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Event Series Speaker Series: Living Wisely in the World

Speaker Series: Living Wisely in the World

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

Living Wisely in the World: Caring for mind, family, society, and planet A famous verse in the Dhammapada states: "All experience is preceded by mind, led by mind, made by mind. Speak or act with a corrupted mind, and suffering follows, as the wagon wheel follows the hoof of the ox … Speak or act with a peaceful mind, and [...]

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

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Living Wisely in the World

Speaker Series: Living Wisely in the World

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

Living Wisely in the World: Caring for mind, family, society, and planet A famous verse in the Dhammapada states: "All experience is preceded by mind, led by mind, made by mind. Speak or act with a corrupted mind, and suffering follows, as the wagon wheel follows the hoof of the ox … Speak or act with a peaceful mind, and [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Deepening Practice and Community – Open Drop-In with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Led by Shaila Catherine. Between many of our Thursday evening series courses in Saratoga, IMSB offers open drop-in practice sessions led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, or a local mindfulness teacher. For these “Deepening Practice and Community” evenings, we will devote more time to   guided meditations and experiential mindfulness activities. Newcomers are welcome. [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community A six-week lecture series The early Buddhist sangha included some accomplished and intriguing disciples—lay and monastic, male and female. By searching the literature of the Pali Canon, contemporary scholars have been able to compile biographical information, infer personality traits, and gain a vivid sense of the [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community A six-week lecture series The early Buddhist sangha included some accomplished and intriguing disciples—lay and monastic, male and female. By searching the literature of the Pali Canon, contemporary scholars have been able to compile biographical information, infer personality traits, and gain a vivid sense of the [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community A six-week lecture series The early Buddhist sangha included some accomplished and intriguing disciples—lay and monastic, male and female. By searching the literature of the Pali Canon, contemporary scholars have been able to compile biographical information, infer personality traits, and gain a vivid sense of the [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community A six-week lecture series The early Buddhist sangha included some accomplished and intriguing disciples—lay and monastic, male and female. By searching the literature of the Pali Canon, contemporary scholars have been able to compile biographical information, infer personality traits, and gain a vivid sense of the [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community A six-week lecture series The early Buddhist sangha included some accomplished and intriguing disciples—lay and monastic, male and female. By searching the literature of the Pali Canon, contemporary scholars have been able to compile biographical information, infer personality traits, and gain a vivid sense of the [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

Great Disciples: People and Personalities in the Buddha's Community A six-week lecture series The early Buddhist sangha included some accomplished and intriguing disciples—lay and monastic, male and female. By searching the literature of the Pali Canon, contemporary scholars have been able to compile biographical information, infer personality traits, and gain a vivid sense of the [...]

Social Event: The Buddha: Art and Culture – a private tour of Buddhist Art

Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join IMSB on a private tour of Buddhist art at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. This is a docent led tour providing insight into the life story of the Buddha. We will see how Buddhist ideas were expressed in art at different times in various ways across Asia. The tour will last one [...]

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Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Weekly Meditation Tonight – CANCELLED for Elections

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled due to elections. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—a drop-in group on Tuesdays in Mountain View, and series classes on Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series De-Stress in December!

De-Stress in December!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

De-Stress in December! A 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices — to create peace in the holiday season and beyond. As the year comes to an end, night falls sooner, and the holidays approach, people sometimes feel increasingly stressed. Mindfulness practice helps us release the inner tensions that keep us entangled in unhealthy or unhappy [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series De-Stress in December!

De-Stress in December!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

De-Stress in December! A 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices — to create peace in the holiday season and beyond. As the year comes to an end, night falls sooner, and the holidays approach, people sometimes feel increasingly stressed. Mindfulness practice helps us release the inner tensions that keep us entangled in unhealthy or unhappy [...]

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

Wat Buddhanusorn 36054 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series De-Stress in December!

