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The Art of Mindful Living: Insight Meditation Retreat (5 days)

February 14 – 19, 2014 (Friday to Wednesday)

Registration for this retreat is closed

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

This retreat is full with a waitlist. To be added to the list, submit a registration and deposit.

All scholarship funds have been awarded.

The core of insight meditation is the practice of mindfulness, that quality of awareness that sees without judgment. Silent sitting and walking meditation, the first steps in formal practice, become the foundation and continuous inspiration for meeting all aspects of life with a greater openness and willingness to learn. The ordinary activities of retreat life become a part of the practice because the challenges they offer help us develop the art of mindful living.

This retreat is suitable for both beginning and experienced meditators. The teachers will be assisted by Sara Schedler.


Larry Rosenberg

Larry Rosenberg studied with J. Krishnamurti and practiced Zen for ten years before coming to vipassana meditation. The founding teacher of Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, his latest book is Three Steps to Awakening: The Practice of Bringing Mindfulness to Life.

Listen to one of Larry's talks: Dogen's Instructions to the Cook - Part 1 given at IMS on July 10, 2010 – 47 minutes, 32.6 MB (Download, Stream)

Michael Grady

Michael Grady has practiced insight meditation since 1973. He also trained with the late Master Sheng Yen in the Chan tradition which emphasizes that each moment of your life is a practice opportunity. He is currently a guiding teacher at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center.

Listen to one of Michael's talks: Not Self: We Are Included in Nature given at IMS on August 25, 2009 – 52 minutes, 35.3 MB (Download, Stream)

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