Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine August 2, 2021 Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine—Dhamma Friendship

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine—Dhamma Friendship and the Value of Sangha an evening of meditation and teaching  with Shaila Catherine July 12, 2021 Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine June 14, 2021 Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations are required. This event is open [...]

Free – $100.00

Beginner’s Orientation – Cancelled

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 [...]

Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – CANCELLED

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

All Tuesday meetings in April are cancelled. We will resume our programs as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates.  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 [...]

Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – CANCELLED

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

All Tuesday meetings in April are cancelled. We will resume our programs as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates.  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 [...]

Meditation and Teachings – Cancelled

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

The weekly Tuesday meditation group is cancelled for tonight. We hope to resume meeting soon as the coronavirus crisis settles. 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 [...]

Meditation Cancelled for Tonight

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

The church where we meet needs the room for special events that precede the Easter Holiday. Therefore we have cancelled our weekly meditation group and beginner's orientation for tonight. 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 [...]

Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – Cancelled

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

The remaining Tuesdays in March are cancelled. We will resume our programs as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates.  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 [...]

Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – Cancelled

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

The remaining Tuesdays in March are cancelled. We will resume our programs as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates.  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 [...]

Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – Cancelled

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

The remaining Tuesdays in March are cancelled. We will resume our programs as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates.  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 [...]

No Beginner’s Orientation Tonight.

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

Beginners Orientation is cancelled for tonight due to elections. 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 [...]

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Weekly Meditation Cancelled Tonight

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

The weekly meditation group is cancelled for tonight. Feb 25 — The church needs the room to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. March 3 — The room will be used as an election polling location. We will resume with our weekly meditation program the following week.  Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we [...]

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Weekly Meditation is CANCELLED for tonight – Enjoy the holidays!

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

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

Guest Speaker: Aishin Leonard

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

Aishin Leonard will be our guest speaker tonight. Topic is: Kuan Yin’s Awakening: Listening to the Sounds of the World with Ease 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 [...]

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 evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in Mountain View. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are [...]

Power of Patience with Dawn Scott

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

Power of Patience with Dawn Scott Patience, one of the Ten Paramis (Perfections) has the potential to imbue our daily lives with meaning. It also is the steadying force that propels us along the path of liberation.  In this evening will explore  the power of patience to free us from reactivity so that we can [...]

Weekly meditation is cancelled. Enjoy Thanksgiving week.

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

Weekly meditation is cancelled for tonight. Enjoy the Thanksgiving Week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in Mountain View. [...]

Guest Teacher Jon Joseph on The Great Koan No!

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Jon Joseph. Topic: The Great Koan No: An Invitation to Establish Intimacy With Our World Koans are ancient accounts of exchanges between teachers, students and their surroundings, which have some mysterious power to provide us with an invitation for freedom and transformation. In the Zen tradition, the most fundamental of the [...]

Beginner’s Orientation is cancelled for tonight

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

The meditation group and beginner's orientation are CANCELLED on Election Day because the church may need the room for election processes. We will resume our usual monthly orientation program next month. The Beginner's Orientation session occurs the first Tuesday of every month 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, [...]

Guest Teacher: Ying Chen speaks on Devotion

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

Topic: Devotion with Ying Chen The word "devotion" can evoke a wide range of reactions in people's mind. On the Buddha dhamma path, devotion is one of the key qualities to be cultivated. Devotion can evoke multi-dimensional heart, mind, and embodied qualities that are supportive on the path. In this talk, Ying will explore these [...]

Right View Comes Firsts. Guest speaker Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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

Tonight's special guest speaker is Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Topic: Right View Comes First Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in [...]

Practicing with Physical Pain

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

Practicing with Physical Pain How mindfulness works to helps alleviate suffering associated with chronic pain. A guest lecture by Aishin Leonard Tuesday September 17th, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Aishin Leonard is a passionate Buddhist practitioner, mindfulness facilitator and consultant. Her doorway to practice opened in 2009 when she developed a chronic pain condition [...]

Listening as Spiritual Practice

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

Listening as Spiritual Practice A guest lecture by Daniel Bowling Tuesday September 10th, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Daniel Bowling is a staff attorney, mediator, and trainer for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, US District Court for Northern California. He practiced law and was Public Defender in Charleston, SC following his graduation from Harvard Law [...]

