Recurring Events

Recurring Events

Sunday, July 12
  • 9:25 am - 10:30 amYouTube: Sitting and Talk With Gil

      The streaming video will be available on IMC's website here.
        It is also broadcast on YouTube here.
      We are offering IMC's usual Sunday morning sit and talk live, on YouTube.  The sitting will start at 9:25 and the talk will start at 10:00.  

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  • 10:30 am - 11:30 amVia Zoom: Community Meeting with Gil Fronsdal

    A chance for Dharma discussion and meeting others attend the Sunday morning program.
    This will be on Zoom.

    The link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87017009129
    The password is:  metta

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  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSunday Community Tea
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmVia 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. Questions? Contact: asianimc2020@gmail.com

    Lilu Chen's Biography and Ying Chen's Biography

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  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmZOOM MEETING: IMC LGBTQueer Sangha with John Martin & bruni dávila

    Zoom meeting:  Apr 26, May 24, Jun 28, Jul 26, Aug 23 

    Meeting link be sent via email.

    The IMC LGBTQueer Sangha is open to all who self-identify as LGBTQIA2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and two spirited) or genderqueer or inquiring. Suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners within our LGBTQIA2S+ community. We meet every 4th Sunday at 5pm. Please contact imcqueersangha@gmail.com if you wish to join us online and be added to our e-mail list. A separate message will be sent to you with the Zoom link. Our sangha is peer facilitated with guiding teachers John Martin and bruni dávila. 

    John Martin's biography & bruni dávila's biography

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  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmDharma Bodhis Middle School Program (6th - 8th Grades) with Hilary Borison

    (Sixth graders have the option of attending Dharma Rocks and/or Dharma Bodhis) Led by Hilary Borison. A time to explore how the dharma can support challenges and opportunities pertinent to middle schoolers through small and large group discussions, mindfulness practice, creative activities, interactive games, pizza dinner, and opportunities for community service. No registration required, however, RSVPs are encouraged for dinner plans. Please contact Hilary Borison at hborison@sbcglobal.net or 650-575-2052 for more information or to RSVP.

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  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmOnline, 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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  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmBuddhism and Twelve Step Support Group with Jennifer Lemas

    SECOND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH, 7:30 TO 9PM. Group discussion and study exploring the 12-Step program and and the teachings of the Buddha. The format includes a 30 minute period of sitting meditation, a reading on Dharma and recovery and open discussion on the reading. Everyone welcome. Facilitated by Jennifer Lemas, jennlemas@comcast.net.

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Monday, July 13
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 amYouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Gil Fronsdal


    YouTube Livestream   |   IMC Website Livestream
    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.  

    (If you'd like to donate to the center or to the teacher, you can do so at https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/donate/)

    Broadcast live on YouTube here
    i.e., https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live
    Sitting 7:00 -7:30
    Dharmette 7:30-7:45
     
    Generosity

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  • 8:00 am - 9:00 amIntroducción a la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness) con bruni dávila.

    En zoom: lunes, miércoles y viernes por tres semanas a  las 8:00 am - 9:00 am PST: junio 29, julio 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15 y 17: Introducción a la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness) con bruni dávila.

    Conéctese a través de zoom aquí: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84142090898

    En esta serie de nueve clases, podrá aprender y practicar las instrucciones básicas de la meditación introspectiva (insight/vipassana) que se ofrecen aquí en IMC. Enseñadas en secuencia, practicaremos la atención y consciencia plena de la respiración/cuerpo, emociones, y pensamientos.

    Al aprender cómo aplicar estas instrucciones en nuestra vida cotidiana, surge la posibilidad de estar más conscientes, reconocer verdades esenciales de esta vida y ganar estabilidad en nuestros corazones. Esto nos ayudará a vivir en este mundo con más sabiduría y compasión.  Cuando practicamos la meditación introspectiva, todo lo que somos es incluido, no dejamos nada afuera. Esto incluye prácticas espirituales, nuestras culturas, y lenguajes. No tiene que ser budista para aprender la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness).


    Personas a cualquier nivel de práctica en la meditación introspectiva/vipassana pueden participar.




    Inscripción no es necesaria. 

    Conéctese a través de zoom aquí: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84142090898

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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmZoom: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Nikki Mirghafori

    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 will start with a brief introduction to the week's topic, followed by a 30-minute guided meditation, interactive practice, and conclude with discussion and a question and answer period. All are welcome.

