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6/24-7/15 Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Diana Clark

6/24-7/15 Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation with Diana Clark

4 Monday evenings, June 24 – July 15, 7:15 to 8:30pm Basic instructions in mindfulness meditation taught sequentially, starting with mindfulness of breathing, followed by mindfulness of the body, emotions, thinking, and the application of mindfulness in daily life. No pre-registration is necessary. Offered in-person and broadcast live on YouTube. The link for watching on our YouTube channel is here (If you’d like to donate to the teacher or to the center, you can visit IMC’s donation page here)

Sunday June 23—Discussing Potential IMC partnership with Hidden Villa

Sunday June 23—Discussing Potential IMC partnership with Hidden Villa

Sunday, June 23 at 11:15 In person at IMC and on Zoom with Gil Fronsdal IMC has been given the wonderful invitation to begin hosting retreats at Hidden Villa, a nature preserves and farm in the Los Altos hills. We are inspired by this possibility. Everyone is welcome to come to this meeting to help us assess if we have the resources and volunteers to accept the invitation. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83772176057?pwd=0QIc4iyiEy4OTWDHeeNWNPbhj79cj7.1      

On Zoom: Full Simplicity with Kim Allen — starts Tuesday June 25

On Zoom: Full Simplicity with Kim Allen — starts Tuesday June 25

Offered by: Kim Allen On Zoom with two supplemental meetings in-person at IMC MAIN PROGRAM: Tuesdays: June 25, July 9, July 23, Aug 6, 2024 — 6:00 – 8:00 pm Pacific time — on Zoom SUPPLEMENTAL SESSIONS: Sundays: June 30 & July 28, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Two supplemental in-person sessions at IMC Redwood City are offered for those able to come in person. These are not an official part of the program, but provide an opportunity for local participants…

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Earth Care Meeting: Coral Vision: AI for Reef Caretakers in a Century of Climate Change with Philip Heller — Saturday June 29

Earth Care Meeting: Coral Vision: AI for Reef Caretakers in a Century of Climate Change with Philip Heller — Saturday June 29

Saturday, June 29, 2024:  8:30 am – 10:00 am On Zoom with Peter Heller TOPIC: Coral Vision: Artificial Intelligence for Reef Caretakers in a Century of Climate Change Coral reefs, known as “rainforests of the ocean”, harbor rich biodiversity and support marine life. It is well known that reefs are degraded by ocean warming and acidification, which will increase through much of the 21st century. The Coral Vision project aims to improve reef health during climate change by using machine learning…

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YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Matthew Brensilver — Weekly starting Wednesday April 3

YouTube: Sitting and Dharmette with Matthew Brensilver — Weekly starting Wednesday April 3

Wednesdays 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm starting April 3, 2024 Offered by Matthew Brensilver On YouTube YouTube Livestream | IMC Website Livestream William James said the aim of all education is to make one’s nervous system an ally rather than an enemy. Given the sensitivity of our body and mind, given the changingness of all things, given imperfection — what is possible for us? The dharma path is an honest exploration of the human condition and a discovery of the…

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Individual Practice Discussions with IMC Teachers/Dharma Leaders

Individual Practice Discussions with IMC Teachers/Dharma Leaders

Several of IMC’s Dharma Leaders are offering an opportunity for an individual practice discussion each month. The sessions will provide a chance to process your sitting and daily life practice, ask questions, and be heard and supported. Please sign up for only one practice discussion per month so that everyone has an opportunity. Here is the link to sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904044ba9ad2faaf85-imcpractice Please bookmark the link so that you can sign up for a session in future months. New sessions available are posted every two months towards…

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2023 – 2024 Eightfold Path Program

2023 – 2024 Eightfold Path Program

Taught by Chris Clifford, Tanya Wiser, Liz Powell and others offered both in-person and on Zoom DATES: One Sunday a month 1:00 to 3:30 pm with a concluding daylong in June, 2024 Sundays 1:00 pm to 3:30 p.m. (Pacific); Sept 3, Oct. Nov. 5, Dec.3, Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 10, Apr 14, May 12 Concluding daylong: June 22 The Buddha’s most explicit path of practice is the Eightfold Path—a set of eight practical approaches to bring Buddhist practice into…

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Zoom: Weekly Sunday Sangha Meeting Following the Dharma Talk

Zoom: Weekly Sunday Sangha Meeting Following the Dharma Talk

Build and maintain community by connecting online with other IMC sangha members to discuss the Sunday dharma talk and share about our Buddhist practices. Please join us on Zoom each Sunday following the dharma talk at approximately 10:45 am for about 45 minutes for breakout rooms and/or large group discussions. Facilitated by Jan Messer and Barry Rothman, IMC sangha members. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84009542053?pwd=V09IOXJhOHZ2TnovMGpiK2s3V243Zz09 Meeting ID: 840 0954 2053 Passcode: Sangha One tap mobile +16699009128,,84009542053#,,,,*571074# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,84009542053#,,,,*571074# US…

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Small Group Practice Discussions with IMC Teachers/Dharma Leaders

Small Group Practice Discussions with IMC Teachers/Dharma Leaders

We are offering once-weekly opportunities to connect with IMC and other practitioners in a small group setting via Zoom. IMC teachers/Dharma Leaders will answer questions and offer supportive teachings and practices. Emphasis will be on what is arising for participants in meditation and daily life. Take advantage of the small group format (8 persons) for connecting with fellow practitioners. Listen to one another as we talk about dharma practice, feelings and experiences. Meetings are offered at different times and with…

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IMC Speaks Out Against Anti-Asian Violence

IMC Speaks Out Against Anti-Asian Violence

This statement is also available in PDF format We are heartbroken by the horrific surge in relentless, unprovoked harassment and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Since March 2020, the Stop AAPI Hate organization reports nearly 4,000 incidents of anti-Asian hate, of which nearly 44 percent occurred in California—and many more cases go unreported.  The Insight Meditation Center (IMC) and its community open our hearts to the pain of anti-Asian hate, bearing witness to the suffering and…

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