The Joy that Leads to Enlightenment

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

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

Deepening Compassion with Community

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

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

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Meditation in Hard Times

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

Meditation in Hard Times Dealing with stress, life transitions, traumas, and tragedies A guest speaker series Tuesdays July 16 – August 20, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm No one's life is free from difficulties. We may experience chronic pain, lose loved ones, change jobs or homes, survive a natural disaster, or suffer a physical [...]

Meditation and Building Community

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

Tonight’s program will begin as usual with 30 minutes of meditation. The meditation will be followed by community building exercises, small group reflections, and other activities to develop sangha and cultivate good dhamma friends. Facilitated by Kristi Iverson. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation [...]

Meditation and teachings with guest teacher Venerable U Jagara

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

Tonight's Special Guest Teacher: Venerable U Jagara Topic: TBD Visit our Teacher Page for biographies and photos of our guest speakers. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every [...]

Speaker: Stephen Fulder on Equanimity

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

Equanimity: Dancing with the Unexpected A special event with Stephen Fulder Equanimity is a  key spiritual faculty which allows us to face the known and the unknown, the ecstasies and the despairs, with steadiness and lightness. Equanimity helps us engage with life from an unlimited and interconnected perspective. The Buddhist image is of an island [...]

Meditation and teachings. Non-self and Who Meditates – guest speaker Ted Gutfeldt

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Ted Gutfeldt. Topic: If there is only non-self (anatta), who is it that meditates? Talk Description: One of the fundamental tenets of Buddhism is that "I-making" and "my-making" results in suffering. We can recognize that the common thread that runs through the suffering of attachments/greed; aversions/hatred; and delusions; is the "self" [...]

Meditation and Discussion: Generosity as a Spiritual Practice

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

Ed Haertel will facilitate tonight's discussion on Generosity as a Spiritual Practice Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in [...]

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Breathe with Joy

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

Breathe with Joy A 6-week series on mindfulness with breathing led by Shaila Catherine Tuesdays, March 19 - June 4, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm The Buddha described mindfulness with breathing as a practice of joy. His instructions to his disciples on this practice were preserved in the Anapanasati Sutta—a discourse that presents sixteen practical [...]

Meditation and Teachings with Guest Teacher: Kim Allen

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

Tonight's guest dharma teacher is Kimberly Allen The Topic: Inner Ecology Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group meets every Tuesday evening for a meditation and Dhamma talk in Mountain [...]

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The Engaged Buddhist

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

The Engaged Buddhist Surviving and thriving in an anxious world A Tuesday evening speaker series February 5 – 26, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Meditation instructions are sometimes misinterpreted to imply that one should disengage from activity and suspend all judgment. Buddhist advice on "letting go" can be misunderstood to suggest that problems in [...]

Meditation & Landscape Photography – Rex Naden

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

Landscape Photography An evening with Rex Naden Landscape photography is a powerful medium for exploring perception, attention, and spiritual perspectives. Rex Naden, an avid landscape photographer, will share slides of his photographs, and discuss his encounters with nature, the artistic image, and the subtle ways that he uses color and composition to communicate his vision. [...]

Weekly meditation is cancelled for tonight – Enjoy the holidays!

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

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

Weekly Meditation is CANCELLED for tonight – Enjoy the holidays!

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

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

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Meditation, Power, and Success

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

Meditation, Power, and Success A Meditative Path for Accomplishing Your Goals A Five-week series with Shaila Catherine Ways to leverage your mental strengths. Tuesdays, December 11, 2018 – January 22, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm This 5-week series will explore four qualities that the Buddha linked to success on the spiritual path. These qualities, [...]

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The Heart of Meditation

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

The Heart of Meditation A 4-week series with Shaila Catherine Open your heart - bring balance to your relationships Tuesdays, November 13 - December 4, 2018 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm In this series, you'll learn to nurture four profound qualities of heart: loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. These qualities, traditionally called the Divine Abodes [...]

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Building Community

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

Tonight's program will begin as usual with 30 minutes of meditation. The meditation will be followed by community building exercises, small group reflections, and other activities to develop sangha and cultivate good dhamma friends. Our regular weekly meditation program will resume next week. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation programs.  OnTuesdays, we meet in [...]

