Events List

Events List

Events List

IMC is pleased to offer many of our programs online.

IMC is currently considering ways to reopen IMC and IRC to in-person programs.  As of now, there are no plans to reopen before late-summer or early-fall.  IMC is committed to creating a safe and welcoming practice environment for all.

To view the standalone events calendar, click here. To access the calendar from other applications, click here (iCal).

Sunday, September 25th
  • 9:25 am - 10:45 am In-Person and on Zoom: Sitting and Talk With Matthew Brensilver
      We are offering IMC's usual Sunday morning sit and talk live, on YouTube and on IMC's website..  The meditation starts at 9:25 and the 30-minute talk starts at 10:00
    In-person attendance is open for a limited number of people who have pre-registered their vaccination card and registered for a specific day and time at: 
    https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/2021/10/registering-for-imc-in-person-programs/
     
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  • 10:45 am - 11:30 am Zoom: Weekly Sunday Sangha Meeting Following the Dharma Talk


    Build and maintain community by connecting online with other IMC sangha members to discuss the Sunday dharma talk and share about our Buddhist practices. Please join us on Zoom each Sunday following the dharma talk at approximately 10:30 am for about 20-30 minutes for breakout rooms and/or large group discussions. Facilitated by Jan Messer and Barry Rothman, IMC sangha members. 
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    Meeting ID: 844 4520 9955
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    Meeting ID: 844 4520 9955
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  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Online via Zoom: Asian Dharma Circle with Lilu Chen & Ying Chen
    Zoom link 

    Meeting ID: 898 8792 7912
    Password: 925962

    This dharma circle includes sitting meditation, a short dharma talk, dharma discussion, and community activities. We intend to provide a safe, friendly and nourishing environment. Open to all self-identified people of Asian or South Asian background. No registration required. The circle is open for drop in at any time. There is an optional 30 minutes social time from 2:30 to 3:00 pm PST.

     Questions? Contact: asianimc2020@gmail.com


    Lilu Chen's Biography and Ying Chen's Biography



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    Lilu Chen's Biography and Ying Chen's Biography
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  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Online, for people in their 20s/30s: At Home in the World: Dharma Evenings for people in their 20's and 30's with Max Erdstein
    Sunday evenings, 7:30 to 9pm. (except the 2nd Sunday of the month). This weekly group addresses themes relevant to people in their 20s and 30s and includes guided meditations, short dharma talks, and group discussions. We have a friendly and vibrant ongoing community, and those in their 20s/30s are welcome to join us. 


    Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/688465676

    Max Erdstein's biography
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Monday, September 26th
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 am YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette With Matthew Brensilver 7:00 am - 7:45 am
      Each weekday morning Gil leads a lightly-guided 30-minute meditation (7-7:30 am) followed by a brief discussion of a dharma topic (7:30-7:45 am).  Each week will be a different topic and each day will be a further exploration of that week's topic.
      This offering is broadcast live (and recorded) on YouTube.  You can access it on the IMC website at  https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/live-video/  Alternatively, you can also access it directly on YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live.
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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Zoom & YT: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Nikki Mirghafori
    On Zoom and YouTube (links below): Join us for an hour of gladdening the mind and heart! In these daily offerings we will explore gentle and gradual cultivation and expansion of heart practices, which are known to be both supportive for a mindfulness practice and transformative in their own right. Our hour together includes: a 5-10 min introduction to the week's topic, a 30-minute guided meditation, small-group practice, and discussion and Q/A. All are welcome.

    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92006340224?pwd=U3dZZVVLWVpaeWtGWHQ5eGg1Lzc0UT09
    Password: metta

    IMC YouTube Channel (Zoom is streamed live on YT concurrently -- no opportunity for small group practice, though): https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live

    Support: If you'd like to donate to the teacher or to IMC, you can click here to go to the donations page on the IMC website.  thank you!

    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography
    Diana Clark's Biography

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    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
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  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Meditation and Talk with Diana Clark
    A silent meditation at 7:30 pm and a dharma talk at 8:15 pm offered in-person and broadcast live on YouTube.  The link for watching on our YouTube channel is here

    IMC is committed to the health and safety of everyone.  Therefore, the requirements for attending in person include being fully vaccinated and boosted and wearing a N95 mask. 

    (If you'd like to donate to the teacher or to the center, you can visit IMC's donation page here)
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Tuesday, September 27th
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 am YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette With Matthew Brensilver 7:00 am - 7:45 am
      Each weekday morning Gil leads a lightly-guided 30-minute meditation (7-7:30 am) followed by a brief discussion of a dharma topic (7:30-7:45 am).  Each week will be a different topic and each day will be a further exploration of that week's topic.
      This offering is broadcast live (and recorded) on YouTube.  You can access it on the IMC website at  https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/live-video/  Alternatively, you can also access it directly on YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live.
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  • 9:30 am - 10:45 am Zoom: Sitting, Reflection, & Discussion with Hilary Borison

    We will sit for 30 minutes, followed by a reflection and discussion.

