Daylong in Santa Cruz – Effort & Ease

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

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

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Sutta Study – Evenings in Menlo Park/Palo Alto

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, 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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Daylong in Saratoga – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

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Guest Speaker: Phil Jones – Windows on the World: Self-View and the Four Noble Truths

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

Guest Speaker: Philip Jones Topic: Windows on the World: Self-View and the Four Noble Truths. Read biographies of our guest speakers on our 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 [...]

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Residential Retreat—Santa Rosa, CA

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

Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight Meditation. A meditation retreat with Shaila Catherine and Ann Dillon. Thursday, June 30, 2016 - Sunday, July 10, 2016. The retreat begins with registration at 1:00 pm on June 30; it ends at 11:30 am on July 10. Early arrivals can be arranged for Wednesday evening June 29. Partial attendance can be [...]

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Beginner’s Orientation

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

Event occurs the first Tuesday of every month 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, gives an orientation to Insight Meditation South Bay, enhances introductory mindfulness meditation instructions and introduces a short dhamma [...]

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Guest Teacher: Margaret Gainer

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

Practice Is Like This: the Similes of Ajahn Chah with guest teacher Margaret Gainer For biographies and photos of our teachers, visit the Teacher 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 [...]

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Ethics, Action, and the Five Precepts

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

For a life of harmony and clarity. This series will explore virtue as the indispensable foundation of Buddhist practice. The series will emphasize the five training precepts, and may explore action, ethics, kamma, and cause-effect dynamics. The precepts are not rules to be obediently followed; they serve as guidelines for the intentional development of compassion, [...]

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Daylong in Los Altos – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

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Sutta Study – Online

Online

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Sutta Study – Evenings in Menlo Park/Palo Alto

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, 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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Service Project: School Supplies Drive for Local Foster Kids

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

IMSB is helping to provide local foster kids with needed school supplies. One IMSB member (Farzaneh) has already purchased 28 backpacks. We now invite you to volunteer to fill one or more of these backpacks. Farzaneh writes: Dear IMSB sangha members: The practice of generosity is a basic way to experience happiness and freedom. Happiness, inner calm [...]

Retreat – in Kansas

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: Jennifer Dungan – Right Action In The Face of Climate Change

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

Right Action In The Face Of Climate Change: Can we practice non-harming? Before he went forth, Siddartha Gautama had a palace for the cold season, one for the hot season, and one for the four months of the rainy season. He lived over two and a half millennia ago during the Holocene epoch. We now [...]

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Sutta Study – Online

Online

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

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Beautiful Mind – Five Faculties

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Nurturing the best in ourselves. This series will explore the five spiritual faculties and their cultivation in meditation: faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and wisdom. The Buddha stressed the importance of these controlling faculties and powers, which offer a complete structure for meditative development and culminate with final liberation. They are necessary features of meditative progress [...]

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Daylong in Saratoga – Cultivating The Meditative Path

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

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Guest Speaker – Robert Cusick

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

IMSB is privileged to welcome guest speaker Robert Cusick. He'll be speaking on: TBA Visit our Teachers Page for biographies and photos of our guest speakers. 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 [...]

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Special Event in Saratoga with Chade-Meng Tan – Author of Joy on Demand

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Tonight's special author event will feature best selling author Chade-Meng Tan speaking about his newest book, Joy on Demand. Books will be available at the event and signing will occur after the talk. 7:00 Doors Open (please arrive before the meditation begins) 7:15  Meditation Begins 8:00 Meng Speaks 9:00 Book Signing Please notice that the [...]

Sutta Study – Online

Online

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Online – Jhana Factors, Focused Mind

Online

Register now for this online course with Shaila Catherine! Jhana Factors and the Focused Mind July 17 - September 20, 2016 - Registration period September 28 - December 7, 2016 - Course dates Visit Bodhi Courses for details and registration information. Our online program is co-sponsored by Bodhi Courses and Insight Meditation South Bay.