Introduction to Insight Dialogue led by Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

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

Awakening Together: Insight Dialogue Practice Tonight will be a special extended event—a 2 hour workshop on Insight Dialog led by Bhikkhu Sukhacitto. The meditation will begin at 7:15, and the evening program will end around 9:15. Please try to attend the full program. Evening Schedule Overview (approximate times) 7:15 Brief silent meditation and announcements 7:30 [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teachings: Panel Discussion on Joy of Giving

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

Tonight's topic for discussion will be Joy of Giving. IMSB invited members to explore the practice of generosity by using $50 to support a charitable project of their choosing. They will report back to IMSB through tonight's panel discussion and share their reflections and experiences from participating in the Joy of Giving Program. Insight Meditation [...]

Guest Speaker: Thanissaro Bhikkhu on Refuge

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

Tonight's topic: Refuge Thanissaro Bhikkhu will be our special guest speaker tonight. Visit our Teachers Page for biographies and photos of our guests. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in Mountain View, and Thursdays we offer structured courses in Saratoga. The Tuesday sitting group [...]

Weekly Meditation and Teaching – Generosity and The Joy of Giving

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

Tonight’s topic for discussion will be Generosity and the Joy of Giving. Facilitated by Sharon Allen. IMSB invited members to explore the practice of generosity by using $50 to support a charitable project of their choosing. Some will report back to IMSB through tonight’s panel discussion and share their reflections and experiences from participating in [...]

Guest speaker: Ayya Santussika

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Ayya Santussika The topic is Inspiration from the Thai Forest Masters We will explore key themes taught by Thai Forest masters and reflect on how we can apply them in our daily practice. Insight Meditation South Bay offers two weekly meditation groups—Tuesdays evenings we offer an open drop-in sitting group in [...]

Guest speaker – Aishin Leonard

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Aishin Leonard Topic: Finding Freedom from Pain Aishin Leonard is a passionate Buddhist practitioner, mindfulness facilitator and consultant. Her doorway to practice opened in 2009 when she developed a chronic pain condition that left her bedridden and wheelchair bound. After many years of intensive retreat practice primarily in the Theravada tradition, including a year at [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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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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 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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Sitting Group Cancelled for Tonight

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

Tonight's program is cancelled. The room will be used as a polling place for the election today. IMSB's regular 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 in Mountain View. [...]

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Beginner’s Orientation – Cancelled

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

This event is cancelled. The room will be used as a polling place this evening. Beginner's Orientations will resume in July meeting the first Tuesday of each month. 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 [...]

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Wesak Celebration – Community Social Event

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

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. Tonight's program will include meditation, dhamma talk, and flower offering ceremony. The structured program will end around 9pm, but please plan to stay a few minutes longer to enjoy refreshments and social time with the [...]

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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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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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Special Guest Speaker – Jenny Wilks – Mindfulness

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

Mindfulness, Insight, and Compassion ‘Mindfulness’ is becoming such a commonly used term that its depth and liberating potential may be underestimated or misunderstood. The Buddha’s teaching on establishing mindfulness (the Satipatthana Sutta) invites us to cultivate mindfulness both ‘internally’ – a deep awareness of our inner experience, in order to cultivate liberating insight – and [...]

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Weekly Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – CANCELLED

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.

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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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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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Weekly Meditation and Teachings in Mountain View – CANCELLED

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.

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Speaker Series – Recollective Meditations – in Mountain View

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

Recollective Meditations The Buddha taught a broad range of meditation practices—far more extensive than simply observing sensations and breath. Practitioners can use six classic meditation subjects to nurture calmness, focus attention, inspire patient persistence, gain confidence in the efficacy of the path, and contemplate the nature of kamma, action, and mind. The six recollections are: [...]

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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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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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Old Endings – New Beginnings with Sharon Allen

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

Old Endings – New Beginnings with Sharon Allen As the end of the year draws near, we can use the last group practice night together as a way to intentionally let go of past events and experiences and open to the unknown that is yet to come. Through meditation, teachings from the suttas, and reflection, we [...]

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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Series: Concentration

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

A six week series with Shaila Catherine This series will introduce five factors that intensify concentration and support the deeply blissful states of meditative absorption, called jhana. We will examine the powerful role that right concentration plays in the path of awakening, and discover ways to strengthen our capacity to focus attention. November 17 – Cultivating Five Factors that [...]

