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Mindfulness, Kindness and Discovery: Insight Meditation Retreat (7 days)

May 3 – 10, 2015 (Sunday to Sunday)

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All aspects of our lives hold the potential for deep learning and liberating wisdom. This silent retreat, suitable for both new and experienced meditators, will support the process of awakening by encouraging continuity of awareness and open-hearted exploration of all that arises throughout the day. Emphasis will be on developing a wise and compassionate attitude in mindfulness practice, as well as nurturing a spirit of inquiry.

Teachers

Michael Grady

Michael Grady has been a guiding teacher for more than 20 years at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. He has practiced insight meditation since 1974 and also trained with the late Master Sheng Yen. He encourages including all of life as an opportunity for awakening.

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)

Susan O'Brien

Susan O'Brien has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1980 and has studied with a variety of Western and Asian teachers. She began teaching in 1996 and coordinates the Insight Meditation correspondence course.

Listen to one of Susan's talks: Refuge given at IMS on July 13, 2010 – 51 minutes, 35.1 MB (Download, Stream)

Assistants

Sara Schedler

Sara Schedler has practiced insight meditation for 15 years, and has undergone long-term training in both Asia and the West. She has taught at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center for the past two years.

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