De-Stress in December!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

De-Stress in December! A 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices — to create peace in the holiday season and beyond. As the year comes to an end, night falls sooner, and the holidays approach, people sometimes feel increasingly stressed. Mindfulness practice helps us release the inner tensions that keep us entangled in unhealthy or unhappy [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series De-Stress in December!

De-Stress in December!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

De-Stress in December! A 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices — to create peace in the holiday season and beyond. As the year comes to an end, night falls sooner, and the holidays approach, people sometimes feel increasingly stressed. Mindfulness practice helps us release the inner tensions that keep us entangled in unhealthy or unhappy [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

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

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 [...]

Event Series De-Stress in December!

De-Stress in December!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

De-Stress in December! A 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices — to create peace in the holiday season and beyond. As the year comes to an end, night falls sooner, and the holidays approach, people sometimes feel increasingly stressed. Mindfulness practice helps us release the inner tensions that keep us entangled in unhealthy or unhappy [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Drop-In Deepening Practice and Community Evening with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Tonight’s session is led by Sharon Allen. For pictures and biographies of our teachers, visit our Teacher Page. Between many of our Thursday evening series courses in Saratoga, IMSB offers open drop-in practice sessions led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, or a local mindfulness teacher. For these “Deepening Practice and Community” evenings, [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Weekly Meditation Group CANCELLED for Tonight

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. The church requires use of our usual meeting room for their events. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups— a drop in sitting group Tuesdays in Mountain View, and a series of classes Thursdays in Saratoga. This group [...]

Stepping Back: A Day of Meditation with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Drop-In Deepening Practice and Community Evening with Sharon Allen and Bill Kostura

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Tonight's session is led by Sharon Allen and Bill Kostura. For pictures and biographies of our teachers, visit our Teacher Page. Between many of our Thursday evening series courses in Saratoga, IMSB offers open drop-in practice sessions led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, or a local mindfulness teacher. For these “Deepening Practice [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

Preparing The Mind for Awakening: Cultivating The Seven Factors of Awakening For the mind that values freedom. Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the mind, overcoming the hindrances, and balancing the energetic and calming forces that develop through meditation. When these seven factors are well developed, the mind is ripe for awakening. This [...]

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

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. The church requires use of our usual meeting room for their events. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups— a drop in sitting group Tuesdays in Mountain View, and a series of classes Thursdays in Saratoga.

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Author Event: Janetti Marotta speaks on A Life Affirming Path

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

A Life Affirming Path An author event with Janetti Marotta, celebrating the publication of her new book A Fertile Path: Guiding the Journey with Mindfulness and Compassion When basic life expectations are challenged—to become pregnant when we want; to parent our child into adulthood; to live a long and healthy life—our personal narrative can become [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

Drop-In Deepening Practice and Community Evening with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Tonight’s session is led by Sharon Allen. For pictures and biographies of our teachers, visit our Teacher Page. Between many of our Thursday evening series courses in Saratoga, IMSB offers open drop-in practice sessions led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, or a local mindfulness teacher. For these “Deepening Practice and Community” evenings, [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

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

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

Event Series Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

Wesak Celebration – Community Social Event

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

A Community Social Event —led  by Sharon Allen and Laura Lin This evening IMSB will celebrate Wesak, the primary Buddhist holiday that commemorates the Buddha’s enlightenment, birth, and death. Tonight’s program will include meditation, teachings or discussion, and flower offering ceremony. The structured program will end around 9pm, but please plan to stay a few minutes longer [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Author Event with James Coleman: The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation

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

The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation: Freedom, Emptiness, and Awakened Nature An evening author event with James William Coleman James William Coleman’s new book, The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation: Freedom, Emptiness, and Awakened Nature, guides us through the profound wisdom of the classic sutras that lay the foundations for all of the different Buddhist traditions. In [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Drop-In Deepening Practice and Community Evening with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Tonight’s session is led by Shaila Catherine. For pictures and biographies of our teachers, visit our Teacher Page. Between many of our Thursday evening series courses in Saratoga, IMSB offers open drop-in practice sessions led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, or a local mindfulness teacher. For these “Deepening Practice and Community” evenings, [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Guest speaker – Aishin Leonard