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Guest speaker – Daniel Bowling – Listening as Spiritual Practice

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

Topic: Listening as Spiritual Practice Insight Meditation South Bay offers 2 weekly sitting groups. Every Tuesday evening we meet for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain View, and every Thursday evening we meet for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Saratoga. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and unless otherwise indicated the Tuesday evening program will be lead [...]

Guest Speaker: Ann Dillon – Protecting Oneself and Others

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Ann Dillon. Topic: Protecting Oneself and Others Read teacher biographies on our Teacher's Page.   Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and unless otherwise indicated the Tuesday evening program will be lead by Shaila. Guest speakers are featured regularly. See also [...]

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 speaker – Ron Purser – Exploring Nondual Mindfulness

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

This week's guest teacher is Ron Purser. His topic is: Exploring Nondual Mindfulness You can find his biography on our guest teacher page. Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. See weekly sitting. Everyone is welcome. Chairs are provided. Bring a cushion and mat if you prefer to sit on the [...]

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Ways to Awaken – with Shaila Catherine

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

This mini two part series will explore the variety of ways that awakening occurred in the days of the Buddha. Reflecting on various approaches to awakening, and inspired by the example of early Buddhists who have awakened, we might value a wider range of practices. There are many ways to liberate the mind and heart! Insight Meditation South Bay meets [...]

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Weekly Sitting & Dhamma Talk – with Shaila Catherine

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and unless otherwise indicated the Tuesday evening program will be lead by Shaila. Guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. Everyone is welcome. Chairs are provided. Bring a cushion and mat if you prefer to sit [...]

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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Ways to Awaken – with Shaila Catherine

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

This mini two part series will explore the variety of ways that awakening occurred in the days of the Buddha. Reflecting on various approaches to awakening, and inspired by the example of early Buddhists who have awakened, we might value a wider range of practices. There are many ways to liberate the mind and heart! Insight Meditation South Bay meets [...]

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Refuge in the Three Jewels with Laura Lin

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

This evening Laura Lin will lead a Reflection and Discussion on the topic of Refuge in the Three Jewels of Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha. Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and unless otherwise indicated the Tuesday evening program will be lead by Shaila. Guest speakers [...]

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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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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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Speaker Series: Ethics, Action, and the Five Precepts

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

This series will explore virtue as the indispensable foundation of Buddhist practice. The series is structured according to the five training precepts. These precepts are not rules to be obediently followed; they serve as guidelines for the intentional development of compassion, mindfulness, and wisdom. These five precepts offer us a joyful method to cultivate the [...]

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Weekly Meditation and Talk with Shaila Catherine

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. IMSB relies upon the generosity of participants to support our teachers and cover organizational expenses. Dana  is a word in the ancient Pali language that [...]

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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Weekly Meditation – Guest Speaker – Misha Merrill

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

Tonight's guest speaker is Misha Merrill. Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. IMSB relies upon the generosity of participants to support our teachers and cover organizational expenses. Dana is a word in the ancient Pali language [...]

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Guest Speaker – Venerable U Jagara – Wise Attention 2

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

Venerable U Jagara will be our guest speaker tonight. Topic: Wise Attention (part 2) Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. IMSB relies upon the generosity of participants to support our teachers and cover organizational expenses. Dana is [...]

Guest speaker: Venerable U Jagara – Wise Attention 1

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

Guest Teacher: Venerable U Jagara Topic: Wise Attention (part 1) Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine. Guest speakers are featured regularly. This week's guest teacher is Venerable U Jagara. See also weekly sitting. Everyone is welcome. Chairs are provided. Bring a cushion and mat if [...]

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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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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk in Mountain View

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Mountain View, and every Thursday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk in Saratoga. See weekly sitting. The principal teacher for most Tuesday night programs is Shaila Catherine and unless otherwise indicated the Tuesday evening program will be lead by Shaila. Guest speakers are featured periodically. [...]

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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk – Satipatthana with Shaila Catherine

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. Tonight, Shaila Catherine will share insights on the Satipatthana and early teachings of the Buddha that are gleaned from her recent experience of teaching with Analayo Bhikkhu at Spirit [...]

