Announcing Our Annual Bulletin!

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A Supportive Refuge for Cultivating Tranquility, Wisdom and Compassion

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Reserving Retreat Spaces for People of Color

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Registration for 2020 Retreat Center Courses Now Open!

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Funding Available for People of Color and 18-32 Year Olds in 2020

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Announcing – IMS Urban Retreats

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A Deeper Dive: Bill & Susan Morgan's 4-Year Silent Retreat at the Forest Refuge

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Our Schedules

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Your Retreat – What to Expect

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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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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.