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Aishin Leonard Topic: Finding Freedom from Pain Aishin Leonard is a passionate Buddhist practitioner, mindfulness facilitator and consultant. Her doorway to practice opened in 2009 when she developed a chronic pain condition that left her bedridden and wheelchair bound. After many years of intensive retreat practice primarily in the Theravada tradition, including a year at [...]

Drop-In Deepening Practice and Community Evening with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Tonight’s session is led by Shaila Catherine For pictures and biographies of our teachers, visit our Teacher Page. Between many of our Thursday evening series courses in Saratoga, IMSB offers open drop-in practice sessions led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, or a local mindfulness teacher. For these “Deepening Practice and Community” evenings, [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Guest speaker: Ayya Santussika

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Ayya Santussika The topic is Inspiration from the Thai Forest Masters We will explore key themes taught by Thai Forest masters and reflect on how we can apply them in our daily practice. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teaching – Generosity and The Joy of Giving

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

Tonight’s topic for discussion will be Generosity and the Joy of Giving. Facilitated by Sharon Allen. IMSB invited members to explore the practice of generosity by using $50 to support a charitable project of their choosing. Some will report back to IMSB through tonight’s panel discussion and share their reflections and experiences from participating in [...]

Guest Speaker: Thanissaro Bhikkhu on Refuge

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

Tonight's topic: Refuge Thanissaro Bhikkhu will be our special guest speaker tonight. Visit our Teachers Page for biographies and photos of our guests. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their practice with an evening [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teachings: Panel Discussion on Joy of Giving

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

Tonight's topic for discussion will be Joy of Giving. IMSB invited members to explore the practice of generosity by using $50 to support a charitable project of their choosing. They will report back to IMSB through tonight's panel discussion and share their reflections and experiences from participating in the Joy of Giving Program. Insight Meditation [...]

Introduction to Insight Dialogue led by Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

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

Awakening Together: Insight Dialogue Practice Tonight will be a special extended event—a 2 hour workshop on Insight Dialog led by Bhikkhu Sukhacitto. The meditation will begin at 7:15, and the evening program will end around 9:15. Please try to attend the full program. Evening Schedule Overview (approximate times) 7:15 Brief silent meditation and announcements 7:30 [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Building Community

Building Community

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

Tonight's program will begin as usual with 30 minutes of meditation. The meditation will be followed by community building exercises, small group reflections, and other activities to develop sangha and cultivate good dhamma friends. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation programs.  OnTuesdays, we meet in [...]

Event Series The Heart of Meditation

The Heart of Meditation

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

The Heart of Meditation A 4-week series with Shaila Catherine Open your heart - bring balance to your relationships Tuesdays, November 13 - December 4, 2018 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm In this series, you'll learn to nurture four profound qualities of heart: loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. These qualities, traditionally called the Divine Abodes [...]

Event Series Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their practice with an evening [...]

Event Series The Heart of Meditation

The Heart of Meditation

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

The Heart of Meditation A 4-week series with Shaila Catherine Open your heart - bring balance to your relationships Tuesdays, November 13 - December 4, 2018 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm In this series, you'll learn to nurture four profound qualities of heart: loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. These qualities, traditionally called the Divine Abodes [...]

Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week after the holidays. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups— a drop in sitting group Tuesdays in Mountain View, and a series of classes Thursdays in Saratoga.  

