Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 305 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Menlo Park

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 305 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Course: Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts A course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, Chris Clifford, and Diana Clark June 8 — Shaila Catherine June 15 — Diana Clark June 22 — Chris Clifford June 29 — Shaila Catherine July 6 — Shaila Catherine July 13 — Sharon Allen Visit our Teacher Page for teacher biographies and photographs. Mental restlessness is an insidious [...]

$45 – $360

Sutta Study – Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 305 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

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

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

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

Guest speaker: Refuge Amidst Tumult with Ann Dillon

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

Tonight we will have a guest speaker: Ann Dillon Topic: Refuge Amidst Tumult Speaker biographies and photos can be found on the Teachers Page. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays in Mountain View, and Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain View. [...]

Meditation Retreat in Santa Rosa, CA with Shaila Catherine and Ann Dillon

Angela Retreat Center 535 Angela Dr., Santa Rosa, CA

An Intensive Concentration and Insight Retreat THIS RETREAT HAS FILLED. REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.  In 2018 we will offer two retreats in California: April 5-15, and September 27 - October 4. Information will be posted soon to this website for advanced registration.  with Shaila Catherine and Ann Dillon June 15 - 25, 2017   Thursday, June 15, [...]

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Course: Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts A course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, Chris Clifford, and Diana Clark June 8 — Shaila Catherine June 15 — Diana Clark June 22 — Chris Clifford June 29 — Shaila Catherine July 6 — Shaila Catherine July 13 — Sharon Allen Visit our Teacher Page for teacher biographies and photographs. Mental restlessness is an insidious [...]

Guest speaker: Renee Burgard will speak on Mindful Self-Compassion

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Renee Burgard Her topic is Mindful Self-Compassion Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays in Mountain View, and Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain View. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. Thematic [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Tonight’s program is cancelled for the Independence Day holiday.

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

Tonight's meetings, both the weekly sitting group, and the first Tuesday of the month Beginner's Orientation, have been cancelled in honor of the Fourth of July Holidays. Happy Independence Day! Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays in Mountain View, and Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Menlo Park

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 306 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Sutta Study – Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 306 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 306 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Retreat in Netherlands, focus on concentration

Netherlands

Cultivating Concentration through Anapanasati Samadhi July 16-27 (11 nights) Guided by: Shaila Catherine The teachings on this retreat will emphasize the development of concentration using the breath as the primary meditative object. The daily morning instruction session will introduce mindfulness with breathing as a concentration practice and will systematically develop the skills that can lead [...]

Potluck Picnic at Sylvan Park

Sylvan Park 801 Devoto St, Mountain View, CA

Join us for an IMSB Potluck! Come out and enjoy a social gathering to meet other members and friends of Insignt Meditation South Bay. Bring a dish or dessert to share, Meditation will follow at: St Timothy's Episcopal Church Edward's Hall 2094 Grant Road Mountain View, CA 94040 7:30 – 9:00 pm

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Speaker Series: Living Wisely in the World

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

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 [...]

Deepening Practice and Community – Open Drop-In with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

An Evening for Meditation Practice Led by Sharon Allen. 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 [...]

Registration has opened for a Course on Wisdom with Kim Allen and Diana Clark

Registration has opened for a 6 week course on The Buddha's Teachings on Wisdom. with Kim Allen and Diana Clark Register now! Course starts July 27. Visit the Events Page for more information and registration details: https://www.imsb.org/event/course-the-buddhas-teachings-on-wisdom-with-kim-allen-and-diana-clark/2017-07-27/

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Course: The Buddha’s Teachings on Wisdom with Kim Allen and Diana Clark

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

See for Yourself: The Buddha’s Teachings on Wisdom A 6 week course led by Kimberly Allen and Diana Clark Visit our Teacher Page for teacher biographies and photographs. The Buddha had much to say about Wisdom, the natural quality of mind that sees things as they are and brings about liberation. In this 6-week class running from [...]

$45 – $360

Retreat in Netherlands – Insight Meditation

Netherlands

Awakening with Insight July 29 - August 8, 2017 (10 nights) Guided by: Shaila Catherine   This silent meditation retreat will emphasize the cultivation of mindfulness of breath, body, and mind to enhance the potential for liberating insight. By cultivating a calm, balanced awareness, we can dissolve any suffering that may entangle our hearts and [...]

