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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 Emotions & Mind States

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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. [...]

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Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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 [...]

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Beyond Distraction: 10-night Retreat in Georgia

Ignatius House 6700 Riverside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA

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 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

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 [...]

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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/

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

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. [...]

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Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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 [...]

Get Tickets Free – $50.00 32 tickets left

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

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 [...]

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Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Intention

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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. [...]

Get Tickets Free – $100.00 32 tickets left

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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 [...]

Get Tickets Free – $50.00 32 tickets left

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

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, and peaceful mind that is [...]

Get Tickets $225.00 – $625.00

Monday In-Person—Ajahn Brahmāli

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

Monday In-Person—Ajahn Brahmāli Is your meditation stagnating? Here's why. Join us to welcome Ajahn Brahmāli as our special monastic guest from Australia for an evening of meditation and teaching 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 [...]

Florida: Retreat. Path of Awakening

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 consciousness, understanding our habitual patterns, inclining toward peace, and recognizing [...]

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.” [...]

ONLINE RETREAT: Stages of Insight

Online

Stages of Insight A Weekend ONLINE AT-HOME Meditation Retreat with Shaila Catherine November 3 – 5, 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 [...]

Get Tickets $225.00 – $625.00