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Steve Wilhelm

Steve Wilhelm has been meditating since 1968, and engaged in Buddhist practice since 1987. He has studied and practiced in the Tibetan and Vipassana traditions, including extended retreats in both, although his practice is now primarily Vipassana. Steve has facilitated Eastside Insight Meditation since 2000, and serves on the board of the Tibetan Nuns Project. He retired in mid-2016 from a 34-year career as a journalist, and currently edits Northwest Dharma News and recently finished editing a fourth Dharma book. In 2017 Steve graduated from the fifth Community Dharma Leaders program, offered through Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He lives in Kirkland with his wife Ellen.

 

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Eastside Insight Meditation Group

Online Zoom Call, WA

Eastside Insight Meditation sits on 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. Led by Steve Wilhelm, we meditate together and explore the teachings of the Buddha, based on the suttas and the Dharma of wise Theravada teachers. The group is warm and supportive, with an emphasis on communication. Special Note: Until further notice, all SIMS …

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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

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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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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Eastside Insight Meditation Group

Online Zoom Call, WA

Eastside Insight Meditation sits on 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. Led by Steve Wilhelm, we meditate together and explore the teachings of the Buddha, based on the suttas and the Dharma of wise Theravada teachers. The group is warm and supportive, with an emphasis on communication. Special Note: Until further notice, all SIMS …

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Eastside Insight Meditation Group

Online Zoom Call, WA

Eastside Insight Meditation sits on 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m. Led by Steve Wilhelm, we meditate together and explore the teachings of the Buddha, based on the suttas and the Dharma of wise Theravada teachers. The group is warm and supportive, with an emphasis on communication. Special Note: Until further notice, all SIMS …

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