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


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


2015 Forest Refuge Schedule

Funding for people of color for longer-term practice in 2014

A Personal Retreat

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

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Space Available ~ Retreat Center

LGBTIQ Retreat, September 27, 2014 with Pascal Auclair & Anushka Fernandopulle

Part 2 of the Three-Month Retreat, October 25 – December 6, 2014 with Joseph Goldstein & Others

Living the Buddha's Teachings, December 18–23, 2014 with Annie Nugent

2014 Retreat Center Schedule

Full 2015 Retreat Center Schedule coming early September 2014

Space Available ~ Forest Refuge

2014 & 2015 Teaching Schedules

Job Openings

Retreat Support Program

Buddhist Studies

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

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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.”

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