Beginner’s Orientation – Cancelled tonight

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

Our usual Beginner's Orientation Session has been cancelled for tonight as the church needs the room for their Vacation Bible Course. Our next beginner's orientation session will be the first Tuesday in September. Event occurs the first Tuesday of every month 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards [...]

Meditation Group is cancelled for tonight

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

Our usual weekly meditation group and Living Wisely in the World speaker series has been cancelled for tonight because the church needs the room for their Vacation Bible Course. Our program will resume next Tuesday evening. Living Wisely in the World: Caring for mind, family, society, and planet A famous verse in the Dhammapada states: "All experience is [...]

Retreat in Netherlands – weekend

Netherlands

Liberating Attitudes August 10 - 13, 2017 Guided by: Shaila Catherine This silent meditation retreat will nurture attitudes that support peace, forgiveness, curiosity, letting go, and awakening. The weekend will include meditation instructions and dhamma teachings designed to strengthen mindfulness, clear awareness, and loving kindness. This program is appropriate for new and experienced meditators. Priority [...]

Retreat in Germany with Shaila – Aug 14-20

Studienhaus Schönwag Weilheim,

Shaila Catherine will lead a retreat in Germany, near Munich, August 14-20. For more information visit: www.reden-und-schweigen.de Click here for retreat information flyer. Or contact: RetreatInGermany

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

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Monthly Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 307 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

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Weekly Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View with Shaila Catherine

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

Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings is our 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 View. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Menlo Park

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 307 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain [...]

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

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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. [...]

Sutta Study – Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 307 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

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Speaker Series: Great Disciples of the Buddha

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

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 [...]

Register for the Dhamma of Aging. A 6-week course led by Robert Cusick.

Registration has opened for a 6 week course on The Dhamma of Aging. with Robert Cusick Registration is required! Course starts September 14. Visit the Events Page for more information and registration details: https://www.imsb.org/event/course-dhamma-of-aging-with-robert-cusick/

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Course: Dhamma of Aging with Robert Cusick

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

The Dhamma of Aging A 6 week course led by Robert Cusick Visit our Teacher Page for teacher biographies and photographs. Aging is a dynamic natural process. It not only includes the losses and heartbreak often associated with changing conditions but also the opportunity to cultivate deep insights and wisdom. Change, too, is a dynamic natural process. To [...]

$45 – $360

Study and Meditation program in Massachusetts

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

Shaila Catherine will lead a program of study and meditation on the theme of Liberating Attitudes at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. October 1-6, 2017 The Buddha taught that the perspectives we bring to our practice will impact what develops. His teachings encourage attitudes of forgiveness, peace, letting go, balance, curiosity, faith, and the [...]

Online Course – Satipatthana: Mindfulness of the Body – Registration closes Oct 15 so register now!

Online

Satipatthana: Mindfulness of the Body An Online Course with Shaila Catherine Now through October 15: Registration period October 22 - December 17, 2017: Course includes 6 content modules in ten-day sections, plus welcome and wrap up modules. REGISTER NOW! Exciting Announcement: Bhikkhu Analayo will offer a special guest teacher appearance along with a question and answer [...]

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

Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin, San Francisco, CA

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 [...]

$10

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 308 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

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Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Menlo Park

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 308 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Register for 10-week Thursday Class in Saratoga: Buddhism and Social Harmony

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Click here to jump to the registration page with the ticketing options. A ten-week sutta study discussion course led by Shaila Catherine and Sharon Allen In this course we will study Bhikkhu Bodhi's powerful collection of discourses from the Pali Canon that address issues relevant to our times: communication, anger, conflict resolution, friendship, social equity, and interpersonal [...]

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Course: The Buddha’s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A 5-week sutta study discussion course led by Shaila Catherine and Sharon Allen In this course we will study Bhikkhu Bodhi’s powerful collection of discourses from the Pali Canon that address issues relevant to our times: communication, anger, conflict resolution, friendship, social equity, and interpersonal dynamics. This 5-week course offers a discussion format for sutta [...]

