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Retreat Center Updates

Retreat Center Updates [2011]

  Dear All, Please note that we now have two email lists, one for IMC and one for IRC (Insight Retreat Center).  If you’d like to receive future IRC updates, please sign up here: .   If you’re not sure you’re on it, it’s ok to sign up again as it doesn’t allow duplicates. To see our latest IRC Update, click here:  IRC Update. With Metta, Ines Freedman IRC Managing Director    

Retreat Center Updates

Retreat Center Updates [2011]

Dear Sangha, For those of you who are interested in receiving occasional updates on the Retreat Center, please either check the IRC website Updates or sign up on the Retreat Center email list. Last Monday night, Gil gave a talk about retreat practice, followed by a discussion about the retreat center. You can listen to the recordings here: Retreats as Sanctuary (Dharma Talk) 23:04 min Community Meeting (Discussion) 39:54 min Warm Wishes, Ines Freedman Managing Director Insight Retreat Center (IRC)

Sangha Yellow Pages Listing

Sangha Yellow Pages Listing [2011]

The Sangha Yellow Pages are being updated for 2011.  If you would like to advertise in the Yellow Pages, please submit no more than one pags of information about your work in a page protector and one business card protector with cards to the library for approval and inclusion.  All papers must be approved before they are added to the book.   Please include the following: category, Sangha members name, business name, contact information: name, address, city, phone number, email, website,…

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Community Meeting – Retreat Center Update

Community Meeting – Retreat Center Update [2010]

We were happy and surprised at the large, enthusiastic turnout at the community meeting Sunday. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, Gil described the property we are purchasing for the future “Insight Retreat Center.” He spoke about how, after 4 years of searching, we have finally found a property well suited for our vision of having a residential retreat center. Among the many positive aspects of this property is the very warm welcome we received when we…

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Additional Food Needed at Sunday’s Potluck

Additional Food Needed at Sunday’s Potluck [2010]

Dear IMC Sangha, We’d like to ask for your help at this Sunday’s potluck. We are blessed to have 30+ guests from other insight meditation centers around North America coming to IMC. They will join the regular program and then share the meal, giving us an opportunity to meet them and learn about their centers, teachers, and practices. Would you kindly bring extra food this Sunday so that we have enough for everyone? I hope you’ll come and enjoy this unique…

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If you use Amazon…

If you use Amazon… [2010]

If you plan to buy anything from Amazon, please consider going through IMC’s Recommended books page to do so, or directly through this special Amazon link: IMC-IRC Amazon Smile People have purchased music, electronics, ink cartridges, small appliances, tofu… IMC receives a small percentage for any purchase that is made by anyone who enters Amazon through any of our book or Amazon Search links. You can use the links above or enter through any of the links on our Recommended…

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Support IMC through E-scrip

Support IMC through E-scrip [2010]

E-scrip is an effortless way of raising funds for IMC. If you register your grocery club card, and/or credit/debit cards with E-scrip, the participating merchants donate a small percentage of your purchases to our center. You keep all your credit card rewards. Register on-line at E-scrip. The Group ID is 238528

Looking for Old Copies of our Newsletter

Looking for Old Copies of our Newsletter [2010]

Dear Sangha members, We are trying to complete our file of IMC’s newsletter, Insight. Our archive has all issues dating back to the year 2000, but we are missing the first two years or so. If you happen to have any issues from Vol. 1 #1 through Volume 2 #4 (ending in December 1999), could you contact Bill Kostura at, or (650) 815-1174? Naturally we’d like originals, but copies would also be most welcome.