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A meditation retreat gives us tools for greater tranquility, wisdom and compassion.


Sustain Your Practice

Explore, discover, learn – bring mindfulness and lovingkindness into daily life.

A Personal Retreat

Our Forest Refuge supports the practice of more experienced meditators, strengthening self-reliance and faith.

Insight Meditation Society

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Space Available ~ Retreat Center

Joy on the Path: Insight Meditation Retreat, January 9–14, 2016 with Pascal Auclair & Lila Kate Wheeler

The Wisdom of Equanimity: Insight Meditation Retreat, February 5–10, 2016 with Lila Kate Wheeler & Winnie Nazarko

The Way of Wisdom: Insight Meditation Weekend, February 12–15, 2016 with Alexis Santos & Jaya Karen Rudgard

Full Retreat Center Schedule

Space Available ~ Forest Refuge

August 2015 onward

Work Retreat for November

Full 2015 & 2016 Forest Refuge Schedules

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Facilities Manager

Buddhist Studies

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

New to Meditation?

What exactly do we teach at IMS? Primarily, we offer instruction and guidance in insight and lovingkindness meditations – practices that help bring genuine happiness to our lives.

"This retreat was needed and the timing was perfect. I gained the insight and the assistance I need to make a difference in my life.”

"I felt safe and cared for and had a remarkable retreat experience."


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