Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

February 27, 2021
  • February 27, 2021

    Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat (Online Zoom format)
    Taught by Andrea Fella
    Inspired by the teachings of Sayadaw U Tejaniya.
    February 27-March 5, 2021

    Registration is required: To register contact Yosh Haggerty at yosh.haggerty@gmail.com.

    During this weeklong online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience.  Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities.  The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

    This event requires registration. To register, please contact Yosh Haggerty at yosh.haggerty@gmail.com.  After registration, you will receive the retreat details, including Zoom link information. 

    To support the practice during this online retreat, Andrea asks that you commit to participating in all seven daily instruction sessions when you register. Participation can be live attendance or listening to the recording each day at a time that works for you  Each day, there will also be an optional discussion and Q&A session.  Questions may be submitted between sessions via a google form.

    Schedule (times are given in Pacific Daylight Time):
    7:30 – 9:30am  Instruction, Guided Meditation and Discussion (includes a short break)
                                (Please commit to participating in this session each day)
    3:30 – 4:30pm: Optional Discussion and Q&A session

    Andrea Fella has been practicing Insight Meditation since 1996, and began teaching meditation in 2003.  She is particularly drawn to intensive retreat practice, and has done a number of long retreats, both in the U.S. and Burma.  Andrea teaches residential retreats for IMC, and at other centers around the country.

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  • February 27, 2021

    Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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February 28, 2021
  • February 28, 2021

    Sunday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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  • February 28, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Open House & Be the Refuge Book Discussion Hosted by IMC Asian Dharma Circle

    Open House & Be the Refuge Book Discussion Hosted by IMC Asian Dharma Circle

    Join us IMC's Asian Dharma Circle’s Open House featuring a dialogue with Chenxing Han on her new book, Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists. There will be an opportunity for group sharing and Q&A. This online event is open to people of all backgrounds. No registration is required.

    The open house and discussion is intended for the broader IMC community to come together to listen, share, and initiate discussion. We hope that through dialogue and exchange, we will foster greater understanding, harmony, and unity across all human beings. 

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88622790895

    Meeting ID: 886 2279 0895

    Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcko43Fe3W


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  • February 28, 2021

    Sunday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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March 1, 2021
  • March 1, 2021

    Monday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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  • March 1, 2021

    Monday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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March 2, 2021
  • March 2, 2021

    Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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  • March 2, 2021

    Tuesday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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March 3, 2021
  • March 3, 2021

    Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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  • March 3, 2021

    Wednesday 9:55 am - 12:00 pm

    Half-Day Retreat with Ying Chen

    Join us on the Zoom link listed below for a half day of practice including sitting and walking meditation, a brief dharma talk, and time for discussion and questions.  All are welcome.

    9:55 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. Dharmette

    11:45 a.m. Q and A

    12:00 p.m. End

     Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83025473777

    Biography of Ying Chen


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  • March 3, 2021

    Wednesday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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March 4, 2021
  • March 4, 2021

    Thursday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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  • March 4, 2021

    Thursday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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March 5, 2021
  • March 5, 2021

    Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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  • March 5, 2021

    Friday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Awareness and Wisdom Integrated Home Retreat with Andrea Fella

    This event is part of a weeklong online retreat, from 2/27/21 - 3/5/21.  Registration is required.  For details see the event listing for 7:30am, February 27, 2021.  

    During this week-long online retreat we will explore a relaxed open awareness with an emphasis on exploring qualities of mind, and the attitude towards one's experience. Such an open awareness practice supports both the formal meditation of sitting and walking, as well as awareness of our normal daily activities. The emphasis for this week will be exploring integrating awareness into our whole day and all activities.

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March 7, 2021
  • March 7, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Eightfold Path Program with Tanya Wiser and others

    Year-long program studying the factors of the Eightfold Path.  Registration required to receive Zoom link and course materials.  See Yearlong Programs for details and application.

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March 21, 2021
  • March 21, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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April 3, 2021
  • April 3, 2021

    Saturday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Entering the Stream with Diana Clark

    This eight-month program provides experienced practitioners an opportunity to delve into some of the deeper teachings of our Buddhist tradition in a community of other committed practitioners. We will discuss core principles and insights important in the Buddha’s teachings, including aspects of liberation and awakening. The program includes required monthly readings and short reflective essays.

    Prerequisites: at least four years of committed insight meditation practice, 4 seven-day (or longer) silent vipassana retreats, and completion of IMC’s Eight-fold Path Program or its equivalent. 

    Participation is by selection.  To apply, go to the IMC website Programs/Yearlong programs page in July. Applications are due by August 21 and notification of acceptance will be by August 31.

