relaxation, commitment, ease, trust, inspiration, as well as diligent perseverance are needed to bring balance to our effort and enable meditation practice to [...]

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Daylong in Saratoga – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! In [...]

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Daylong in Los Altos – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! In [...]

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Daylong in Saratoga – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! In [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Walking the Path 2016-2017 – six month program

Walking the Path 2017 Perspectives on the Experience of Awakening A six-month program with Shaila Catherine Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Nourish the resolve to deepen your spiritual practice! WALKING THE PATH is a six-month program designed to intensify your personal meditative path and integrate dhamma wisdom [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Clubhouse at Peter Coutt's Circle, Stanford, CA Peter Coutts Circle, Stanford, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. PLEASE NOTE: The location for this day long program has changed. It will now take place at the Clubhouse at Peter Coutts Circle in Stanford, CA. Click on the link for the Clubhouse under the Venue heading on the right hand side bar for directions. IMSB offers a day of [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Non-residential Weekend Retreat – San Luis Obispo, CA

White Heron Sangha San Luis Obispo

Two days of meditation near the coast with Shaila Catherine Participants may join for Saturday and/or Sunday. Saturday’s Theme: Meditative Investigation Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of liberating insight. The core teachings of Satipaṭṭhāna include specific [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Daylong Meditation Programs in Nevada

Shaila Catherine will be leading 2 day long programs for the Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community in Carson City or Minden, Nevada. Saturday February 4 Sunday February 5 For details visit www.dharmazephyr.org  

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Exploring Energy in Practice with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Exploring Energy in Practice A day of meditation with Sharon Allen. On the meditative path energy is a key element. Energy is one of the factors of awakening and one of the bases for spiritual powers. We experience energy in our physical body daily. This day long retreat will explore the significance of having a healthy [...]

Daylong on Concentration in New Hampshire with Shaila

Valley Insight Meditation Society Lebanon, NH

Developing Right Concentration a day of meditation with Shaila Catherine This day-long program will encourage the deepening of concentration through a relaxed and skilled development of mindfulness with breathing practices, cultivated through sitting and walking meditation, and applicable to daily life. The teachings will explore the role of concentration on the liberating path, and introduce the [...]

Dynamic Awareness with Shaila Catherine and Lisa Tromovitch

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation and movement with Shaila Catherine and Lisa Tromovitch. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in [...]

Monthly Day for Loving Kindness (Metta) Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Today's practice theme will be the cultivation of loving kindness (metta) meditation. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate [...]

Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine – change of venue to St. Timothy’s Church in Mountain View

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church 2094 Grant Road , Mountain View

The Monthly Day of Meditation previously scheduled to take place at First Congregational Church in Los Altos, has been moved to St. Timothy's Church in Mountain View. Instead of our usual 5:00pm ending time, we will end slightly earlier at 4:00pm. A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation and Qi Gong with Shaila Catherine and Jason Chan

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation and Qi Gong with Shaila Catherine and Jason Chan. This day long program is designed to enhance mindfulness through a combination of sitting meditation and mindful movement. The practices will include Qi Gong and Tai Chi exercises, along with mindfulness meditation instruction. It is appropriate for beginners and seasoned practitioners. IMSB offers a [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Day of Meditation in Indianapolis with Shaila Catherine

Shaila Catherine will lead a day long event near Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday Nov 4, 2017, from 10am - 5pm. The theme is: "Relax, Let Go, Keep Trying!" Balanced and skillful effort is a vital meditative skill. This daylong program will cultivate relaxation, letting go, and persistence as we learn a how gentle diligent effort supports [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

DayLong in Fremont with Shaila Catherine – Concentration and the Focused Mind

Wat Buddhanusorn 36054 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA

Shaila Catherine will offer a daylong at Wat Buddhanusorn in Fremont, California Concentration and the Focused Mind This day-long program will emphasize the cultivation of concentration by using the breath as the primary meditation subject. The practice will encourage a relaxed, skilled, and calm attention, cultivated through sitting and walking meditation, and applicable to daily [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Road , Mountain View , CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. Note: The location of this daylong event changed. It will now be held at Edward's Hall of St. Timothy's Church in Mountain View. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady [...]

