Events for January 24, 2025 - May 17

Concentration, Jhana, and Breath – Two 10-night Retreats in Southern California

Big Bear Retreat Center 1000 Sugarpine Road, Big Bear City, CA, United States

In-depth meditation with sixteen steps of anapanasati samadhi led by Shaila Catherine THIS RETREAT IS NOW CLOSED (updated Aug 17). Full Retreat: August 10-31, 2021 Part One: August 10-20, 2021 Part Two: August 21-31, 2021 Location: Big Bear Retreat Center, Southern California NOTE: Vaccination against COVID-19 is required to attend this retreat.  These two back to [...]

Register Now for an ONLINE weekend retreat – Deepening Concentration

Online

Register for an ONLINE at-home weekend retreat with Shaila Catherine Deepening Concentration September 17-19, 2021 We will meet via Zoom. Information and registration details are on our Events Page. Registration ends by September 14. https://www.imsb.org/event/online-retreat-deepening-concentration/  

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine September 13, 2021 Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open [...]

Free – $100.00

ONLINE RETREAT: Deepening Concentration

Online

Deepening Concentration With Shaila Catherine An At-home Online Retreat Registration is required. Scroll down to choose a ticket level. Registration will close about 3 days prior to the retreat, so don't wait to the last minute! This at-home online retreat will encourage the deepening of concentration through a relaxed and skilled development of mindfulness with [...]

$190.00 – $600.00

Register now for a sutta study course — online and in-person options — Timeless Wisdom — Reflecting on Similes

Online

Timeless Wisdom: Exploring the Buddha's Teachings Through Similes and Stories Join Shaila Catherine for a fun and beautiful approach to dhamma study. This sutta study course uses the abundant images, examples, and similes from the discourses to illuminate the Buddha's teachings. It is designed primarily as an online  course, but local participants (who are vaccinated [...]

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine September 28, 2021 Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine October 11, 2021 Topic: The Four Qualities that Protect Awakening — Focus on (1) Virtue and (2) Guarding Sense Doors Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in [...]

Free – $100.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine—On Perception and Distortions of Perception

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine—On Perception and Distortions of Perception an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine October 26, 2021 Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now [...]

Massachusettes: Study Retreat on Anapanasati

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies 149 Lockwood Barre, Barre, MA, United States

The Buddha's Teachings on Mindfulness of Breathing with Shaila Catherine November 12-18, 2021 This course will explore the practice and study of ānāpānasati, the Buddha’s sixteen step-by-step instructions on Mindfulness with Breathing. Mindfulness with breathing is considered to be one of the most important meditation subjects in the Nikāyas — it is a profound and [...]

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine November 23, 2021 Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine November 29, 2021 Topic: The Four Qualities that Protect Awakening — Focus on (3) Moderation and (4) Devotion to Wakefulness Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching Topic: Full Awareness aka Clear Comprehension with Shaila Catherine December 13, 2021 Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations [...]

Free – $100.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine December 28, 2021 Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Tonight's event has been CANCELLED due to repairs to the heating system. We expect to resume our in-person sessions in February. See you then! Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting [...]

Free – $100.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $100.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine with Shaila Catherine Note the change in meeting time tonight: Due to the State of the Union Address, we will delay our usual 6:30 gathering and skip the dhamma talk tonight. Instead, we will gather at 7:30 PM (Pacific Time) after the State of the Union address, for a group meditation session [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $50.00

ONLINE RETREAT: Happiness

Online

Cultivating Happiness & Joy A Weekend ONLINE Meditation Retreat with Shaila Catherine March 25 – 27, 2022 This at-home online  weekend retreat will explore the place of profound happiness in Buddhist practice. Although Buddhism is reputed to emphasize teachings on suffering, the path is infused from beginning to end with contentment and joy. This program [...]

$225.00 – $625.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $50.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine—Beyond Distraction

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine Beyond Distraction with Shaila Catherine Join us to celebrate the launch of Shaila Catherine’s new book! Beyond Distraction: Five Practical Ways to Focus the Mind Learn how to overcome distraction in meditation practice and develop clarity in your relationships, work, and daily life. We create habits by repeating a thought or action [...]

Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Sensation

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, and meditation instructions. [...]