Sutta Study – Evenings in Menlo Park/Palo Alto

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, 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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Beautiful Mind – Five Faculties

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Nurturing the best in ourselves. This series will explore the five spiritual faculties and their cultivation in meditation: faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and wisdom. The Buddha stressed the importance of these controlling faculties and powers, which offer a complete structure for meditative development and culminate with final liberation. They are necessary features of meditative progress [...]

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Walking the Path 2016-2017 – six month program

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

Guest Teacher in Mountain View: Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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

IMSB is privileged to host Thanissaro Bhikkhu as our guest teacher tonight. For biography of guest speakers, see our 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. The principal teacher [...]

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Four Noble Truths

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Ways to realize the end of suffering. No one wants to suffer, and yet we do. The first sermon that the Buddha gave after his awakening addressed the issue of suffering. He articulated four basic tenants that have been remembered as the four noble truths. They include the full understanding of suffering, the abandoning of [...]

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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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Sutta Study – Online

Online

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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Retreat: Michigan

Webber Retreat Center in Adrian, Michigan Adrian, MI

Shaila Catherine will lead a three-day meditation retreat near Ann Arbor, Michigan. Awakening with Insight This silent meditation retreat will emphasize a balance of mindfulness, concentration, calmness, and investigation. Instructions will encourage mindfulness of breath, body, and mind to enhance the potential for liberating insight. By cultivating a calm, balanced awareness, we can dissolve any suffering [...]

Sutta Study – Evenings in Menlo Park/Palo Alto

Location in Menlo Park Menlo Park, 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. Enrollment will remain open for this course until the February meeting, and then closes for the remainder of the year. Registration details are on our Sutta Study Course 2016 page. Newcomers are welcome [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

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

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

Weekly Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View

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

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 series are periodically presented, but whether or not a topic has been [...]

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Ten Perfections (paramis)

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

A series for developing the best of mind and heart. Many powerful wholesome qualities are nurtured in the contemplative life. This series will explore the ten perfections (paramis) that support the path of awakening, and bring joy and harmony into our daily lives. These beautiful qualities are accessible to everyone, at every stage of our [...]

Retreat at Lake Tahoe, Nevada – 3 or 7 day options

Camp Galilee at Lake Tahoe 1776 U.S. 50, Glenbrook, NV

Developing  Concentration, Insight, and Reflections on Impermanence. A retreat with Shaila Catherine. 3 night and 7 night options are available. This silent insight meditation retreat will emphasize the cultivation of both concentration and mindfulness to enhance the potential for liberating insight. Mindfulness of body and breath will be the primary focus of this retreat. In honor of [...]

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Weekly Meditation Tonight – CANCELLED for Elections

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

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

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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 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 series are periodically presented, but whether or not a topic has been [...]

Sutta Study – Palo Alto

Palo Alto 3942 Duncan Place, Palo Alto, CA

Our nine month Sutta Study Course on the Anguttara Nikaya meets in three locations to serve the local and online community. This is the final session in 2016. Registration has opened for the 2017 course. Newcomers are welcome to join each year. General information about the sutta study program can be found on our Sutta Study Courses page.

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 [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teachings in Saratoga – CANCELLED

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Tonight’s meditation group meeting is cancelled for holidays. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays in Mountain View, and Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Thursday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Saratoga. The program is structured into thematic series led by [...]

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Non-residential Weekend Retreat – San Luis Obispo, CA

White Heron Sangha San Luis Obispo

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

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Monthly Day of Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Annual New Year’s Retreat in Texas with Shaila Catherine

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

Dec. 27, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017. Shaila Catherine will be leading an insight meditation residential retreat at the Margaret Austin Center in Texas. It is mid-way between Austin and Houston. Registration will open Nov. 7, 2016. For details visit the Mariposa Sangha website at: https://mariposasangha.org/residential-retreats/

Teachings in Mountain View – In that still, quiet place….time for mindfulness and reflection – with Sharon Allen

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

Guest teacher: Sharon Allen Topic: In that still, quiet place....time for mindfulness and reflection 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 [...]