    The course will be offered via Zoom; 9 am to 3:30 pm Pacific with ample time for breaks and lunch on the following Saturdays: 
    2020: September 19, October 17,  November 14,  December 12 
    2021: January 16, February 13, April 3, and May 1.

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April 4, 2021
  • April 4, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Eightfold Path Program with Tanya Wiser and others

    Year-long program studying the factors of the Eightfold Path.  Registration required to receive Zoom link and course materials.  See Yearlong Programs for details and application.

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April 17, 2021
  • April 17, 2021

    Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Skillful Use of the Buddha’s Teachings with Kim Allen, David Lorey, Diana Clark and Ying Chen

    Skillful Use of the Buddha’s Teachings: 
    An Exploration of the Simile of the Snake Sutta (MN 22; Alagaddupama Sutta)   


    with Kim Allen, Ying Chen, Diana Clark and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Apr 17      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Apr 20   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Apr 22  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Apr 24      8:30-10am PST

    Challenged by a follower’s misunderstanding and misapplication of his words, the Buddha provides in the Simile of the Snake Sutta a strongly worded presentation of his core teachings of impermanence and not-self. In advice that continues to be relevant to our practice today, the Buddha uses the famous simile of the snake and simile of the raft to explain how to hold and use the teachings.  

    Please join us as we explore this rich sutta, looking more deeply into what the Buddha means when he says: “both formerly and now what I teach is suffering and the cessation of suffering.”  The class will include dharmettes, guided meditations, Q&A, and small group discussion.

     

    Please register here (https://forms.gle/KTeKcENfNAQcGMfU9) to receive the Zoom link and readings. We will be sending some passages to read before the first class.

     Here are two versions of the sutta online:

    ·       Bhikkhu Sujato translation

    ·       Bhikkhu Bodhi translation

     

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on themes that emerge from a collection of suttas.

    The teaching team is Ying Chen, Kim Allen, David Lorey and Diana Clark.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    If you have any questions, please email practicecourses.saticenter@gmail.com

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April 20, 2021
  • April 20, 2021

    Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Skillful Use of the Buddha's Teachings with David Lorey, Diana Clark, Ying Chen and Kim Allen

    Skillful Use of the Buddha’s Teachings: 
    An Exploration of the Simile of the Snake Sutta (MN 22; Alagaddupama Sutta)   


    with Kim Allen, Ying Chen, Diana Clark and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Apr 17      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Apr 20   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Apr 22  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Apr 24      8:30-10am PST

    Challenged by a follower’s misunderstanding and misapplication of his words, the Buddha provides in the Simile of the Snake Sutta a strongly worded presentation of his core teachings of impermanence and not-self. In advice that continues to be relevant to our practice today, the Buddha uses the famous simile of the snake and simile of the raft to explain how to hold and use the teachings.  

    Please join us as we explore this rich sutta, looking more deeply into what the Buddha means when he says: “both formerly and now what I teach is suffering and the cessation of suffering.”  The class will include dharmettes, guided meditations, Q&A, and small group discussion.

     

    Please register here (https://forms.gle/KTeKcENfNAQcGMfU9) to receive the Zoom link and readings. We will be sending some passages to read before the first class.

     Here are two versions of the sutta online:

    ·  Bhikkhu Sujato translation

    ·  Bhikkhu Bodhi translation

     

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on themes that emerge from a collection of suttas.

    The teaching team is Ying Chen, Kim Allen, David Lorey and Diana Clark.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    If you have any questions, please email practicecourses.saticenter@gmail.com

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April 22, 2021
  • April 22, 2021

    Thursday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Skillful Use of the Buddha's Teachings with Diana Clark, Ying Chen, Kim Allen and David Lorey

    Skillful Use of the Buddha’s Teachings: 
    An Exploration of the Simile of the Snake Sutta (MN 22; Alagaddupama Sutta)   


    with David Lorey, Kim Allen, Ying Chen, and Diana Clark

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Apr 17      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Apr 20   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Apr 22  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Apr 24      8:30-10am PST

    Challenged by a follower’s misunderstanding and misapplication of his words, the Buddha provides in the Simile of the Snake Sutta a strongly worded presentation of his core teachings of impermanence and not-self. In advice that continues to be relevant to our practice today, the Buddha uses the famous simile of the snake and simile of the raft to explain how to hold and use the teachings.  

    Please join us as we explore this rich sutta, looking more deeply into what the Buddha means when he says: “both formerly and now what I teach is suffering and the cessation of suffering.”  The class will include dharmettes, guided meditations, Q&A, and small group discussion.