Sutta Study – Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 308 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Day of Meditation in Indianapolis with Shaila Catherine

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

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Sutta Study – Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online This is the final meeting for the 2016 course. Registration details for our 2017 sutta study course [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 309 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Menlo Park

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 309 IN YOUR COURSE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open [...]

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Monthly Sutta Study Group – Menlo Park

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in December 2017 and concluding in October 2018. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment [...]

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De-Stress in December!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

Get Tickets $50 – $310
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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

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Monthly Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in December 2017 and concluding in October 2018. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment [...]

De-Stress In December! Register now for a 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices.

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

De-Stress in December! A 5-week course on mindfulness meditation practices — to create peace in the holiday season and beyond. For information and registration details, click here to visit our course page. https://www.imsb.org/event/de-stress-in-december/2017-11-30/

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Monthly Sutta Study Group – in Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in December 2017 and concluding in October 2018. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment [...]

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

Wat Buddhanusorn 36054 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA

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

No Meeting Tonight – Enjoy the holiday week!

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

IMSB will not be meeting tonight. Enjoy the holiday week. We will resume our program in January.  Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings is our 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 [...]

Annual New Year’s Retreat in Texas with Shaila Catherine Dec 27 – Jan 1

Margaret Austin Retreat Center 6650 County Road 117, Chappell Hill, TX

December 27, 2017 - January 1, 2018 Retreat Theme: Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that all practitioners struggle to overcome. We can refine our skills for working with the modes of thinking that distract us from being mindful: critical thoughts, planning, worrying, lustful thoughts, judging, memories, internal [...]

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No Class Tonight – Enjoy the holiday week.

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

The Dhamma Classroom in Saratoga, currently running a course on The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony, will not meet tonight. We will resume the Thursday night program next week. Enjoy the holiday week!  

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

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

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

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Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View

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

Due to the coronavirus concerns, we have converted our Tuesday evening meeting to an online format. 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 [...]

Monthly Sutta Study Group – in Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Note: Today's Sutta Study Group has been cancelled due to illness. Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in December 2017 and concluding in October 2018. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in [...]

Register now for the next Sutta Study Course! Offering online and local groups.

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha (Anguttara Nikaya) A nine month study and discussion group led by Shaila Catherine Our next sutta study course will begin in December 2017 and run for 9 monthly sessions concluding in October 2018. There are local groups Friday mornings and Wednesday evenings, and an online group Monday evenings. This [...]

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Speaker Series: Preparing the Mind for Awakening

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

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

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, [...]

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Mindfulness in the World – A practice-based course

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Mindfulness In The World A Practice-Based Course led by Sharon Allen, Jill Shepherd, Jennifer Dungan, and Bill Kostura. January 25 - March 1, 2018 Life in the world can be stressful – but you can do something about it. This six-week course will emphasize teachings and practices from Buddhism that can make the difference between [...]

$45 – $360

Mindfulness In the World: A 6 week Thursday evening meditation course

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Mindfulness In The World A Practice-Based Course led by Sharon Allen, Jill Shepherd, Jennifer Dungan, and Bill Kostura. January 25 - March 1, 2018 Life in the world can be stressful – but you can do something about it. This six-week course will emphasize teachings and practices from Buddhism that can make the difference between [...]

Weekly Meditation Group CANCELLED for Tonight

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

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

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 [...]

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

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

Study and Meditation Program on Distraction in Massachusetts

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

Distraction: Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that most practitioners struggle to overcome. We can refine our skills for working with the modes of thinking that distract us from being mindful and disrupt concentration: critical thoughts, planning, worrying, lustful thoughts, judging, memories, internal commentaries, to name a few. [...]

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Course: Mindful Speech

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Mindful Speech Bringing clarity and peace to communication. A 6-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. March 15 — Defining Right And Wrong Speech, with Sharon Allen March 22 — Difficult Communications; Responding to Anger, with Shaila Catherine March 29 — No meeting this week. Church needs the room for their Easter events. [...]

$45 – $360

Register to attend a course in Mindful Speech

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Mindful Speech a 6-week course led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford For information and registration details, click here to visit our course page.  https://www.imsb.org/event/course-mindful-speech/2018-03-15/

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

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

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Weekly Meditation CANCELLED for tonight

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

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.

