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Insight Meditation and the Heart (4 days)

December 8 – 12, 2017 (Friday to Tuesday)

There may be rides available for this retreat. You can also offer a ride. Click here to view the listings.

A limited number of fellowships for Educators, Health Care Professionals and Artists are available.

The way of meditation is the way of the heart. This silent retreat, open to both new and experienced meditators, will focus on the path of the heart, and how awareness gives access to the joys and sorrows of life with ever increasing sensitivity, stability and love.

An optional daily period of yoga will be offered by Éowyn Ahlstrom.

Teachers

Narayan Liebenson

Narayan Liebenson is a guiding teacher of IMS and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, and a regular contributor to Buddhadharma magazine. Her training includes over 30 years in the Theravada tradition as well as in Chan with the late Master Sheng Yen.

Listen to one of Narayan's talks: Compassion given at IMS on August 23, 2007 – 45 minutes, 8 MB (Download, Stream)

Alexis Santos

Alexis Santos has practiced insight meditation since 2001, including several years as a Buddhist monk in Burma. A long-time student of Sayadaw U Tejaniya, he brings a practical, intuitive and compassionate approach to the development of wisdom.

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