Event Series The Heart of Meditation

The Heart of Meditation

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

The Heart of Meditation A 4-week series with Shaila Catherine Open your heart - bring balance to your relationships Tuesdays, November 13 - December 4, 2018 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm In this series, you'll learn to nurture four profound qualities of heart: loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. These qualities, traditionally called the Divine Abodes [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series The Heart of Meditation

The Heart of Meditation

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

The Heart of Meditation A 4-week series with Shaila Catherine Open your heart - bring balance to your relationships Tuesdays, November 13 - December 4, 2018 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm In this series, you'll learn to nurture four profound qualities of heart: loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. These qualities, traditionally called the Divine Abodes [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Event Series Meditation, Power, and Success

Meditation, Power, and Success

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

Meditation, Power, and Success A Meditative Path for Accomplishing Your Goals A Five-week series with Shaila Catherine Ways to leverage your mental strengths. Tuesdays, December 11, 2018 – January 22, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm This 5-week series will explore four qualities that the Buddha linked to success on the spiritual path. These qualities, [...]

Event Series Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their practice with an evening [...]

Event Series Meditation, Power, and Success

Meditation, Power, and Success

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

Meditation, Power, and Success A Meditative Path for Accomplishing Your Goals A Five-week series with Shaila Catherine Ways to leverage your mental strengths. Tuesdays, December 11, 2018 – January 22, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm This 5-week series will explore four qualities that the Buddha linked to success on the spiritual path. These qualities, [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Event Series Meditation, Power, and Success

Meditation, Power, and Success

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

Meditation, Power, and Success A Meditative Path for Accomplishing Your Goals A Five-week series with Shaila Catherine Ways to leverage your mental strengths. Tuesdays, December 11, 2018 – January 22, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm This 5-week series will explore four qualities that the Buddha linked to success on the spiritual path. These qualities, [...]

Event Series Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism Thursdays, January 10 - February 21, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Meditation, Power, and Success

Meditation, Power, and Success

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

Meditation, Power, and Success A Meditative Path for Accomplishing Your Goals A Five-week series with Shaila Catherine Ways to leverage your mental strengths. Tuesdays, December 11, 2018 – January 22, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm This 5-week series will explore four qualities that the Buddha linked to success on the spiritual path. These qualities, [...]

Event Series Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism Thursdays, January 10 - February 21, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core [...]

Event Series Meditation, Power, and Success

Meditation, Power, and Success

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

Meditation, Power, and Success A Meditative Path for Accomplishing Your Goals A Five-week series with Shaila Catherine Ways to leverage your mental strengths. Tuesdays, December 11, 2018 – January 22, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm This 5-week series will explore four qualities that the Buddha linked to success on the spiritual path. These qualities, [...]

Event Series Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism Thursdays, January 10 - February 21, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core [...]

Meditation & Landscape Photography – Rex Naden

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

Landscape Photography An evening with Rex Naden Landscape photography is a powerful medium for exploring perception, attention, and spiritual perspectives. Rex Naden, an avid landscape photographer, will share slides of his photographs, and discuss his encounters with nature, the artistic image, and the subtle ways that he uses color and composition to communicate his vision. [...]

Event Series Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism Thursdays, January 10 - February 21, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series The Engaged Buddhist

The Engaged Buddhist

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

The Engaged Buddhist Surviving and thriving in an anxious world A Tuesday evening speaker series February 5 – 26, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Meditation instructions are sometimes misinterpreted to imply that one should disengage from activity and suspend all judgment. Buddhist advice on "letting go" can be misunderstood to suggest that problems in [...]

Event Series Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism Thursdays, January 10 - February 21, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Event Series The Engaged Buddhist

The Engaged Buddhist

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

The Engaged Buddhist Surviving and thriving in an anxious world A Tuesday evening speaker series February 5 – 26, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Meditation instructions are sometimes misinterpreted to imply that one should disengage from activity and suspend all judgment. Buddhist advice on "letting go" can be misunderstood to suggest that problems in [...]

Event Series Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. Demystifying the core beliefs of Buddhism Thursdays, January 10 - February 21, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This course will provide a nuts-and-bolts guide to the core [...]