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Speaker Series: Eight Great Thoughts

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

Eight Great Thoughts: An 8-week speaker series based on Anuruddha Sutta. March 10 — Fewness of Wishes—with Misha Merrill March 17 — Contentment—with Jason Murphy March 24 — Seclusion—with  Carla Brennan March 31 — No meeting this evening. St. Timothy's Church community will be having an event in our usual meeting space. We will resume meeting the following [...]

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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk – CANCELLED

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.

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Speaker Series – Eight Great Thoughts

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

Eight Great Thoughts: An 8-week speaker series based on Anuruddha Sutta. March 10 — Fewness of Wishes—with Misha Merrill March 17 — Seclusion—with Carla Brennan March 24 — Contentment—with Jason Murphy March 31 — No meeting this evening. St. Timothy's Church community will be having an event in our usual meeting space. We will resume meeting the following [...]

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Effortless Mindfulness – author Lisa Dale Miller

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

Effortless Mindfulness: Genuine Mental Health Through Awakened Presence by Lisa Dale Miller Published by Routledge April 2014 The event will include meditation and the author's talk. 7:30-9:00 Evening Program includes meditation and a talk. 9:00-9:30 Reception with tea and treats. Effortless Mindfulness promotes genuine mental health through the direct experience of awakened presence—an effortlessly embodied, fearless understanding [...]

Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk- CANCELLED

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

Tonight's usual meditation group is cancelled. A church event requires use of the meeting hall. IMSB's regular Tuesday night meditation program will resume next week.

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Series: Construction Of Identity

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

The Construction Of Identity And The Five Clinging Aggregates. A Five Week Series with Shaila Catherine. January 13—Focus on Matter January 20—Focus on Feeling January 27—Focus on Perception February 3—Focus on Mental Formations February 10—Focus on Consciousness This Tuesday evening series will explore a classic Buddhist model of identity construction: the five aggregates affected by [...]

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IMSB’s 9-Year Anniversary

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

IMSB's 9-Year Anniversary Celebration with Shaila Catherine On this Tuesday we will celebrate the 9th anniversary of the formation of IMSB as well as the start of the 2015 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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Guest talk: Egos Found and Lost with Lisa Benham

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

Egos Found and Lost: The Role of Compassionate Interdependence in a Prison Garden Program with Lisa Benham This talk discusses recognizable patterns of Dharma found in new paths taken, as described through quotes from the inmate participants of the Insight Garden Program at San Quentin. The stories and details shared come directly from Lisa Benham’s recent Environmental Studies thesis research:  "From Utility to Significance: [...]

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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. IMSB relies upon the generosity of participants to support our teachers and cover organizational expenses. Dana is a word in the ancient Pali language that describes donations, offerings and generosity. [...]

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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. IMSB relies upon the generosity of participants to support our teachers and cover organizational expenses. Dana is a word in the ancient Pali language that describes [...]

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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk

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

Insight Meditation South Bay meets every Tuesday evening for a sitting and Dhamma talk. The principal teacher is Shaila Catherine and guest speakers are featured regularly. See also weekly sitting. IMSB relies upon the generosity of participants to support our teachers and cover organizational expenses. Dana is a word in the ancient Pali language that describes donations, offerings and generosity. [...]

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Weekly Sitting and Dhamma Talk – CANCELLED

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

Tonight's meditation group (and also the orientation session) is cancelled. Our meeting room will be used as a polling place this election day. We will resume our usual weekly meditation groups next Tuesday.

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Series: Enhancing Mindfulness Skills

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

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm This series will expand on instructions offered in most basic mindfulness courses, offering new depths of understanding, as well as integrating the practice with life situations. We will consider the function of mindfulness training within the context of contemplative practices that [...]

Where The Rubber Meets The Road: A summer speaker series on Mindful Living with Shaila Catherine and Guest Speakers

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

Event occurs multiple dates 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Insight Meditation South Bay St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall 2094 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 July 1 Shaila Catherine Roles, Relationship, and Awakening July 8 Misha Merrill A Little Attention Makes All the Difference July 15 David Cohn Working with Psychological Obstacles July 22 Jason Murphy The [...]

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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 The Beginner's Orientation introduces mindfulness meditation instructions, provides an orientation to Insight Meditation South Bay, enhances introductory mindfulness meditation instructions and introduces a short dhamma teaching. In addition, an introductory instruction is provided to Vipassana Practice (Insight Meditation). A beginner's session is conducted the first Tuesday of the [...]

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