Stepping Back: A Day of Meditation with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of Mindfulness Meditation with Sharon Allen. Stepping back – so often when we are on the edge of impulsively saying or doing something that we later regret, taking a step back, pausing or remembering what that action leads to can make the difference between perpetuating distress or increasing well-being. This is a discipline that [...]

Dynamic Awareness: A Day of Mindful Movement & Meditation with Shaila Catherine and Lisa Tromovitch

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation and movement with Shaila Catherine and Lisa Tromovitch. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in [...]

Aging, Dying and Awakening: A Day of Meditation with Anna Douglas

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with special guest teacher Anna Douglas. “Aging, illness and death are treasures for those who understand them. They are Noble Truths, Noble Treasures. If they were people, I’d bow down to their feet every day.” — Ajahn Lee, Thai Forest Master This sentiment is not our culture’s usual attitude, so this statement [...]

A Day of Meditation in Germany with Shaila Catherine

Resolution and Relaxation: Exploring the role of effort in meditation with Shaila Catherine at Buddha's Weg Retreat Center near Frankfurt, Germany. This day long program will explore the vital role that effort plays on the liberating path. We will see how a balanced, wise and persistant effort can strengthen mindfulness. When our effort is balanced and [...]

Two Daylong Meditation Programs in Nevada

Saturday: Relax, Let Go, Keep Trying! Balanced and skillful effort is a vital meditative skill. This daylong program will cultivate relaxation, letting go, and persistence as we learn a how gentle diligent effort supports the deepening of concentration and insight. This day long is suitable for both new and experienced practitioners. Sunday: What is Effort? Control, Letting [...]

Daylong in Santa Cruz – Relax, Let Go, Keep Trying!

Insight Santa Cruz 740 Front Street, Suite 240, Santa Cruz, CA

Title: Relax, Let Go, Keep Trying! A day long with Shaila Catherine Balanced and skillful effort is a vital meditative skill. This daylong program will cultivate relaxation, letting go, and persistence as we learn a how gentle diligent effort supports the deepening of concentration and insight. This day long retreat is suitable for both new and [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Breathing Space – Freedom from the personal A day of meditation with Sharon Allen. The mind can become so entangled with personal concerns that we get lost in the delusion of an independent self and forget about the possibility of freedom. The sitting and walking meditation practices for this retreat day will emphasize releasing our [...]

Day of Meditation – EVENT CANCELLED

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Our day of meditation in August, originally scheduled for today has been cancelled. Our monthly daylong program will resume on Saturday October 19. A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Meditation, Qi Gong, Crystal Singing Bowls

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of Mindfulness Meditation, Qi Gong, and Crystal Singing Bowls with Shaila Catherine and Tom Leichardt This day-long program will include sitting and walking meditations, guided Qi Gong sessions, and sound healing meditations with crystal singing bowls. By combining these meditative practices we will balance our energy through movement and meditation, and enhance relaxed, clear awareness. Medical Qigong [...]

Day of meditation with Shaila – in Hanover, NH

Valley Insight Meditation Society Lebanon, NH

Shaila Catherine will offer a day-long retreat in Hanover, NH. Theme: The Art of Not-Clinging This daylong program will highlight the subtle dynamics of clinging and not-clinging as we practice the art of letting go. The Buddha described four kinds of clinging: 1) clinging to sensual pleasures, 2) to views and opinions, 3) to rituals [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long programs offer a consistent and easy opportunity for meditators to maintain a steady commitment to meditation, deepen their practice, explore various dhamma themes, and cultivate relationships with the community—and still be home in time for dinner! The [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation – CANCELLED

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

All in-person programs in April are cancelled. We hope to resume our day long program on May 30. When we are able to meet again, we will arrange the seating to maintain a 6 foot distance between participants. A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine – CANCELLED

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

All in-person programs in May are cancelled. We home to resume our day-long program soon. When we are able to meet again, we will arrange the seating to maintain a 6 foot distance between participants.  A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long [...]

New Year’s Online Event with Shaila Catherine – Peace and Clarity

Online

Registration has closed for this event.  Start the New Year with Clarity of Mind and a Peaceful Heart an at-home day of meditation with Shaila Catherine Friday, January 1, 2021 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pacific Time Join IMSB as we start the new year with the peace and clarity that meditation can bring to [...]

$40.00 – $250.00