    (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://zoom.us/j/92006340224

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography

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  • 6:15 pm - 7:00 pmCANCELED: Yoga with Terry Lesser

    Each session uses a variety of asanas (poses) to focus and calm the mind, enhance breath and overall awareness, and develop flexibility, balance and strength. Beginners are always welcome. The class is a mixed level and everyone is encouraged to work in accordance with their own needs and abilities. Bring a large towel and sticky mat, if you have one. Terry Lesser's Biography

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  • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmYouTube: Sitting and Talk With Diana Clark

    A guided meditation at 7:30 pm and a dharma talk at 8:00 pm

    The live video is available on IMC's website here

    It is also broadcast live on YouTube here

    (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, July 14
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 amYouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Gil Fronsdal


    YouTube Livestream   |   IMC Website Livestream
    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.  

    (If you'd like to donate to the center or to the teacher, you can do so at https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/donate/)

    Broadcast live on YouTube here
    i.e., https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live
    Sitting 7:00 -7:30
    Dharmette 7:30-7:45
     
    Generosity

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  • 9:30 am - 10:45 amZoom: Sitting, Reflection, & Discussion with Andrea Fella

    We will sit for 30 minutes, followed by a reflection and discussion. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98849673888 Meeting ID: 988 4967 3888 One tap mobile +16699006833,,98849673888# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,98849673888# US (Houston) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 253 215 8782 US +1 301 715 8592 US +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) Meeting ID: 988 4967 3888 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abal4PeMLh

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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmZoom: 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 will start with a brief introduction to the week's topic, followed by a 30-minute guided meditation, interactive practice, and conclude with discussion and a question and answer period. All are welcome.

    (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://zoom.us/j/92006340224

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography

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  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmZoom: Dharma en Español with Andrea Castillo

    Meditación y pláticas de Dharma en español.



    Andrea Castillo is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Join Zoom Meeting
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    Meeting ID: 740 302 050
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    Andrea Castillo's Biografía

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Wednesday, July 15
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 amYouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Gil Fronsdal


    YouTube Livestream   |   IMC Website Livestream
    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.  

    (If you'd like to donate to the center or to the teacher, you can do so at https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/donate/)

    Broadcast live on YouTube here
    i.e., https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live
    Sitting 7:00 -7:30
    Dharmette 7:30-7:45
     
    Generosity

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  • 8:00 am - 9:00 amIntroducción a la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness) con bruni dávila.

    En zoom: lunes, miércoles y viernes por tres semanas a  las 8:00 am - 9:00 am PST: junio 29, julio 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15 y 17: Introducción a la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness) con bruni dávila.

    Conéctese a través de zoom aquí: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84142090898

    En esta serie de nueve clases, podrá aprender y practicar las instrucciones básicas de la meditación introspectiva (insight/vipassana) que se ofrecen aquí en IMC. Enseñadas en secuencia, practicaremos la atención y consciencia plena de la respiración/cuerpo, emociones, y pensamientos.

    Al aprender cómo aplicar estas instrucciones en nuestra vida cotidiana, surge la posibilidad de estar más conscientes, reconocer verdades esenciales de esta vida y ganar estabilidad en nuestros corazones. Esto nos ayudará a vivir en este mundo con más sabiduría y compasión.  Cuando practicamos la meditación introspectiva, todo lo que somos es incluido, no dejamos nada afuera. Esto incluye prácticas espirituales, nuestras culturas, y lenguajes. No tiene que ser budista para aprender la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness).


    Personas a cualquier nivel de práctica en la meditación introspectiva/vipassana pueden participar.




    Inscripción no es necesaria. 

    Conéctese a través de zoom aquí: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84142090898

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  • 9:50 am - 12:00 pmOnline IRC Mini-Retreat with Andrea Fella

    Hosted by Insight Retreat Center

    The retreat will be offered through “Insight Retreat Center” Youtube Channel found here

    9:50 a.m. Welcome and orientation
    10:00 a.m. Guided Meditation
    10:30 a.m. Walking Meditation
    10:50 a.m. Lightly guided meditation
    11:30 am. Dharma talk with some reference to retreat practice
    12:00 p.m. End

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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmZoom: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Nikki Mirghafori

    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 will start with a brief introduction to the week's topic, followed by a 30-minute guided meditation, interactive practice, and conclude with discussion and a question and answer period. All are welcome.

