Meeting News

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. The Zoom links for those meetings can be found on the Events Calendar and you will also find more detailed information below. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. In addition to our… Continue reading Meeting News

Quote For The Week

Donald Rothberg

“Following the principle of non attachment to outcome seems to present us with a radical spiritual paradox whenever we act in the world, whether as a meditator, parent, teacher, or activist: How can we act decisively, energetically, passionately, wisely, and compassionately while giving up our attachment to the results of our actions?”  ~ Donald Rothberg, The Engaged… Continue reading Quote For The Week

Beginning Meditation Classes

Our Beginning Meditation classes are presented in a four-part series, and will be conducted online via zoom. The classes are intended to work together to provide an introduction to meditation or serve as a useful “touchstone” for more experienced practitioners. You are welcome to attend any or all of the classes. Each class can be… Continue reading Beginning Meditation Classes

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Seattle Insight Meditation Society Fundraising Events

Seattle Insight Meditation Society is hosting two upcoming fundraising events that will support the establishment of a permanent meditation hall and other facilities. These events are opportunities to engage with the Dharma and to support a local meditation center.Sharon Salzberg will present an online talk about meditation on Saturday, August 28 from 5:00-6:30. She is… Continue reading Seattle Insight Meditation Society Fundraising Events

Upcoming Retreat WithTim Geil

Tim Geil will host an online retreat on Sept 25, 2021 from 9:30-3:30. Tim Geil is one of the guiding meditation teachers at Seattle Insight Meditation Society. It will be an online retreat with seated meditation, walking meditation, Qigong, and a dharma talk. Registration is required to attend the retreat. The topic for the retreat… Continue reading Upcoming Retreat WithTim Geil

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Meeting News

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. The Zoom links for those meetings can be found on the Events Calendar and you will also find more detailed information below. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. In addition to our… Continue reading Meeting News

Updated Resources For Meditation And Support

If you don’t have either of the books recommended above, here are a couple of good sources on equanimity available online.Shaila Catherine has a good description of equanimity and some suggestions on how to practice it that you can find here: Equanimity: Our Greatest Friend The following article on equanimity by Gary Gach was written… Continue reading Updated Resources For Meditation And Support

Quote For The Week

Donald Rothberg

“The term upekkha [usually translated as equanimity] literally means ‘balance.’ Equanimity can be understood as evenmindedness, the ability to be present as fully as possible with all experiences – whether we are focused primarily on our internal world or on the external world – with an open heart and clear seeing, without reactivity.”  ~ Donald Rothberg, The Engaged… Continue reading Quote For The Week

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