Half-Day Meditation: Mindfulness of Sensation

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

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

Free – $100.00

Monthly Day of Meditation led by Shaila Catherine – CANCELLED

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

All in-person programs in May are cancelled. We home to resume our day-long program soon. When we are able to meet again, we will arrange the seating to maintain a 6 foot distance between participants.  A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly day long [...]

Monthly Day of Meditation – CANCELLED

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

All in-person programs in April are cancelled. We hope to resume our day long program on May 30. When we are able to meet again, we will arrange the seating to maintain a 6 foot distance between participants. A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. IMSB offers a day of meditation one Saturday each month. These monthly [...]

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, Qi Gong, Crystal Singing Bowls

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of Mindfulness Meditation, Qi Gong, and Crystal Singing Bowls with Shaila Catherine and Tom Leichardt This day-long program will include sitting and walking meditations, guided Qi Gong sessions, and sound healing meditations with crystal singing bowls. By combining these meditative practices we will balance our energy through movement and meditation, and enhance relaxed, clear awareness. Medical Qigong [...]

Day of Meditation – EVENT CANCELLED

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Our day of meditation in August, originally scheduled for today has been cancelled. Our monthly daylong program will resume on Saturday October 19. 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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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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 [...]

By Donation.

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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Daylong in Los Altos: Mindful Investigation

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation 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 liberating insight. Specific instructions for examining the mind feature prominently in the core teachings of Satipatthana, and many early Buddhist teachings. This day-long program [...]

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DayLong in Los Altos: Critical Reflection and the Kalama Sutta

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation 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 liberating insight. Today's program will explore two famous discourses, the Kalama Sutta and the Salha Sutta. These teachings are often quoted to encourage critical [...]

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Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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 has closed for 2015. Registration is now open for the next year's group which will start in January 2016. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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 has closed for 2015. Registration is now open for the next year's group which will start in January 2016. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

Daylong in Los Altos – What is your state of mind?

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation 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 liberating insight. Today's program will encourage self-examination and self-reflection to recognize the state of our own minds during meditation and activity. The teaching will [...]

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Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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 has closed for 2015. Registration is now open for the next year's group which will start in January 2016. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

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Sutta Study – Los Altos Group

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

Daylong: Loving Kindness – with Bhante U Jagara and Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

with Bhante U Jagara and Shaila Catherine There will be a pot-luck community meal offering at 11:15; please bring a food dish to share. Loving kindness (metta) describes a feeling of warmth and acceptance towards oneself and others. Cultivating loving kindness creates a profoundly generous state of mind in which the self disappears. As divisions [...]

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Day-long: Spiritual Urgency

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Spiritual Urgency: Nurturing the Desire to Wake Up. A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore the role of desire in the development of our meditative practice, and consider how spiritual urgency can support awakening. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, instructions, teachings, and opportunities for individual meetings with the teacher. [...]

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Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

Day-long: Invincible Presence

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Invincible Presence: A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will cultivate the capacity to be present in the here and now. Mindfulness meditation techniques enable us to let go of the past, and be free from deluded fantasies for the future. The teachings are inspired by an instruction in the Majjhima Nikaya [...]

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Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

Three Noble Qualities: A Daylong with Sharon Allen

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Three Noble Qualities: Wisdom, Ethical Conduct, Mental Discipline A Daylong Study, Reflection and Practice Retreat With Sharon Allen The Fourth Noble Truth describes The Noble Eightfold Path, giving us reliable guidelines for freeing ourselves of the causes of suffering. This daylong study, reflection and practice retreat will look through the lens of the three divisions [...]

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Daylong: Liberating Mindfulness

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long event will explore the fourth foundation of mindfulness (Satipatthana), variously referred to as mental objects, dhammas, or phenomena. This fourth foundation extends the awareness of body and mind to include the functions, causes, and interrelationships of states. We become aware of how various mental states condition the mind, how we relate [...]

Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, 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. We will accept new registrations for 2015 course through February. See the Sutta Study page for description and details of the course.

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Sutta Study – Los Altos

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

This is our first session in the 2015 Sutta Study Course on the Numerical Discourses of the Buddha with Shaila Catherine We offer sutta study courses in three locations to serve the local and online community. See the Sutta Study page for description, details, and registration information for the course.

Day-long: Mindfulness of Mind

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore our relationship to mental states and what is actually occurring within our own minds. Many different thoughts, attitudes, emotions, and mental states arise in our lives. By cultivating mindfulness of the mind, we learn to recognize any emotion, reaction, or state with clarity [...]

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Day-long: Mindfulness of Feeling

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation—with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore our relationship to feelings—feelings that are pleasant, unpleasant, worldly or spiritual. Many different kinds of feelings arise in our lives. Without mindfulness we might be swept away by habitual reactions of desire, fear, or hatred. However, with the cultivation of mindfulness regarding feelings, we [...]

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Samyutta Nikaya Study Course – Los Altos Group

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

with Shaila Catherine This is the final class for the 2014 sutta study course studying the Samyutta Nikaya.

Day-long: Mindfulness of Body

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Mindfulness of Body: A day of meditation—with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will explore the nature of the body through mindfulness of posture, body parts, elements, and tangible sensations. Mindfulness of the body practices were designed to enhance concentration, and develop a profound level of disenchantment that leads to liberating insight. The program will include [...]

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Samyutta Nikaya Study Course Los Altos Group with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Event occurs multiple dates, next is Thursday, Oct  16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Los Altos—Thursdays 7:00–9:00 pm Foothills Congregational Church, 461 Orange Ave 4 other dates: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Thursday, September 11, 2014 Thursday, October 16, 2014 Thursday, November 13, 2014

Walking the Path 2014: Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness – A six-month program

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Walking the Path 2014 Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness A six-month program with Shaila Catherine Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Nourish the resolve to deepen your spiritual practice! September 13—Four Powerful Qualities October 11—Full Awareness November 8—Mindfulness of Body December 13—Mindfulness of Feeling January 10—Mindfulness [...]

Day-long: Full Awareness

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine. This day-long program will nurture the development of mindfulness, bare attention, clarity, and full awareness in all activities. We will examine classic Buddhist teachings for cultivating mindfulness and liberating awareness, and consider contemporary approaches to enhancing attention skills and bringing mindfulness meet the everyday experiences of life. The [...]

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Walking the Path 2014: Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness – A six-month program

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Walking the Path 2014 Developing the Four Foundations of Mindfulness A six-month program with Shaila Catherine Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Nourish the resolve to deepen your spiritual practice! September 13—Four Powerful Qualities October 11—Full Awareness November 8—Mindfulness of Body December 13—Mindfulness of Feeling January 10—Mindfulness [...]

Four Powerful Qualities: A day of meditation with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

This day-long program will explore four qualities introduced at the beginning of the Satipatthana Sutta: diligence, clarity, mindfulness, and concentration. These form the basis for effective mindfulness practice, and set the stage for the development of deep, comprehensive, and insightful awareness. The program will include sitting and walking meditation, instructions, and opportunities for individual meetings [...]

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Samyutta Nikaya Study Course Los Altos Group with Shaila Catherine

Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA

Event occurs multiple dates, next is Thursday, Oct  16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Los Altos—Thursdays 7:00–9:00 pm Foothills Congregational Church, 461 Orange Ave 4 other dates: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Thursday, September 11, 2014 Thursday, October 16, 2014 Thursday, November 13, 2014