IMSB’s 11-Year Anniversary

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

IMSB's 11-Year Anniversary Celebration with Shaila Catherine On this Tuesday we will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the formation of IMSB as well as the start of the 2017 New Year. There will be snacks and a mini-ritual-celebration along with our meditation and dharma talk. Snack or dessert dishes to share are welcome, but not [...]

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Online Course – The Liberating Practice of Metta (Loving Kindness)

Online

Registration has opened for this online classroom experience with Shaila Catherine. Registration period: November 1, 2016 - January 10, 2017 Course period: January 15- March 19, 2017 Visit Bodhi Courses for details and registration: www.bodhicourses.org.

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 301 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 for [...]

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 301 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 for [...]

Course: Mindfulness in the Buddhist Tradition

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Mindfulness in the Buddhist Tradition: A short course on the four modes of mindfulness called Satipatthana A practical and direct path. Presented by Shaila Catherine and Richard Shankman A series of new classes on meditation and Buddhism will be offered by Insight Meditation South Bay starting January 19, 2017. The classroom structure offers many advantages for continuity [...]

$35.00 – $370.00

Four Week Course with Shaila Catherine – Mindfulness in the Buddhist Tradition – (Satipatthana)

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Registration has opened for a 4 week course Thursday evenings in Saratoga, CA. The focus is on Mindfulness in the Buddhist Tradition and what is called in the ancient Pali language: "Satipatthana" practice. Visit the Event Page for information and registration details: https://www.imsb.org/event/mindfulness-in-the-buddhist-tradition/2017-01-19/    

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 [...]

Register for Sutta Study 2017 Discussion Groups

Registration has opened for our 9-month sutta study group that starts in January 2017. We'll be studying the Numerical Discourses of the Buddha. Registration opens September 1, 2016 Courses begin January 2017 Registration closes with the February 2017 meetings Discussion groups will take place at three locations and times. Monday evenings online Friday mornings in Palo Alto, CA [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 301 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 [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View

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

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 series are periodically presented, but whether or not a topic has been [...]

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 302 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 for [...]

Daylong Meditation Programs in Nevada

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

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Beginner’s Orientation

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

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

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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 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 series are periodically presented, but whether or not a topic has been [...]

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Speaker Series – Everyday Dhamma – in Mountain View

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

Can busy lay practitioners realize the fruits of the Buddhist path? How can we bring mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion into our family, community, and workplace activities? This speaker series will explore the intersection of the Buddha's teachings with the complex demands of contemporary daily life. Each speaker will explore a theme that highlights social issues [...]

Deepening Practice and Community – Open Drop-In with Jennifer Dungan

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

An Evening for Meditation Practice Led by Jennifer Dungan 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 [...]

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 302 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: Developing a Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Developing a Mindfulness Meditation Practice — A skill-building class This course is taught by Sharon Allen, Janetti Marotta, and Laura Lin. 6 Thursdays, February 23 - March 30, 2017 To live with mindful awareness in our world, we must become well grounded in a meditation practice. This course will focus on understanding, practicing, and developing mindful awareness, so [...]

$45.00 – $360.00

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 302 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 [...]

Weekly Meditation 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—Tuesdays in Mountain View, and Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk [...]

One month retreat with Shaila Catherine and U Jagara in Massachusetts

Insight Meditation Society 1230 Pleasant St., Barre, MA

Shaila Catherine and Venerable U Jagara will be teaching a month long retreat from March 1-31 at the Forest Refuge of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. For details visit www.dharma.org. Please note that this month long retreat is organized to support personal meditation practice and assumes a high degree of self-reliance. The theme for the [...]

Exploring Energy in Practice with Sharon Allen

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 303 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 for [...]

Daylong on Concentration in New Hampshire with Shaila

Valley Insight Meditation Society Lebanon, NH

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

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 303 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 for [...]