Free – $100.00

Concentration, Jhana, and Breath – Retreat in Northern California

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center 10243 Saratoga Springs Road, Upper Lake, United States

Concentration, Jhana, and Breath: a 9-night Meditation Retreat in Northern California led by Shaila Catherine Tuesday, May 3, 2022 – Thursday, May 12, 2022. Registration will end at 12:00 noon (Pacific Time) on Friday, April 22. NOTE: Vaccination against COVID-19 is required to attend this retreat.  The retreat begins with registration from 2:00 – 3:30 pm [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine—Beyond Distraction

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us to celebrate the launch of Shaila Catherine’s new book! Beyond Distraction: Five Practical Ways to Focus the Mind Learn how to overcome distraction in meditation practice and develop clarity in your relationships, work, and daily life. We create habits by repeating [...]

Free – $50.00

ONLINE RETREAT: Mindfulness of Death

Online

Mindfulness of Death An Online Weekend Retreat via Zoom With Shaila Catherine Assisted by Peter Gilmore and Neil Stegall May 20 ­– 22, 2022 Registration is required. Scroll down to choose a ticket level. Registration will close three days prior to the retreat, so don’t wait to the last minute! “Mindfulness of death, when developed [...]

$225.00 – $625.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Feeling

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, and meditation instructions. [...]

Free – $100.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Switzerland: Retreat on Anapanasati

Shaila Catherine will lead a 10-day retreat on Mindfulness with Breathing: Practicing the 16-steps of Anapanasati A 10-day Concentration and Insight Retreat June 15-25, 2022 at the Meditation Center of Beatenberg in Beatenberg, Switzerland This retreat will emphasize mindfulness with breathing (anapanasati) to strengthen concentration, explore routes to the absorption states of jhāna, and illuminate [...]

Netherlands: Anapanasati Retreat

Naarden, Netherlands Naarden, Netherlands

Shaila Catherine will lead a retreat for Sangha Metta. July 1–15, 2022 in Naarden, Netherlands Topic is Mindfulness with Breathing: Practicing the 16-steps of Anapanasati A Concentration and Insight Retreat This retreat will emphasize mindfulness with breathing (anapanasati) to strengthen concentration, explore routes to the absorption states of jhāna, and illuminate the powerful role that [...]

Tuesday Online—Kim Allen—The Gladness Pentad

Online

Tuesday Online—Kim Allen TOPIC: The Gladness Pentad: Beauty at the Heart of the Path —an evening of meditation and teaching with Kim Allen Kim will speak about the "gladness pentad" that appears in a number of suttas that describe the path: gladness, joy, tranquility, happiness and concentration. Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate [...]

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Talk Theme: Breaking Down the Concept of Continuity Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now [...]

Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Emotions & Mind States

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, and meditation instructions. [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $50.00

Beyond Distraction: 10-night Retreat in Georgia

Ignatius House 6700 Riverside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Participants in this retreat must be vaccinated to prevent COVID-19. We have held retreats at this center in 2020 and 2021. We consider this site to be well designed for seclusion, and the staff diligent in their efforts to lower the risk of infection. Please review the preventative measures taken by the center, and read our guidelines: Guidelines for [...]

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Talk Theme: Breaking Down the Compactness of Concepts Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $50.00

Register Now to join the ONLINE COURSE: Beyond Distraction

Online

Beyond Distraction: Practical Strategies to Free the Mind An in-depth 3-month online program with Shaila Catherine Co-sponsored by Bodhi Courses and Insight Meditation South Bay For more information and registration details click here.   https://bodhicourses.org/beyond-distraction-practical-strategies-to-free-the-mind/

10AM-4PM Online: Beyond Distraction

Online

Beyond Distraction: Five Practical Ways to Focus the Mind An Online Workshop with Shaila Catherine Saturday, October 1, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM Pacific Time Click here for more information and registration details. Sponsored by Spirit Rock https://spirit-rock.secure.retreat.guru/program/beyond-distraction-five-practical-ways-to-focus-the-mind-sc1d22/?lang=en      

Online Talk: Introduction to Beyond Distraction

Online

Beyond Distraction Sunday, October 2, 2022. 6 – 8 PM Pacific Time Sitting Meditation and Dhamma Talk with Shaila Catherine Visit the Marin Sangha website for more information: https://marinsangha.org/teachers.php?t=catherine

Weekend Online Retreat: Mindfulness of Death

Shaila Catherine will lead this ONLINE weekend meditation program on the theme of Mindfulness of Death October 8 and 9, 2022  Organized by the Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community in Nevada. For information and registration details, visit the Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community website at: https://dharmazephyr.org/event/mindfulness-of-death-an-online-weekend-retreat-via-zoom-with-shaila-catherine/ This event is offered on the basis of generosity [...]

