Quote For The Week

“Having physical form, feelings, and perceptions means being touched continually by the pleasant and unpleasant things of this physical world. But we also experience suffering that does not derive from physical or biological situations. Sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief, and distress derive from our reactions to the situations we experience, not the situations themselves.”  ~ Gregory Kramer, Insight Dialogue:… Continue reading Quote For The Week

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Meeting News 9/20/21

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 9/20/21

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

If people are interested in further exploring the connection between inner and outer transformation, Sharon Salzberg’s book “Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World” would be a good choice. She provides a great introduction to the book and the work of transformation through the “Real Change” podcasts, where she talks to activists, spiritual teachers,… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Quote For The Week

Donald Rothberg

“I believe that many of us genuinely feel called to a vision of our lives in which inner and outer transformation are connected. Knowing that we don’t have to do everything, that there are many aspects to transformation, frees us to listen for a calling, for the very specific way in which we might live this… Continue reading Quote For The Week

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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

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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

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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

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