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    Meeting ID: 988 4967 3888
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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Zoom: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Diana Clark
    On Zoom (link below): Join us for an hour of gladdening the mind and heart! In these daily offerings we will explore gentle and gradual cultivation and expansion of heart practices, which are known to be both supportive for a mindfulness practice and transformative in their own right. Our hour together includes: a 5-10 min introduction to the week's topic, a 30-minute guided meditation, small-group practice, and discussion and Q/A. All are welcome.

    Support: If you'd like to donate to the teacher or to IMC, you can click here to go to the donations page on the IMC website.  thank you!

    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92006340224?pwd=U3dZZVVLWVpaeWtGWHQ5eGg1Lzc0UT09
    password:metta

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography


    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
    Passcode: metta
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    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
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  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Zoom: Dharma en Español

    El grupo de Dharma en Español se reúne cada martes de 7:30 p.m. a 9:00 p.m. No importa el nivel de experiencia o el tiempo que llevan practicando. Durante cada sesión se ofrece una meditación, una plática y una discusión en grupo. Por el momento las reuniones son virtuales a través de zoom:

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    Meeting ID: 860 3027 5712
    Passcode: Respirando
    Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbrKxQA6CA
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Wednesday, September 28th
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 am YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette With Matthew Brensilver 7:00 am - 7:45 am
      Each weekday morning Gil leads a lightly-guided 30-minute meditation (7-7:30 am) followed by a brief discussion of a dharma topic (7:30-7:45 am).  Each week will be a different topic and each day will be a further exploration of that week's topic.
      This offering is broadcast live (and recorded) on YouTube.  You can access it on the IMC website at  https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/live-video/  Alternatively, you can also access it directly on YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live.
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  • 9:30 am - 12:15 pm Half-day Retreat with Diana Clark

      Attendance to this half-day retreat requires being COVID vaccinated and boosted. Wearing an N95 mask is also required

       

      • 9:30 – 10:15 am Sitting

      • 10:15 – 11:00 am Walking

      • 11:00 – 11:45 am Sitting

      • 11:45 – 12:00 pm Dharmette (Brief talk)

      • 12:00 – 12:15 pm Temple cleaning

      • 12:15 – Informal Lunch Gathering (bring bag lunch)

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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Zoom & YT: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Nikki Mirghafori
    On Zoom and YouTube (links below): Join us for an hour of gladdening the mind and heart! In these daily offerings we will explore gentle and gradual cultivation and expansion of heart practices, which are known to be both supportive for a mindfulness practice and transformative in their own right. Our hour together includes: a 5-10 min introduction to the week's topic, a 30-minute guided meditation, small-group practice, and discussion and Q/A. All are welcome.

    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92006340224?pwd=U3dZZVVLWVpaeWtGWHQ5eGg1Lzc0UT09
    Password: metta

    IMC YouTube Channel (Zoom is streamed live on YT concurrently -- no opportunity for small group practice, though): https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live

    Support: If you'd like to donate to the teacher or to IMC, you can click here to go to the donations page on the IMC website.  thank you!

    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography
    Diana Clark's Biography

    Zoom dial by phone information:

    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
    Passcode: metta
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    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
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  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 32 Parts of the Body Meditation with Bob Stahl

    More information and tuition costs, visit the Sati Center website

    The Sati Center will be offering a 8 week course with Bob Stahl, PhD on “32 Parts of the Body Meditation”. This practice will cultivate deeper insight into the true nature of the body and most importantly to help see through the identifications, conditionings, beliefs, and narratives – the erroneous view of self. It has also been used for healing illness. Various methods will be taught to strengthen mindfulness of the body and to explore the mind/body connection.

    Classes will be held Wednesdays, September 14 to November 2, 2022, at 6:30-8:30PM Pacific Time over Zoom. This course is eligible for 12 hours of Continuing Education credit.