Deepening Practice and Community – An Evening for Practice – Open Drop-In

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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 always welcome. Chairs are provided. Bring a mat or cushion if [...]

Weekly Meditation 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—Tuesdays in Mountain View, and Thursdays in Saratoga. This group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk [...]

Weekly Meditation Group Cancelled for Tonight

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, 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.

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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 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 series are periodically presented, but whether or not a topic has been [...]

Register Now! The Art of Happiness: Loving Kindness Course in San Jose/Saratoga

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

Registration has opened for a 6 week course on cultivating Loving Kindness/Metta Meditation with Shaila Catherine and guest teachers. Course starts April 20. Register now! Visit the Events Page for more information and registration details: https://www.imsb.org/event/course-loving-kindness-metta/2017-04-20/

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Course: The Art of Happiness; The Power of Loving Kindness (Metta)

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

NOTE: This course began April 20, but late registrations will still be accepted.    A practical course on developing the profound benevolence that heals the heart. Presented by Shaila Catherine and 3 guest teachers: Sharon Allen, Berget Jelane, and Laura Lin. April 20 — Metta for category of self — with Shaila Catherine April 27 — Metta for category [...]

$60.00 – $375.00

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 303 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 [...]

Dynamic Awareness with Shaila Catherine and Lisa Tromovitch

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Sutta Study – Anguttara Nikaya – Online

Online

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine THE READING ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS SESSION IS LISTED AS MONTH 304 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 for [...]

Retreat in Ann Arbor, Michigan, led by Shaila Catherine

Webber Retreat Center in Adrian, Michigan Adrian, MI

Shaila Catherine will lead a retreat in Ann Arbor, Michigan May 6-13. For more information visit the Still Mountain Meditation Community website at: https://stillmountainmeditation.org/registration.html

Guest speaker: Bill Kostura in Mountain View

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Bill Kostura Topic: The Most Important Teaching This evening, we will explore why some teachings are most helpful at certain times in our lives.  We will also consider whether one or some teachings really are the most important. View guest teacher biographies and photographs on our Teachers Page. Insight Meditation South Bay offers [...]

Retreat in Kansas with Shaila Catherine

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 for both new [...]

Guest Speaker in Mountain View: Margaret Gainer: “Who Suffers, Who Cares?”

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

Guest speaker: Margaret Gainer Topic: "Who Suffers, Who Cares?" View guest teacher biographies and photographs on our Teachers Page. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation programs—Tuesday drop in meditation group in Mountain View, and Thursday Dhamma Classroom in San Jose - Saratoga. Tonight's meditation group meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain View. The [...]

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 304 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 for [...]

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 304 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 for Loving Kindness (Metta) Meditation with Shaila Catherine

Westhope Presbyterian Church 12850 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA

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

Guest Teacher: Venerable U Jagara

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

Tonight IMSB is privileged to host a special guest speaker, Venerable U Jagara. Topic: Venerable U Jagara will offer teachings and lead a simple ceremony in recognition and celebration of Wesak, the Buddhist holiday that honors the Buddha's life and awakening. View guest teacher biographies and photographs on our Teachers Page. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly [...]

Wesak Celebration – with special guest Venerable U Jagara

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

7:30 pm – 9:15 pm This evening IMSB will celebrate Wesak, the primary Buddhist holiday that commemorates the Buddha’s enlightenment, birth, and death. The program will be led by special guest, Venerable U Jagara. Tonight’s program will include meditation, teachings, and a simple offering ceremony. The structured program will end around 9pm, but please plan to stay [...]

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 – 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 [...]

$45.00 – $360.00

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 [...]

$45.00 – $360.00

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 [...]

$45.00 – $360.00

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 [...]

$10.00

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 $50.00 – $310.00
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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 [...]

$45.00 – $360.00

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. [...]

$45.00 – $360.00

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 Road, Upper 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 [...]