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Weekly meditation group CANCELLED for tonight

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. Classes 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.  

Concentration and Insight Retreat in Northern, CA with Shaila Catherine and Ann Dillon

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center 10243 Saratoga Springs RoadUpper Lake,

Registration Has Closed. Important Note: This retreat was previously scheduled to take place at Angela Center in Santa Rosa, but will now take place at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Upper Lake, CA (near Ukiah). We are confident that this site will offer tranquil and conducive conditions for our program. Updated registration information for our [...]

A Loving Kindness Tune-Up — Inspiration, Intention, Expression in Mountain View with Sharon Allen

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

A Loving Kindness Tune-Up — Inspiration, Intention, Expression with Sharon Allen In the rush of daily life, we often forget about the benefit of giving and receiving a kind act. Tonight, we will draw on some of the beautiful resources and expression of loving kindness that can inspire and remind us of the need we [...]

Author Event: Janetti Marotta speaks on A Life Affirming Path

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

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 [...]

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Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

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

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, [...]

Insight Retreat in the Netherlands with Shaila Catherine – May 4-14

Netherlands

Insight Meditation Retreat Theme: Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that all practitioners struggle to overcome. We can refine our skills for working with the modes of thinking that distract us from being mindful: critical thoughts, planning, worrying, lustful thoughts, judging, memories, internal commentaries, to name a few. [...]

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Course: Mindful Self Esteem with Janetti Marotta

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Mindful Self-Esteem: Cultivating Self-Acceptance and Self-Compassion Led by Janetti Marotta, Ph.D. A 6-week course based on the book 50 Mindful Steps to Self-Esteem: Everyday Practices for Cultivating Self-Acceptance & Self-Compassion Low self-esteem is such a common issue because we’re conditioned to look for comfort and security in outside factors that are constantly changing. We struggle to [...]

$45 – $360

Insight Meditation Retreat in Israel with Shaila Catherine – May 16-22

Tovana – Ein Dor Ein Dor,

Shaila Catherine will lead an Insight Meditation retreat in Israel May 16-22, 2018. Theme: Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that all practitioners struggle to overcome. We can refine our skills for working with the modes of thinking that distract us from being mindful: critical thoughts, planning, worrying, [...]

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

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Short Retreat in Israel with Shaila Catherine – May 23-26

Tovana – Ein Dor Ein Dor,

Shaila Catherine will lead this short retreat in Israel May 23-26, 2018. For more information visit the Tovana website: https://tovana.org.il What is Effort? Control, Letting Go, and Trust in Mindfulness Meditation What can you control?  When must you surrender?  How do you perk up your enthusiasm when it slackens?  What is the purpose of deep [...]

Wesak Celebration – Community Social Event

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

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 [...]

Online Course – Satipatthana: Mindfulness of Mind – Registration closes May 31. Register now!

Online

Satipatthana: Mindfulness of Mind An Online Course with Shaila Catherine Registration is open now through May 31. Course runs June 7 - August 15. REGISTER NOW! The course will include recorded lectures, reading assignments, sutta study, guided meditations, discussion forums, and optional audio conferences with Shaila Catherine. The core text will be Perspectives on Satipatthāna [...]

Retreat with Shaila in Germany

Retreats with Shaila at Buddha's Weg near Frankfurt in Germany June 3-8, 2018 Shaila Catherine will lead a 5-night residential retreat , June 9, 2018 Shaila will lead a day long that is open to the public along and the retreat participants For details and registration information please follow these links to the Buddha's Weg website. [...]

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

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

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 [...]

A Day of Meditation in Germany with Shaila Catherine

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

Drop-In Deepening Practice and Community Evening with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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, [...]

Two Daylong Meditation Programs in Nevada

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

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Course: Untangling Self

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Untangling Self A practical inquiry into who we think we are. A course led by Shaila Catherine and Sharon Allen Thursdays June 28 - August 9, 2018 There will be no meeting on July 5 due to Independence Day holidays. In this 6-week, teacher-led book group, we will contemplate Untangling Self by Andrew Olendzki—an intriguing [...]

$45 – $360
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No Meeting Tonight

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Our usual Thursday evening class or meditation session has been cancelled for tonight. Please join us next week!