Event Series The Engaged Buddhist

The Engaged Buddhist

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

The Engaged Buddhist Surviving and thriving in an anxious world A Tuesday evening speaker series February 5 – 26, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Meditation instructions are sometimes misinterpreted to imply that one should disengage from activity and suspend all judgment. Buddhist advice on "letting go" can be misunderstood to suggest that problems in [...]

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their practice with an evening [...]

Event Series The Engaged Buddhist

The Engaged Buddhist

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

The Engaged Buddhist Surviving and thriving in an anxious world A Tuesday evening speaker series February 5 – 26, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Meditation instructions are sometimes misinterpreted to imply that one should disengage from activity and suspend all judgment. Buddhist advice on "letting go" can be misunderstood to suggest that problems in [...]

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. The church requires use of our usual meeting room for their events. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups— a drop in sitting group Tuesdays in Mountain View, and a series of classes Thursdays in Saratoga.

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Meditation and Teachings with Guest Teacher: Kim Allen

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

Tonight's guest dharma teacher is Kimberly Allen The Topic: Inner Ecology Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in Mountain [...]

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Breathe with Joy

Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Breathe with Joy

Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Meditation and Discussion: Generosity as a Spiritual Practice

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

Ed Haertel will facilitate tonight's discussion on Generosity as a Spiritual Practice Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in [...]

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Meditation and teachings. Non-self and Who Meditates – guest speaker Ted Gutfeldt

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Ted Gutfeldt. Topic: If there is only non-self (anatta), who is it that meditates? Talk Description: One of the fundamental tenets of Buddhism is that "I-making" and "my-making" results in suffering. We can recognize that the common thread that runs through the suffering of attachments/greed; aversions/hatred; and delusions; is the "self" [...]

Event Series Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Led by Janetti Marotta Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their [...]

Event Series Course: Pain and Freedom

Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Pain and Freedom Finding peace in the midst of pain A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Janetti Marotta. February 28 - April 11, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 pm Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Life is uncertain and our bodies are vulnerable [...]

Event Series Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. The church requires use of our usual meeting room for their events. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups— a drop in sitting group Tuesdays in Mountain View, and a series of classes Thursdays in Saratoga.

Event Series Breathe with Joy

Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Event Series Course: The Development of Happiness

Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Kim Allen A practical approach to training in happiness. April 25 – May 30, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. The Buddhist path can be viewed as the cultivation of deeper and deeper forms of [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Breathe with Joy

Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Event Series Course: The Development of Happiness

Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Kim Allen A practical approach to training in happiness. April 25 – May 30, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. The Buddhist path can be viewed as the cultivation of deeper and deeper forms of [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Speaker: Stephen Fulder on Equanimity

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

Equanimity: Dancing with the Unexpected A special event with Stephen Fulder Equanimity is a  key spiritual faculty which allows us to face the known and the unknown, the ecstasies and the despairs, with steadiness and lightness. Equanimity helps us engage with life from an unlimited and interconnected perspective. The Buddhist image is of an island [...]

Event Series Course: The Development of Happiness

Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Kim Allen A practical approach to training in happiness. April 25 – May 30, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. The Buddhist path can be viewed as the cultivation of deeper and deeper forms of [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Guest Speaker: Ross Buttner. Problems on the Path

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

Problems on the Path An evening with Ross Buttner In tonight's program, Ross Buttner will discuss his research into challenges faced by Western Buddhist practitioners, and how these problems can be overcome. Based on his analysis of 70 in-depth interviews with teachers and practitioners, Ross will focus on four general areas of difficulty: psychological challenges, issues [...]

Event Series Course: The Development of Happiness

Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Kim Allen A practical approach to training in happiness. April 25 – May 30, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. The Buddhist path can be viewed as the cultivation of deeper and deeper forms of [...]

