Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine—Beyond Distraction

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us to celebrate the launch of Shaila Catherine’s new book! Beyond Distraction: Five Practical Ways to Focus the Mind Learn how to overcome distraction in meditation practice and develop clarity in your relationships, work, and daily life. We create habits by repeating [...]

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $50.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

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

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Tonight's event has been CANCELLED due to repairs to the heating system. We expect to resume our in-person sessions in February. See you then! Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching Topic: Full Awareness aka Clear Comprehension with Shaila Catherine December 13, 2021 Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in Mountain View. Seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reservations [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine November 29, 2021 Topic: The Four Qualities that Protect Awakening — Focus on (3) Moderation and (4) Devotion to Wakefulness Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in [...]

Free – $100.00

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine

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

Monday In-Person—Shaila Catherine an evening of meditation and teaching with Shaila Catherine October 11, 2021 Topic: The Four Qualities that Protect Awakening — Focus on (1) Virtue and (2) Guarding Sense Doors Join us In-Person! IMSB is resuming public meetings in person. We will start slowly by offering a monthly meeting at St Timothy's in [...]

Free – $100.00

Young Meditators Group – Cancelled

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of most months just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. Check the Event Calendar to confirm the meeting schedule. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as [...]

Young Meditators Group—Cancelled Tonight

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

No Meeting Tonight Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of most months just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. Check the Event Calendar to confirm the meeting schedule. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest [...]

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Speaker Series – 7 Awakening Factors – Cancelled

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

The remaining Tuesdays in March are cancelled. We will resume our programs as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates.  Seven Factors of Awakening With Shaila Catherine,  Kim Allen, and Maria Straatmann For the mind that values freedom. February 11 – March 31, 2020 Seven qualities offer an effective framework for cultivating the [...]

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Anthony Maes will be our special guest leader for tonight. Meets the second Tuesday of most months just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. Check the Event Calendar to confirm the meeting schedule. We’re building a community of young [...]

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Speaker Series – 7 Awakening Factors

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

Seven Factors of Awakening With Shaila Catherine,  Kim Allen, and Maria Straatmann For the mind that values freedom. February 11 – March 31, 2020 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, [...]

Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Anthony Maes will be our special guest leader for tonight. Meets the second Tuesday of most months just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. Check the Event Calendar to confirm the meeting schedule. We’re building a community of young [...]

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Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of most months just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. Check the Event Calendar to confirm the meeting schedule. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as [...]

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Speaker Series – Buddha’s Core Teachings

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

Buddha’s Core Teaching A 5-week speaker series exploring the Four Noble Truths. January 7 – February 4, 2020 Finding true happiness. No one wants to suffer, and yet stress is everywhere in our lives.  After the Buddha awakened under the Bodhi Tree, the first thing he talked about was how to find true happiness. He [...]

Young Meditators Group – Cancelled Tonight

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

Young Meditators Group-CANCELLED

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

= Young Meditators Group - Cancelled for tonight. Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength [...]

Panel Discussion – Joy of Giving

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

Tonight's topic for discussion will be Joy of Giving. An IMSB Charitable Program IMSB invites members to explore the practice of generosity by distributing $50 from IMSB's Karuna Fund to a charitable project of their choosing. They will report back to IMSB through tonight's panel discussion and share their reflections and experiences of participating in [...]

Young Meditators Group is CANCELLED for tonight

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

Young Meditators Group is CANCELLED for tonight. The Young Meditators Group is cancelled for tonight. We will resume on Tuesday, July 9. The Young Meditators usually meet the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around [...]

Guest Speaker: Ross Buttner. Problems on the Path

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

Problems on the Path An evening with Ross Buttner In tonight's program, Ross Buttner will discuss his research into challenges faced by Western Buddhist practitioners, and how these problems can be overcome. Based on his analysis of 70 in-depth interviews with teachers and practitioners, Ross will focus on four general areas of difficulty: psychological challenges, issues [...]

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Young Meditators Group

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

Young Meditators Group Bringing Practice to Modern Daily Life For Ages 18 to 39 Meets the second Tuesday of each month just prior to the usual IMSB weekly meditation and teaching program. We’re building a community of young practitioners, ages 18 to 39, around interest in practice as a source of strength and refuge. Gatherings will be [...]

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

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

The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation: Freedom, Emptiness, and Awakened Nature An evening author event with James William Coleman James William Coleman’s new book, The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation: Freedom, Emptiness, and Awakened Nature, guides us through the profound wisdom of the classic sutras that lay the foundations for all of the different Buddhist traditions. In [...]

Wesak Celebration – Community Social Event

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

A Community Social Event —led  by Sharon Allen and Laura Lin This evening IMSB will celebrate Wesak, the primary Buddhist holiday that commemorates the Buddha’s enlightenment, birth, and death. Tonight’s program will include meditation, teachings or discussion, and flower offering ceremony. The structured program will end around 9pm, but please plan to stay a few minutes longer [...]

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Speaker Series: Goals in Meditation

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

We invited several local teachers to share both the personal aims that guide their practice and their understanding of the goals of the Buddhist Path. We asked them the following questions: What is the goal of Buddhist practice? What do you personally hope to achieve through your practice? What is a reasonable way to assess [...]

Author Event: Janetti Marotta speaks on A Life Affirming Path

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

A Life Affirming Path An author event with Janetti Marotta, celebrating the publication of her new book A Fertile Path: Guiding the Journey with Mindfulness and Compassion When basic life expectations are challenged—to become pregnant when we want; to parent our child into adulthood; to live a long and healthy life—our personal narrative can become [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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Speaker Series: Lesser Known Teachings

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

Thus Have I Heard: Teachings Inspired by Lesser Known Discourses of the Buddha The Pali Canon includes over 5,000 discourses that document conversations and encounters that occurred during forty years of the Buddha's ministry. Over the centuries, certain teachings have risen to the surface with popularity and come to characterize our impression of what the [...]

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10-Year Anniversary Celebration

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

Ten years of awakening in Silicon Valley - come celebrate with us! For ten years, Insight Meditation South Bay (IMSB) has provided instruction in contemplative practices that develop clarity, joy, and inner peace. Please join us as we celebrate our tenth anniversary on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The celebration will be held in Edwards Hall [...]

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Reflections on Death in Memory of Merridy Galloway

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

The previously announced topic for tonights dhamma talk "Ways to Awaken" has been postponed until next week. Tonight we will gather as a community to reflect upon the inevitability of death, and to remember our sangha member, Merridy Galloway, who passed away in her home in Palo Alto this past weekend. 7:30 - 8:00 Meditation [...]

Author Event with Lama Surya Das

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

Don’t miss this inspirational event with Lama Surya Das, a best selling author and dharma teacher! Lama Surya Das will speak about his latest book Make Me One with Everything: Buddhist Meditations to Awaken from the Illusion of Separation “If you’ve ever felt ‘at one’ with something—your beloved or your child, a forest trail or a favorite song,” [...]

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Morning Event: Meditation, Service, and Gardening

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

Compassion for our natural world deepens our awareness of our connection with all living things. This morning program will combine silent meditation with simple gardening tasks as we explore our senses (sight, smell, sound, and touch) while interacting with the plants in the gardens at St. Timothy's Church. This event is IMSB's annual opportunity to [...]