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Lyndal Johnson

Lyndal Johnson has been practicing Vipassana since 1995, when she was introduced to these teachings at a 9-day retreat. She completed Spirit Rock’s Dedicated Practitioners’ Program in the spring of 2007, and more recently completed the Touching the Earth program with Steve Armstrong and Kamala Masters, which integrates the meditation teachings of the Burmese masters, Mahasi Sayadaw and Saydaw U Tejaniya. She has been involved with the SIMS sangha as a board member, a kalyana mitta group facilitator, and as registrar for SIMS nonresidential retreats. She is currently retired, after a working for over 30 years as an aquatic toxicologist for NOAA Fisheries.

 

If you would like to schedule a an individual practice meeting with Lyndal, click here to send a request via e-mail. To learn more about practice meetings, please visit our Individual Practice Meeting page for more information.

 

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Weekly Thursday Guided Meditation

Online 4001 9th Ave NE, Seattle, 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, most events at SIMS are …

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Weekly Sunday Morning Sit & Dharma Talk

Online 4001 9th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

The Oxherding Pictures This year we’ll be reflecting on our Vipassana practice using the 10 Oxherding Pictures from the Zen tradition. Special Note:  Most events at SIMS are meeting remotely via Zoom software. Current event status and meeting links are on the Online Events page. This Sunday morning Sit and Dharma talk meets online only. Dana for …

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Buddhist Essentials – Four Foundations of Mindfulness

Online 4001 9th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

In this evening’s class, we will explore the four foundations of mindfulness - the body, feeling tones, mental states, and dhammas.  Mindful examination of these foundations reveals the true nature of phenomena, leading to clear seeing and full awakening.  In the satipatthana sutta this is described as the direct path to liberation. Special Note: Until …

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Buddhist Essentials – The Seven Factors of Awakening

Online 4001 9th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Through discussion and practical exercises of the Seven Factors of Awakening, we will explore how awareness of these mind states helps us to let go of unwholesome tendencies and to cultivate wholesome ones, in both formal practice and our daily lives. Special Note: Until further notice, all events at SIMS are either paused or will …

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