IMS's Fall Appeal 2023

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Announcing IMS's 2023 Annual Bulletin!

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2024 Retreat Center Schedule Now Available!

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Heartfelt Wisdom—Join Pascal Auclair & Devin Berry Online December 14-19

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Announcing the Fall 2023 IMS Book Club Lineup!

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2024 Registration for the Forest Refuge Is Now Open!

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The Forest Refuge: Sustained Practice in Deep Silence–A New Video Series

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Now available: "Inside Insight"—A Film About the Founding of IMS

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New Opportunities to Work at IMS—Join Us and Spread the Word

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Funding for BIPOC and 18-32 Year Olds for Longer-Term Practice in 2023

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Funding Available for BIPOC at the Forest Refuge

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BIPOC Sangha — Every Other Monday at 6:00 pm ET

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Dharma Talks and Meditations

Talks on the practice of meditation are a vital aspect of the IMS retreat experience and help to bring alive the Buddha’s teachings of freedom. At the Retreat Center, teachers offer talks on a daily basis. At the Forest Refuge, talks usually take place twice a week.

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Your IMS Retreat—What to Expect

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The spirit of generosity guides all aspects of IMS’s vision and operations

Generosity is the first of the ten parami, or qualities of character, that the Buddha taught his students to cultivate. The practice of generosity develops lovingkindness and compassion, deepens awareness of our interconnectedness and encourages non-attachment.