     

    Please register here (https://forms.gle/KTeKcENfNAQcGMfU9) to receive the Zoom link and readings. We will be sending some passages to read before the first class.

     Here are two versions of the sutta online:

    ·  Bhikkhu Sujato translation

    ·  Bhikkhu Bodhi translation

     

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on themes that emerge from a collection of suttas.

    The teaching team is Kim Allen, Ying Chen, Diana Clark and David Lorey.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    If you have any questions, please email practicecourses.saticenter@gmail.com

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April 24, 2021
  • April 24, 2021

    Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Skillful Use of the Buddha's Teachings with Ying Chen, Kim Allen, David Lorey and Diana Clark

    Skillful Use of the Buddha’s Teachings: 
    An Exploration of the Simile of the Snake Sutta (MN 22; Alagaddupama Sutta)   


    with Diana Clark, Kim Allen, Ying Chen and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Apr 17      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Apr 20   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Apr 22  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Apr 24      8:30-10am PST

    Challenged by a follower’s misunderstanding and misapplication of his words, the Buddha provides in the Simile of the Snake Sutta a strongly worded presentation of his core teachings of impermanence and not-self. In advice that continues to be relevant to our practice today, the Buddha uses the famous simile of the snake and simile of the raft to explain how to hold and use the teachings.  

    Please join us as we explore this rich sutta, looking more deeply into what the Buddha means when he says: “both formerly and now what I teach is suffering and the cessation of suffering.”  The class will include dharmettes, guided meditations, Q&A, and small group discussion.

     

    Please register here (https://forms.gle/KTeKcENfNAQcGMfU9) to receive the Zoom link and readings. We will be sending some passages to read before the first class.

     Here are two versions of the sutta online:

    ·  Bhikkhu Sujato translation

    ·  Bhikkhu Bodhi translation

     

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on themes that emerge from a collection of suttas.

    The teaching team is Kim Allen, David Lorey, Diana Clark and Ying Chen.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    If you have any questions, please email practicecourses.saticenter@gmail.com 

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April 25, 2021
  • April 25, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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May 1, 2021
  • May 1, 2021

    Saturday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Entering the Stream with Diana Clark

    This eight-month program provides experienced practitioners an opportunity to delve into some of the deeper teachings of our Buddhist tradition in a community of other committed practitioners. We will discuss core principles and insights important in the Buddha’s teachings, including aspects of liberation and awakening. The program includes required monthly readings and short reflective essays.

    Prerequisites: at least four years of committed insight meditation practice, 4 seven-day (or longer) silent vipassana retreats, and completion of IMC’s Eight-fold Path Program or its equivalent. 

    Participation is by selection.  To apply, go to the IMC website Programs/Yearlong programs page in July. Applications are due by August 21 and notification of acceptance will be by August 31.

    The course will be offered via Zoom; 9 am to 3:30 pm Pacific with ample time for breaks and lunch on the following Saturdays: 
    2020: September 19, October 17,  November 14,  December 12 
    2021: January 16, February 13, April 3, and May 1.

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May 9, 2021
  • May 9, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Eightfold Path Program with Tanya Wiser and others

    Year-long program studying the factors of the Eightfold Path.  Registration required to receive Zoom link and course materials.  See Yearlong Programs for details and application.

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May 23, 2021
  • May 23, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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June 19, 2021
  • June 19, 2021

    Saturday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Eightfold Path Program Final Daylong

    Year-long program studying the factors of the Eightfold Path.  Registration required to receive Zoom link and course materials.  See Yearlong Programs for details and application.

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June 27, 2021
  • June 27, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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July 25, 2021
  • July 25, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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August 14, 2021
  • August 14, 2021

    Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Sutta Study and Practice with Ying Chen, Diana Clark, David Lorey and Ying Chening Chen

    Sutta study and practice series
    with Diana Clark, Kim Allen, Ying Chen and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Aug 14      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Aug 17   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Aug 19  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Aug 21      8:30-10am PST  

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on specific themes that emerge in a collection of suttas.

    The classes include short talks, guided meditations, small-group discussions and Q&A.

    The teaching team is David Lorey, Diana Clark, Ying Chen and Kim Allen.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    More details on the specific topic for this series and a link for registration will be available closer to the beginning of the course.

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August 17, 2021
  • August 17, 2021

    Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Sutta Study and Practice with Ying Chen, Diana Clark, David Lorey and Ying Chening Chen

    Sutta study and practice series
    with Diana Clark, Kim Allen, Ying Chen and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Aug 14      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Aug 17   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Aug 19  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Aug 21      8:30-10am PST    

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on specific themes that emerge in a collection of suttas.

