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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

Cultivating Discernment, February 3–8, with Chas DiCapua & DaRa Williams

A Path of Awakening, February 17–22, with Michael Grady, Susan O'Brien & Sara Schedler

Establishing Presence, February 24–28, with Winnie Nazarko & Anushka Fernandopulle

In the Footprint of the Buddha, March 2–7, with Marcia Rose & Winnie Nazarko

2016 & 2017 Retreat Center Schedules

Space Available ~ Forest Refuge

2016 & 2017 Forest Refuge Schedules

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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.”

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


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