Event Series Course: The Development of Happiness

Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Kim Allen A practical approach to training in happiness. April 25 – May 30, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. The Buddhist path can be viewed as the cultivation of deeper and deeper forms of [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Breathe with Joy

Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Event Series Course: The Development of Happiness

Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A six-week course led by Kim Allen A practical approach to training in happiness. April 25 – May 30, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. The Buddhist path can be viewed as the cultivation of deeper and deeper forms of [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Breathe with Joy

Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Event Series Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Led by Janetti Marotta Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their [...]

Young Meditators Group is CANCELLED for tonight

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

Young Meditators Group is CANCELLED for tonight. The Young Meditators Group is cancelled for tonight. We will resume on Tuesday, July 9. The Young Meditators usually meet the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around [...]

Meditation and teachings with guest teacher Venerable U Jagara

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

Tonight's Special Guest Teacher: Venerable U Jagara Topic: TBD Visit our Teacher Page for biographies and photos of our guest speakers. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every [...]

Meditation and Building Community

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

Tonight’s program will begin as usual with 30 minutes of meditation. The meditation will be followed by community building exercises, small group reflections, and other activities to develop sangha and cultivate good dhamma friends. Facilitated by Kristi Iverson. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation [...]

Event Series Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A 6-week workshop on letting go Led by Sharon Allen and Shaila Catherine Thursdays, June 20 - August 8, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Anger is a powerful emotion. When unchecked and unexamined, anger has enormous potential to harm [...]

Panel Discussion – Joy of Giving

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

Tonight's topic for discussion will be Joy of Giving. An IMSB Charitable Program IMSB invites members to explore the practice of generosity by distributing $50 from IMSB's Karuna Fund to a charitable project of their choosing. They will report back to IMSB through tonight's panel discussion and share their reflections and experiences of participating in [...]

Deep States of Samadhi – A dialog with Ajahn Brahm and Shaila Catherine

The Deep States of Samadhi A dialog with Ajahn Brahm and Shaila Catherine Moderated by Daniel Aitken This discussion will feature in the schedule of the 11th Global Conference on Buddhism, in Berkeley, CA. Sunday, June 30, 2019. 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Registration is required. Conference tickets are available with flexible pricing. You may use the [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Meditation in Hard Times

Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Event Series Meditation in Hard Times

Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Event Series Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A 6-week workshop on letting go Led by Sharon Allen and Shaila Catherine Thursdays, June 20 - August 8, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Anger is a powerful emotion. When unchecked and unexamined, anger has enormous potential to harm [...]

Event Series Meditation in Hard Times

Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Event Series Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

A 6-week workshop on letting go Led by Sharon Allen and Shaila Catherine Thursdays, June 20 - August 8, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00 Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. Anger is a powerful emotion. When unchecked and unexamined, anger has enormous potential to harm [...]

Event Series Beginner’s Orientation

Beginner’s Orientation

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

The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month just prior to our weekly meditation group 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, and provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South [...]

Event Series Meditation in Hard Times

Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

An Evening for Meditation Practice Mindfulness Meditation: A drop-in evening for meditation practice. Led by Sharon Allen Drop-in practice evenings are an opportunity for meditators to practice under the guidance of experienced mindfulness instructors. These sessions allow curious newcomers to gain a first-hand experience of mindfulness meditation. Experienced practitioners will enjoy the opportunity to deepen their [...]

Event Series Young Meditators Group

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Event Series Meditation in Hard Times

Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Event Series Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

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, United States

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 [...]

Event Series Meditation in Hard Times

Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Event Series Focused and Fearless: A Concentration Course

Focused and Fearless: A Concentration Course

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Cultivating the conditions for deep concentration in the midst of daily life A six-week course led by Shaila Catherine and Sharon Allen August 22 - September 26, 2019 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Silence begins at 7:00. Arrive early (around 7:00) to enjoy the optional pre-class meditation period. This six-week course is designed to strengthen the [...]

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