    The classes include short talks, guided meditations, small-group discussions and Q&A.

    The teaching team is David Lorey, Diana Clark, Ying Chen and Kim Allen.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    More details on the specific topic for this series and a link for registration will be available closer to the beginning of the course.

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August 19, 2021
  • August 19, 2021

    Thursday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Sutta Study and Practice with Ying Chen, Diana Clark, David Lorey and Ying Chening Chen

    Sutta study and practice series
    with Diana Clark, Kim Allen, Ying Chen and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Aug 14      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Aug 17   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Aug 19  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Aug 21      8:30-10am PST    

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on specific themes that emerge in a collection of suttas.

    The classes include short talks, guided meditations, small-group discussions and Q&A.

    The teaching team is David Lorey, Diana Clark, Ying Chen and Kim Allen.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    More details on the specific topic for this series and a link for registration will be available closer to the beginning of the course.

    [ Add to Calendar ]

August 21, 2021
  • August 21, 2021

    Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Sutta Study and Practice with Ying Chen, Diana Clark, David Lorey and Ying Chening Chen

    Sutta study and practice series
    with Diana Clark, Kim Allen, Ying Chen and David Lorey

    4 classes in one week:
    Sat Aug 14      8:30-10am PST
    Tues Aug 17   8:30-10am PST
    Thurs Aug 19  8:30-10am PST
    Sat Aug 21      8:30-10am PST    

    The Sati Center’s Study-and-Practice series combines explorations of the discourses from Early Buddhism with ways of applying these teachings to meditation and daily life.

    Taught by four friends who wish to share their love of studying the texts and practicing together with others, the courses focus on either individual suttas or on specific themes that emerge in a collection of suttas.

    The classes include short talks, guided meditations, small-group discussions and Q&A.

    The teaching team is David Lorey, Diana Clark, Ying Chen and Kim Allen.

    The course will be offered via Zoom and is sponsored by the Sati Center.

    More details on the specific topic for this series and a link for registration will be available closer to the beginning of the course.

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August 22, 2021
  • August 22, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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September 18, 2021
  • September 18, 2021

    Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Thanissaro Bhikkhu
September 26, 2021
  • September 26, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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October 24, 2021
  • October 24, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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November 28, 2021
  • November 28, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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December 26, 2021
  • December 26, 2021

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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January 23, 2022
  • January 23, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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February 27, 2022
  • February 27, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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March 27, 2022
  • March 27, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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April 24, 2022
  • April 24, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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May 22, 2022
  • May 22, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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June 26, 2022
  • June 26, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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July 24, 2022
  • July 24, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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August 28, 2022
  • August 28, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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September 25, 2022
  • September 25, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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October 23, 2022
  • October 23, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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November 27, 2022
  • November 27, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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December 25, 2022
  • December 25, 2022

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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January 22, 2023
  • January 22, 2023

    Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Promoting Unity: Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    Promoting Unity:   Becoming aware of and working with habits that divide us

    An 8-week facilitated book group program using Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury
    With Andrea Fella and IMC Dharma Leaders
    Jan 24 – March 21
    Registration Required: opens December 7th, closes January 11th(details below)

    The stress of division is very obvious in our country and world right now.  Much of this division is a result of deep habits that are conditioned in all of us.  These habits promote an “us vs. them” framework, a key root of division. Shakil Choudhury’s book provides a modern perspective on overcoming this framework. We will also explore Buddhist teachings and practices that support letting go of these divisive habits.

    The program will consist of large and small group meetings.  There will be eight weekly small group meetings (with about 8 people) facilitated by IMC Local Dharma Leaders, which will allow an intimate conversation about the material in the book.  Andrea Fella will facilitate three large group meetings that will explore Buddhist teachings that can support us in this work.

    As part of the eightfold path, the Buddha encouraged us to refrain from divisiveness and instead, promote unity and concord. By engaging in this work, we can bring our practice into the world to help heal painful divisions.  

    Program Structure

    3 Large group Zoom meetings: 
    Sunday, Jan 24th 1-3pm
    Sunday Feb 21st, 1-3pm
    Sunday March 21st, 1-3pm

    8 Weekly small group Zoom meetings:
    90-minute weekly meetings between January 24 and March 21.

    A variety of times will be offered.  Select one when you register.

    Registration
    Space is limited and the event requires registration  Details on how to register will be posted here before December 7th.  You will be asked to provide your email and a physical address so we can mail a copy of the book to you.  Zoom link details will be sent to your email address.

    Dana
    As with all programs at IMC, this event is offered on a donation basis. 

     


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