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Thursday, September 29th
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 am YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette With Matthew Brensilver 7:00 am - 7:45 am
      Each weekday morning Gil leads a lightly-guided 30-minute meditation (7-7:30 am) followed by a brief discussion of a dharma topic (7:30-7:45 am).  Each week will be a different topic and each day will be a further exploration of that week's topic.
      This offering is broadcast live (and recorded) on YouTube.  You can access it on the IMC website at  https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/live-video/  Alternatively, you can also access it directly on YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live.
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  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Women's Circle of Mindfulness with Hilary Borison
    A gathering for women who wish to deepen practice in a loving community, as we learn to weave  mindfulness throughout our daily lives. For more information and to receive the zoom link, please contact Hilary at hborison@sbcglobal.net. In-person on 2nd Thursdays of the month; on zoom other weeks.
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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Zoom: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Diana Clark
    On Zoom (link below): Join us for an hour of gladdening the mind and heart! In these daily offerings we will explore gentle and gradual cultivation and expansion of heart practices, which are known to be both supportive for a mindfulness practice and transformative in their own right. Our hour together includes: a 5-10 min introduction to the week's topic, a 30-minute guided meditation, small-group practice, and discussion and Q/A. All are welcome.

    Support: If you'd like to donate to the teacher or to IMC, you can click here to go to the donations page on the IMC website.  thank you!

    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92006340224?pwd=U3dZZVVLWVpaeWtGWHQ5eGg1Lzc0UT09
    password:metta

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography


    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
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    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
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  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Establishing a Practice 4-week Course
    Taught by Tanya Wiser
    Four Thursday Evenings, Sept 8-29
    6:30-8:00 p.m. at IMC

    In this in person series, we provide a brief introduction to some of the most foundational teachings of the Buddha, guidance, and skillful tips to support you in establishing or deepening your practice along with rich opportunities to ask questions of teachers and to relate with sangha members. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with more experience who want to support or inspire their practice
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  • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Zoom: Sitting and Q&A with Lienchi Tran & Ari Crellin-Quick
    A sitting, followed by a short reflection and Q&A.   You are welcome to submit questions in advance at:  Thursday Evening Dharma Questions


    Lienchi Tran facilitates on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, and Ari Crellin-Quick facilitates on the first and third Thursdays. Various guest teachers will also occasionally lead the group. 

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    Meeting ID: 967 4953 1274
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Friday, September 30th
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 am YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette With Matthew Brensilver 7:00 am - 7:45 am
      Each weekday morning Gil leads a lightly-guided 30-minute meditation (7-7:30 am) followed by a brief discussion of a dharma topic (7:30-7:45 am).  Each week will be a different topic and each day will be a further exploration of that week's topic.
      This offering is broadcast live (and recorded) on YouTube.  You can access it on the IMC website at  https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/live-video/  Alternatively, you can also access it directly on YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live.
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  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Via Zoom: Dharma Inspired Book Group

    Dharma Inspired Book Group. Go to Dharma Friends Website for zoom instructions and information about our current book.

     

     

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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Zoom & YT: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Nikki Mirghafori
    On Zoom and YouTube (links below): Join us for an hour of gladdening the mind and heart! In these daily offerings we will explore gentle and gradual cultivation and expansion of heart practices, which are known to be both supportive for a mindfulness practice and transformative in their own right. Our hour together includes: a 5-10 min introduction to the week's topic, a 30-minute guided meditation, small-group practice, and discussion and Q/A. All are welcome.

    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92006340224?pwd=U3dZZVVLWVpaeWtGWHQ5eGg1Lzc0UT09
    Password: metta

    IMC YouTube Channel (Zoom is streamed live on YT concurrently -- no opportunity for small group practice, though): https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live

    Support: If you'd like to donate to the teacher or to IMC, you can click here to go to the donations page on the IMC website.  thank you!

    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography
    Diana Clark's Biography

    Zoom dial by phone information:

    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
    Passcode: metta
    One tap mobile
    +16699006833,,92006340224# US (San Jose)
    +12532158782,,92006340224# US (Tacoma)

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            +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
            +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
            +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
            +1 929 436 2866 US (New York)
            +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
    Meeting ID: 920 0634 0224
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Saturday, October 1st
  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm In-Person and YouTube: Daylong Mindfulness Meditation with Tanya Wiser and Kodo Conlin
    All-day mindfulness meditation retreat on a Saturday, 10/1/22. This day-long retreat format allows for a number of meditation sessions in a single day which provides an opportunity to learn how to apply the instructions and to build momentum and continuity in mindfulness. The schedule consists of alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation.  Light guidance will be offered on mindfulness of breath, body, emotions, thoughts and open awareness practices.  Brief one-on-one meetings with the teachers to talk about your meditation practice will be available.  This retreat is recommended for those with a regular meditation practice and some formal mindfulness meditation training such as completion of the Establishing a Practice series or the 5 week Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation courses offered at IMC. This daylong is a great way to experience the benefits of a full day of practicing. Bring Lunch.





    No registration necessary. Requirement for attendance is fully vaccinated and boosted with COVID vaccine. N95 or KN95 masks required when inside at IMC. 
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