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

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

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

Retreat in Kansas with Shaila Catherine & Philip Jones

Mid America Dharma - Marillac Retreat Center in Kansas 4200 South 4th Street, Leavenworth, KS

A weeklong retreat with Shaila Catherine and Philip Jones. Awakening with Insight This silent meditation retreat will emphasize a balance of mindfulness, concentration, and investigation. Instructions will encourage mindfulness of breath, body, and mind to enhance the potential for liberating insight. Meditation instructions, consultations with the teachers, and daily dharma teachings make this retreat suitable [...]

Guest speaker – Aishin Leonard

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

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

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, [...]

Joy On Demand! A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for JOY ON DEMAND, a new 6-week course in Saratoga. Led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chade-Meng Tan, our special guest speaker and author of the book titled Joy On Demand. For more information and online registration: https://www.imsb.org/event/course-joy-on-demand/2018-08-30/  https://www.imsb.org/event/course-joy-on-demand/2018-08-30/

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Course: Joy On Demand

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Joy on Demand A 6-week class on cultivating joy Led by Shaila Catherine and Sharon Allen, with a special question and answer session with the acclaimed author, Chade-Meng Tan.  Joy is a potent guide for spiritual development. Joy supports the development of many beautiful qualities including concentration, wisdom, and letting go. This course will follow the [...]

$55 – $400

Guest speaker: Ayya Santussika

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

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 [...]

Liberating the Mind and Heart – A Retreat Developing Compassion and Joy – near Pescadero, CA – with Shaila Catherine

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

Liberating Mind and Heart: A weeklong retreat on Cultivating Loving-Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity with Shaila Catherine Monday, September 17, 2018 – Sunday September 23, 2018. Partial attendance can be arranged for the first 3 or 4 nights. DON'T WAIT! Registration closes August 31.  LOVING KINDNESS is a profound quality of friendliness toward all of [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teaching – Generosity and The Joy of Giving

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

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

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 [...]

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Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

Online Course – Focused and Fearless: Deepening Your Concentration – Registration closes Oct 17. Register now!

Online

Focused and Fearless: Deepening Your Concentration An Online Course with Shaila Catherine Registration Period: July 1 to October 17, 2018 Course Dates: October 20 to December 15, 2018 REGISTER NOW! The course will include recorded lectures, reading assignments, sutta study, guided meditations, discussion forums, and optional audio conferences with Shaila Catherine. The core text will [...]

Retreat in Mississippi: Understanding the Mind with Shaila Catherine

Understanding the Mind with Shaila Catherine Although meditation is renowned for promoting tranquility and mental calmness, meditation is not passive. Investigative methods play a vital role in the skillful development of mindfulness, wisdom, and liberating insight. This insight meditation retreat will cultivate ways of investigating the mind, working with hindrances, and clarifying  perception. We will [...]

Retreat in Michigan with Shaila Catherine – October 22-28

Webber Retreat Center in Adrian, Michigan Adrian, MI

A weeklong retreat with Shaila Catherine. Awakening with Insight This silent meditation retreat will emphasize a balance of mindfulness, concentration, and investigation. Instructions will encourage mindfulness of breath, body, and mind to enhance the potential for liberating insight. Meditation instructions, consultations with the teacher, and daily dharma teachings make this retreat suitable for both new [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teachings: Panel Discussion on Joy of Giving

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

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

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 [...]

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Building Community

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

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 [...]

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The Heart of Meditation

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

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

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.  

Non-residential Weekend Retreat with Shaila Catherine – San Luis Obispo, CA

White Heron Sangha San Luis Obispo,

Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts: Practical Wisdom from the Middle Length Discourses Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that practitioners struggle to overcome. We can refine our skills for working with the modes of thinking that distract us from being mindful and attentive: critical thoughts, planning, worrying, lustful thoughts, judging, memories, and internal [...]

Numerical Discourses Study Group

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

Today will be the final meeting of our four year study of the Numerical Discourses of the Buddha. The reading topics will include those miscellaneous and stray suttas that didn't make it into our four year reading lists, including the repetition series. Details were emailed to registered sutta study participants. Participation is open to those [...]

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Young Meditators Group

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

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 [...]