    (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://zoom.us/j/92006340224

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography

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Thursday, July 16
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 amYouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Gil Fronsdal


    YouTube Livestream   |   IMC Website Livestream
    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.  

    (If you'd like to donate to the center or to the teacher, you can do so at https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/donate/)

    Broadcast live on YouTube here
    i.e., https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live
    Sitting 7:00 -7:30
    Dharmette 7:30-7:45
     
    Generosity

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  • 12:30 pm - 2:30 pmZoom: MC Support Group for persons with Life Threatening Illnesses and Chronic Health Challenges with Ying Chen

    Meetings include brief sittings and consideration of pertinent
    Dharma topics; the primary purpose of each group is to provide
    each participant an opportunity to share personal challenges, triumphs, hopes, and fears with individuals facing a similar situation.
    At least four days before attending the group for the first time, please contact
    Ying Chen at 408-802-6430 or yingchenb@yahoo.com for more info and for Zoom link

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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmZoom: Happy Hour: Practicing Loving-Kindness with Nikki Mirghafori

    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 will start with a brief introduction to the week's topic, followed by a 30-minute guided meditation, interactive practice, and conclude with discussion and a question and answer period. All are welcome.

    (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://zoom.us/j/92006340224

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography

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  • 6:15 pm - 7:15 pmZoom: Basic Meditation Instruction

    ZOOM LINK: https://audiodharma.wufoo.com/forms/r1bbnevb1uet34z/

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  • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmZoom: Conversations on Not-Self with Andrea Fella

    This week begins an extended series of reflections and discussion on the Buddha's teaching of not-self (anatta). We will sit, then Andrea will begin with a short reflection on the teaching on not-self, which will be followed by time for discussion and questions.  You are welcome to submit questions in advance at:  Thursday Evening Dharma Questions

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    Meeting ID: 967 4953 1274
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Friday, July 17
  • 7:00 am - 7:45 amYouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Gil Fronsdal


    YouTube Livestream   |   IMC Website Livestream
    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.  

    (If you'd like to donate to the center or to the teacher, you can do so at https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/donate/)

    Broadcast live on YouTube here
    i.e., https://www.youtube.com/user/insightmed/live
    Sitting 7:00 -7:30
    Dharmette 7:30-7:45
     
    Generosity

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  • 8:00 am - 9:00 amIntroducción a la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness) con bruni dávila.

    En zoom: lunes, miércoles y viernes por tres semanas a  las 8:00 am - 9:00 am PST: junio 29, julio 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15 y 17: Introducción a la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness) con bruni dávila.

    Conéctese a través de zoom aquí: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84142090898

    En esta serie de nueve clases, podrá aprender y practicar las instrucciones básicas de la meditación introspectiva (insight/vipassana) que se ofrecen aquí en IMC. Enseñadas en secuencia, practicaremos la atención y consciencia plena de la respiración/cuerpo, emociones, y pensamientos.

    Al aprender cómo aplicar estas instrucciones en nuestra vida cotidiana, surge la posibilidad de estar más conscientes, reconocer verdades esenciales de esta vida y ganar estabilidad en nuestros corazones. Esto nos ayudará a vivir en este mundo con más sabiduría y compasión.  Cuando practicamos la meditación introspectiva, todo lo que somos es incluido, no dejamos nada afuera. Esto incluye prácticas espirituales, nuestras culturas, y lenguajes. No tiene que ser budista para aprender la meditación insight/vipassana (mindfulness).


    Personas a cualquier nivel de práctica en la meditación introspectiva/vipassana pueden participar.




    Inscripción no es necesaria. 

    Conéctese a través de zoom aquí: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84142090898

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  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmVia Zoom: Dharma Inspired Book Group

    Dharma Inspired Book Group. Go to Dharma Friends Website for zoom instructions and directions for free book download.

     

     


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  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmZoom: 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 will start with a brief introduction to the week's topic, followed by a 30-minute guided meditation, interactive practice, and conclude with discussion and a question and answer period. All are welcome.

    (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://zoom.us/j/92006340224

    Diana Clark's Biography
    Nikki Mirghafori's Biography

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Saturday, July 18