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Thinking

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, and meditation instructions. [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $50.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open only to individuals [...]

Free – $50.00

Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Intention

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, and meditation instructions. [...]

Free – $100.00

CANCELED—Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

CANCELED — Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine This event has been canceled. Join us In-Person another day! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations [...]

Free – $50.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

ONLINE RETREAT: Awakening Factors

Online

Registration ends at 2PM today. Nourishing Seven Factors of Awakening A Weekend ONLINE AT-HOME Meditation Retreat with Shaila Catherine January 13 – 15, 2023 This at-home online  weekend retreat will nourish seven qualities that prepare the mind for awakening: mindfulness, investigation, energy, joy, tranquility, concentration, and equanimity. These Seven Awakening Factors mature into a bright, balanced, [...]

$225.00 – $625.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now require you enter the Zoom passcode to join [...]

Half-Day Meditation – Mindfulness – in Los Altos, CA

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

Theme for the Day: Mindfulness as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Ajahn Brahmāli

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

Monday In-Person—Ajahn Brahmāli Is your meditation stagnating? Here's why. an evening with Ajahn Brahmāli   Join us to welcome Ajahn Brahmāli as our special monastic guest from Australia for an evening of meditation and teaching Join us In-Person or Online! To join the event via zoom, please register click on this link. To join in-person, see instructions and [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday via Zoom—Ajahn Brahmāli

Online

Monday via Zoom—Ajahn Brahmāli Is your meditation stagnating? Here's why. an evening with Ajahn Brahmāli   Join us to welcome Ajahn Brahmāli as our special monastic guest from Australia for an evening of meditation and teaching Join us either In-Person or Online! This is where you sign up to attend online.  You will be sent the [...]

Free – $100.00

Florida: Retreat. Path of Awakening. Reg has closed.

Registration for this retreat has closed. The retreat is full. February 3 – 10, 2023 Orlando, Florida The Path Of Awakening: Cultivating Concentration and Insight This silent Insight Meditation retreat will provide instructions for developing mindfulness, concentration, and insight. The meditation practices will be directed toward nurturing mindfulness of body and mind, enjoying clarity of [...]

Half-Day Meditation – Wisdom & Investigation – in Los Altos, CA

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

Theme for the Day: Wisdom and Investigation as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating [...]

Free – $100.00

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine

Online

Tuesday Online—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Topic: Understanding and Overcoming the Hindrance of Doubt Please join us on Zoom. This event is appropriate for newcomers as well as experienced practitioners. The evening includes silent or guided meditation and teachings. Takes place on Zoom! Join the Zoom Meeting We now [...]

Half-Day Meditation – Energy & Effort – in Los Altos, CA

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

The church where we meet had to cancel today's event. Sorry. Our next Saturday afternoon meditation will be May 27! Please join us then.  Theme for the Day: Energy & Effort as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness [...]

Free – $100.00

Retreat in California: Body, Impermanence, and Death

Redwood Glen Retreat Center 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA

Liberating Meditations on the Body, Impermanence, and Death A 10-day meditation retreat with Shaila Catherine Tuesday, May 9 – Friday May 19, 2023 at Redwood Glen, 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA 94021 “Mindfulness of death, when developed and cultivated, is of great fruit and benefit, culminating in the deathless, having the deathless as its consummation.” [...]

Half-Day Meditation – Joy – in Los Altos, CA

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

Theme for the Day: Joy as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

Free – $100.00
Recurring

Transformative Teachings | Online Sutta Study Course | Shaila Catherine & Kim Allen

Online

Registration has closed. Transformative Teachings An Online IMSB Dhamma Study Course with Shaila Catherine and Kim Allen Six Monday Evenings from February 27 – July 24, 2023 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM Pacific Time Feb 27 March 20 April 24 May 29 June 26 July 24 Buddhist teachings contain many inspiring stories of ordinary people [...]

$190.00 – $590.00

Half-Day Meditation – Tranquility – in Los Altos, CA

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

Theme for the Day: Tranquility as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

Free – $100.00
Recurring

Transformative Teachings | Online Sutta Study Course | Shaila Catherine & Kim Allen

Online

Registration has closed. Transformative Teachings An Online IMSB Dhamma Study Course with Shaila Catherine and Kim Allen Six Monday Evenings from February 27 – July 24, 2023 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM Pacific Time Feb 27 March 20 April 24 May 29 June 26 July 24 Buddhist teachings contain many inspiring stories of ordinary people [...]

