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Start Your Journey

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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Job Opening

Executive Director

Space Available ~ Retreat Center

Freedom and Ease of Being, December 18–22, with Pascal Auclair & Anushka Fernandopulle, for our LGBTIQ community

The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research, January 8–15, 2017, with Akincano, Chris Cullen and Karen Jaya Rudgard

2016 Retreat Center Schedule

Full 2017 Retreat Center Schedule coming in early September.

Space Available ~ Forest Refuge

2016 & 2017 Forest Refuge Schedules

Volunteer Opening

Teen Retreat Working Guest

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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