Seattle Insight Meditation Society is a welcoming community devoted to offering the Buddha's teachings on wisdom and compassion to all those who seek them. SIMS encourages an ongoing investigation of our lives for the liberation of all beings and the stewardship of the planet.
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Introductory Meditation Class Starts January 14

Tim GeilTim Geil will be leading this six-week class series on Monday evenings from January 14 through February 18 with a Day of Mindfulness on Saturday,February 23. Insight meditation also known as mindfulness or vipassana meditation comes from the Buddhist tradition. It aims to free the mind from the distortions of self-centeredness, negativity, and confusion. Seeing life as a constantly changing process, one begins to accept pleasure and pain, fear and joy, and all aspects of life with increasing balance and equanimity. This balanced awareness, grounded in the present moment, leads to stillness and a growing understanding of the nature of life. Out of this seeing emerges wisdom and compassion.

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Wise Concentration

Keri Pederson Dec 4, 2018

Dharma talks with our teachers Dharma talks with our teachers

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