$190.00 – $590.00

Half-Day Meditation – Concentration – in Los Altos, CA

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

Theme for the Day: Concentration as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

$25.00 – $100.00
Recurring

Transformative Teachings | Online Sutta Study Course | Shaila Catherine & Kim Allen

Online

Registration has closed. Transformative Teachings An Online IMSB Dhamma Study Course with Shaila Catherine and Kim Allen Six Monday Evenings from February 27 – July 24, 2023 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM Pacific Time Feb 27 March 20 April 24 May 29 June 26 July 24 Buddhist teachings contain many inspiring stories of ordinary people [...]

$190.00 – $590.00
Recurring

CANCELLED: Everyday Joys of Mindfulness

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

Everyday Joys of Mindfulness A 6-week training for living happily in the present. with Shaila Catherine, Matthew Hahn, and Maria Straatmann Update July 7: This course has been cancelled due to low registrations. We will offer another series course in Mountain View on the 2nd and 4th Mondays during the autumn. The topic is Beyond [...]

$190.00 – $600.00

Half-Day Meditation – Equanimity – in Los Altos, CA

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

Theme for the Day: Equanimity as a Factor of Awakening A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

$25.00 – $100.00
Recurring

CANCELLED: Everyday Joys of Mindfulness

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

Everyday Joys of Mindfulness A 6-week training for living happily in the present. with Shaila Catherine, Matthew Hahn, and Maria Straatmann Update July 7: This course has been cancelled due to low registrations. We will offer another series course in Mountain View on the 2nd and 4th Mondays during the autumn. The topic is Beyond [...]

$190.00 – $600.00

Retreat in Michigan: Loving Kindness, Concentration, & Jhana Factors

Colombiere Conference and Retreat 9075 Big Lake Road, Clarkston, MI, United States

Registration is now closed for this retreat. Cultivating Loving Kindness, Concentration, and the Jhana Factors with Shaila Catherine Tuesday, August 22, 2023 – Thursday, August 31, 2023 Partial attendance can be arranged for the first 3 nights. LOVING KINDNESS (mettā) is a profound quality of friendliness toward all of life. Mettā meditation cultivates a heartful [...]

Recurring

CANCELLED: Everyday Joys of Mindfulness

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

Everyday Joys of Mindfulness A 6-week training for living happily in the present. with Shaila Catherine, Matthew Hahn, and Maria Straatmann Update July 7: This course has been cancelled due to low registrations. We will offer another series course in Mountain View on the 2nd and 4th Mondays during the autumn. The topic is Beyond [...]

$190.00 – $600.00

Recurring

CANCELLED: Everyday Joys of Mindfulness

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

Everyday Joys of Mindfulness A 6-week training for living happily in the present. with Shaila Catherine, Matthew Hahn, and Maria Straatmann Update July 7: This course has been cancelled due to low registrations. We will offer another series course in Mountain View on the 2nd and 4th Mondays during the autumn. The topic is Beyond [...]

$190.00 – $600.00

Half-Day Meditation – Energy & Effort – in Los Altos, CA

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

Topic: Energy and Effort A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking [...]

$25.00 – $100.00
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CANCELLED: Everyday Joys of Mindfulness

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

Everyday Joys of Mindfulness A 6-week training for living happily in the present. with Shaila Catherine, Matthew Hahn, and Maria Straatmann Update July 7: This course has been cancelled due to low registrations. We will offer another series course in Mountain View on the 2nd and 4th Mondays during the autumn. The topic is Beyond [...]

$190.00 – $600.00

Beyond Distraction

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

This event was cancelled due to low registrations (October 6, 2023). Beyond Distraction Cultivating the Skills to Focus Attention An 8-week series with Shaila Catherine and Kim Allen Registration is required. Scroll below for tickets. This course will follow Shaila Catherine’s latest book, Beyond Distraction, as we explore a traditional sequence of strategies for dealing [...]

$200.00 – $600.00

Half-Day Meditation Event — Dispassion, Cessation and Release — in Los Altos, CA

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

Topic: Seclusion, Dispassion, Cessation and Release A meditation program with Shaila Catherine This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting [...]

