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Introductory Meditation Class – Eastside

Online Zoom Call, WA

About Insight Meditation 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 …

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$0 – $120.00

Introductory Meditation Class Series

Online Zoom Call, WA

About Insight Meditation 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 …

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$0 – $120

Buddhist Essentials – The Brahma Viharas

Online Zoom Call, WA

Buddhist Essentials page The Brahma Viharas – How do we cultivate energies that encourage our capacity for caring and compassion toward ourselves and others?  In this class we will explore developing in our daily lives the brahma viharas, also called the four immeasurables:  loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity. This class is part of …

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Becoming the Mystery We Are

Online Zoom Call, WA

Are we ready to move beyond our known perceptions? How do our current practices sustain our beliefs about the world and ourselves? What holds us back is our investment in the known shape and certainty of the world, while the gateway to transcendence is through the recognition of the unfathomable mystery we forever are. Through …

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$0 – $120.00

Weekly Monday Guided Meditation

Online Zoom Call, WA

To help people stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, SIMS is offering weekly morning and afternoon drop-in sits on Zoom that are suitable for both beginning and experienced practitioners. The sits typically include meditation, check ins, Q&A and discussions. Check the calendar for other Zoom sits. We welcome you to join us. Special Note: Until further notice, all events at SIMS are …

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Weekly Wednesday Dharma & Recovery Sit

Online Zoom Call, WA

To help people stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, SIMS is offering weekly morning and afternoon drop-in sits on Zoom that are suitable for both beginning and experienced practitioners. The sits typically include meditation, check ins, Q&A and discussions. Check the calendar for other Zoom sits. We welcome you to join us. Special Note: Until further notice, all events at SIMS are either paused …

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Buddhist Essentials – The Five Aggregates

Online Zoom Call, WA

Special Note: Until further notice, all events at SIMS are either paused or will meet remotely via Zoom software. Current event status and links are on the Online Events page. Buddhist Essentials page The Five Aggregates (form, feelings, perceptions, mental formations, and consciousness) show how we create an illusory sense of self moment by moment.  By examining them …

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Day of Mindfulness

Online Zoom Call, WA

We invite you to join SIMS co-guiding teacher Tim Geil along with Steve Wilhelm and members of the graduating Introductory Meditation Class in a day of sitting and walking meditation in the Vipassana tradition on Saturday, February 20th from 9 am to 4:30 pm. This event, to which all interested meditation practitioners are welcome, will …

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$0 – $30.00

Day of Mindfulness – The Brahma Viharas

Online Zoom Call, WA

How do we cultivate energies that encourage our capacity for caring and compassion toward ourselves and others? In this daylong retreat we will consider the brahma viharas of loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity and explore practices for developing these qualities in our daily lives. This daylong retreat will include sitting and walking meditation, …

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$0 – $30.00

Buddhist Essentials – The Three Characteristics

Online Zoom Call, WA

The Three Characteristics are the three aspects that pervade all of conditioned phenomena: anicca, dukkha, and anatta.  When we begin to see these attributes in all of experience, wisdom arises that enables us to let go of clinging. Special Note: Until further notice, all events at SIMS are either paused or will meet remotely via …

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