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Meditation, Power, and Success

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

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, [...]

Weekly Meditation is CANCELLED for tonight – Enjoy the holidays!

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled for the holidays. 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 meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma [...]

Annual New Year’s Retreat in Texas with Shaila Catherine

Margaret Austin Retreat Center 6650 County Road 117, Chappell Hill, TX

Energy, Effort, and Ease An Insight Meditation retreat led by Shaila Catherine December 27, 2018 to January 1, 2019 This insight retreat will emphasize skills for developing Right Effort to support mindfulness, concentration, and insight. By learning to use our energies wisely, we can set down the burden of competitive striving, infuse our activities with [...]

Weekly meditation is cancelled for tonight – Enjoy the holidays!

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

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled. 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 meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain [...]

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Course: Buddhist Fundamentals

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

$45 – $360

Buddhist Fundamentals – A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for Buddhist Fundamentals, a new 6-week course in Saratoga. Led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen, and Chris Clifford. For more information and online registration: https://www.imsb.org/event/buddhist-fundamentals/2019-01-10/   https://www.imsb.org/event/buddhist-fundamentals/2019-01-10/

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Meditation & Landscape Photography – Rex Naden

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

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. [...]

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The Engaged Buddhist

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

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 [...]

Register for Online Class – Overcoming Obstacles to Concentration

Online

An Online Course with Shaila Catherine Registration Period: Now until February 11. Course Dates: February 16 - April 20, 2019 REGISTER NOW! The course will include recorded lectures, reading assignments, sutta study, guided meditations, discussion forums, and optional audio conferences with Shaila Catherine. The core text will be Focused and Fearless by Shaila Catherine. This [...]

Study Course in Barre, MA–Topic of Jhana Concentration–Feb 15-20

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

Concentration and Jhana in the Buddha's Teachings A study course with Shaila Catherine Jhana, Absorption, and Undistracted Attention February 15-20, 2019 This program combines study and meditation to explore the essential role that concentration plays in the Buddha's teachings. We will examine how the absorptive states of jhana are presented in the early discourses, and [...]

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

Week-long Meditation Retreat in Florida

Franciscan Center of Tampa, Florida 3010 N Perry Ave., Tampa, FL

Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts A week-long meditation retreat in Florida with Shaila Catherine Friday, February 22 - Friday, March 1, 2019 The retreat begins with registration at 3:00 pm on Friday, February 22, and ends with a noon lunch on Friday, March 1. Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that all practitioners [...]

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Course: Pain and Freedom

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

$45 – $360

Pain & Freedom – A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for Pain & Freedom, a new 6-week course in Saratoga. Led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen and Janetti Marotta. For more information and online registration:  https://www.imsb.org/event/pain-freedom/2019-02-28/ ‎  

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Monthly Sutta Study Group – Digha Nikaya – in Menlo Park

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, CA

Long Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Digha Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in March 2019. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open for this [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Meditation and Teachings with Guest Teacher: Kim Allen

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

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 [...]

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Monthly Sutta Study Group – Digha Nikaya – in Palo Alto

3942 Duncan Pl. 3942 Duncan Pl., Palo Alto, CA

-Long Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Digha Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in March 2019. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open for this [...]

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Monthly Sutta Study Group – Digha Nikaya– Online

Online

Long Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Digha Nikaya will run for 9 months beginning in March 2019. We meet in three locations to serve the local and online community: Friday mornings in Palo Alto Wednesday evenings in Menlo Park Monday evenings online Enrollment will remain open for this [...]

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Breathe with Joy

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

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 [...]

Register now for our next Sutta Study Course! Offering online and local groups.

Online

The Long Discourses of the Buddha (Digha Nikaya) A nine month study and discussion group led by Shaila Catherine Our next sutta study course will begin in March 2019 and run for 9 monthly sessions. There are local groups Friday mornings and Wednesday evenings, and an online group Monday evenings. Read more information and REGISTER [...]

Meditation and Discussion: Generosity as a Spiritual Practice

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

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 [...]

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

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" [...]