$25.00 – $100.00

Retreat in Georgia: Concentration, Jhana, and the Breath

Calvin Center 13550 Woolsey Road, Hampton, GA

Concentration, Jhana, and the Breath A 10-day meditation retreat with Shaila Catherine Monday, October 23 – Thursday November 2, 2023 at Calvin Center, 13550 Woolsey Road, Hampton, GA 30228 (near Atlanta, GA) The retreat begins with registration from 2:30 – 4:00 pm on Monday, October 23. The retreat ends with lunch on Thursday,  November 2. Partial [...]

ONLINE RETREAT: Stages of Insight

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Stages of Insight A Weekend ONLINE AT-HOME Meditation Retreat with Shaila Catherine November 10 – 12, 2023 This at-home online weekend retreat will explore the traditional map of Buddhist insight meditation practice known as the Sixteen Insight Knowledges. We will see how contemplating experience as impermanent, unsatisfactory, and not-self develops through a series of knowledges [...]

$225.00 – $625.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Awakening and the Three Trainings

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: Awakening and the Three Trainings of Ethics, Concentration, and Wisdom This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. [...]

$25.00 – $100.00

Half-Day Meditation | Fully Aware | Los Altos, CA

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: Cultivating Full Awareness This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include sitting and walking [...]

$25.00 – $100.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Identity View

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Identity View This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will [...]

$25.00 – $150.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Skeptical Doubt

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Skeptical Doubt This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will [...]

$25.00 – $150.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Rituals and Conventions

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Rites, Rituals, and Conventions This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

$25.00 – $150.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Special Guest Teacher: Bhikkhu Sambodhi

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

A meditation program with Bhikkhu Sambodhi Topic: The Five Spiritual Powers: How to grow the essential faculties of the mind in harmony with one's "nature" and in balance with each other. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, and meditation instructions. This half-day program is appropriate for new and experienced meditators. Reserve your spot! [...]

$25.00 – $150.00

Concentration, Jhana and Breath Retreat | in California

Redwood Glen Retreat Center 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA

Registration has closed. Concentration, Jhana, and the 16 Steps of Mindfulness with Breathing a 10-night Meditation Retreat in California led by Shaila Catherine Tuesday, May 7, 2024 – Friday, May 17, 2024 The retreat begins with registration from 2:30 – 3:30 pm on Tuesday, May 7. The retreat ends at 11:45 am on Friday, May [...]

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Sensual Desire

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Sensual Desire This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will [...]

Get Tickets $25.00 – $150.00

ONLINE SUTTA STUDY RETREAT: Living Without Enemies

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Living Without Enemies A Weekend ONLINE AT-HOME Sutta Study Retreat with Shaila Catherine June 28 – 30, 2024 The Buddha said, "The world may quarrel with me, but I do not quarrel with the world." How can we live our lives without hate—without making anyone into an enemy? This program will use both sutta study [...]

Get Tickets $260.00 – $700.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Anger and Ill Will

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Anger and Ill Will This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The [...]

Get Tickets $25.00 – $150.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Refined Meditation States

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Refined Meditation States This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program [...]

Get Tickets $25.00 – $150.00

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Formless Attainments

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Formless Attainments This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will [...]

Get Tickets $25.00 – $150.00

Retreat in Georgia | Insights into Emptiness

Calvin Center 13550 Woolsey Road, Hampton, GA

Insights into Emptiness: Meditations on the Six Senses A 10-day meditation retreat with Shaila Catherine November 7 – 17, 2024 at Calvin Center, 13550 Woolsey Road, Hampton, GA 30228 (near Atlanta, GA) The retreat begins with registration from 2:30 – 4:00 pm on Nov 7. The retreat ends around noon, before lunch on November 17. [...]

Half-Day Meditation | Los Altos | Ten Fetters: Focus on Conceit

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

A meditation program with Shaila Catherine Topic: The Ten Fetters: Focus on Conceit This half-day meditation program will nurture the development of mindfulness, concentration, and full awareness in activities. We teach classic Buddhist approaches that enhance attention skills, bring mindfulness to meet the everyday experiences, and cultivate deep calm and liberating wisdom. The program will include [...]

Get Tickets $25.00 – $150.00

Spiritual Experience & Aspiration: Bold Talk On Awakening

Online

A Weekend ONLINE AT-HOME Retreat with Shaila Catherine January 24 – 26, 2025 Do you aspire for awakening? Do you ponder spiritual experiences that have occurred in your practice? This program will provide an opportunity for meditation practice along with frank and bold discussions on themes of awakening, and spiritual aspirations, experiences, or meditative attainments. [...]

Get Tickets $260.00 – $700.00

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