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Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

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Course: The Development of Happiness

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

$45 – $360

The Development of Happiness – A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for The Development of Happiness, a new 6-week course in Saratoga. Led by Kim Allen. For more information and online registration: https://www.imsb.org/event/the-development-of-happiniess/2019-04-25/ https://www.imsb.org/event/the-development-of-happiniess/2019-04-25/  

DEVELOP HAPPINESS! – A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for The Development Of Happiness, a new 6-week course in Saratoga. A practical approach to training in happiness. Led by Kimberly Allen. For more information and online registration: https://www.imsb.org/event/the-development-of-happiniess/2019-04-25/

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Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Concentration, Jhana, and Breath: 10-day Retreat in Northern California

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center 10243 Saratoga Springs RoadUpper Lake,

Concentration, Jhana, and Breath: a 10-day Meditation Retreat in Northern California led by Shaila Catherine Note: This retreat is now full. Registration is closed. Please consider registering for our October retreat in North Carolina, which will be on the same theme. Or see Shaila's Retreat Schedule for other retreat opportunities.  Monday, May 6, 2019 – Thursday, May [...]

Speaker: Stephen Fulder on Equanimity

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

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 [...]

Guest Speaker: Ross Buttner. Problems on the Path

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

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 [...]

Young Meditators Group is CANCELLED for tonight

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

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

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 [...]

No Weekly Class Tonight

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Tonight’s Thursday class is cancelled. Enjoy the summer break. Our regular weekly 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.

Week-long retreat in Calgary, Canada

FCJ Retreat and Conference Center in Canada 219 - 19th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB

Strategies for Overcoming Distracting Thoughts A week-long mindfulness meditation retreat in Calgary, Canada with Shaila Catherine Monday, June 17 - Sunday, June 23, 2019 The retreat begins with registration at 3:00 pm on Monday, June 17, and ends at 11:00 on Sunday, June 23. Mental restlessness is an insidious and pervasive hindrance that all practitioners [...]

Meditation and Building Community

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

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 [...]

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Course: Working Skillfully with Anger

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

$45 – $360

Working Skillfully with Anger – A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for Working Skillfully with Anger, a new 6-week course in Saratoga. Led by Shaila Catherine, Sharon Allen. For more information and online registration: https://www.imsb.org/event/working-skillfully-with-anger/2019-06-20   https://www.imsb.org/event/working-skillfully-with-anger/2019-06-20/

Panel Discussion – Joy of Giving

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

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 [...]

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Meditation in Hard Times

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

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 [...]

Three summer retreats in Netherlands

Naarden, Netherlands Naarden,

Shaila Catherine will lead 3 summer retreats in Netherlands DATES: Saturday, July 27 – Sunday, August 4, 2019 Concentration Through Anapanasati Samadhi Monday, August 5 – Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Insight Through Anapanasati Thursday, August 15 – Sunday, August 18, 2019 Energy, Effort, and Ease in Meditation RETREAT DESCRIPTIONS: Saturday, July 27 – Sunday, August [...]

Mindfulness & Meditation – A Drop-In Class

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

No Weekly Class Tonight

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

No Weekly Class Tonight. Enjoy the summer break. Our Thursday class series 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 meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

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Focused and Fearless: A Concentration Course

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 [...]

$45 – $360

Focused and Fearless – A new Thursday evening course. Register Now!

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Register now for Focused and Fearless, a new 6-week course in Saratoga on Deepening Concentration. Led by Shaila Catherine and Sharon Allen. For more information and online registration: https://www.imsb.org/event/focused-and-fearless-a-concentration-course/2019-08-22/ https://www.imsb.org/event/focused-and-fearless-a-concentration-course/2019-08-22/

Deepening Compassion with Community

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

Deepening Compassion with Community A night of practices to deepen our compassion for ourselves and our community. A guest lecture by Aishin Leonard Tuesday August 27, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Aishin Leonard is a passionate Buddhist practitioner, mindfulness facilitator and consultant. Her doorway to practice opened in 2009 when she developed a chronic [...]

The Joy that Leads to Enlightenment

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

The Joy that Leads to Enlightenment Exploring 6 Recollections Taught by the Buddha. A guest lecture by Ayya Santussika Tuesday September 3rd, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Ayya Santussika was a computer engineer and mother of two before becoming a Theravada Buddhist nun. She began teaching meditation in 1999 and entered monastic life in 2005, [...]