Retreats & Offerings

Retreats & Offerings

Metta Programs offers specific relational meditation practices and teachings in support of wisdom, truth, relinquishment, and peace. Its central offering is a ...

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Practicing Insight Dialogue

Practicing Insight Dialogue

Click Here For Thai Translation Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal practice and its emphasis differs from a primarily solitary practice. Insight dialogue emphasizes ...

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How to Participate

How to Participate

To participate, please join us for an Insight Dialogue retreat or other live events, which are offered year-round internationally.  Metta Programs also ...

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Retreats & Offerings

Retreats & Offerings

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Practicing Insight Dialogue

Practicing Insight Dialogue

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How to Participate

How to Participate

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Featured Retreat

A Mind at Peace: Working with Difficult Emotions

Open Lotus Dry Brush
March 27 - April 1, 2015

This Insight Dialogue retreat, developed by and for mental health professionals, offers a dynamic and practical dialogue between Buddhist psychology, mindfulness meditation, and western psychotherapy. Continue reading

5th Annual Cascadia Insight Dialogue Retreat

Samish Island Camp by Rachel
May 23 - 31, 2015

Meditating together in dialogue, we become each other’s reminder in awakening to the mind’s vast potential for awareness and freedom. This retreat welcomes both new and seasoned practitioners. It will offer step-by-step instructions in the foundational Insight Dialogue guidelines and lead us towards engaging further contemplations. To support our meditation practice, this retreat will be held in a container of noble silence with time dedicated to meditative dialogue. Continue reading

Dharma Contemplation

Dharma Contemplation

Dhamma Contemplation is a simple, contemplative practice that enables us to enter into the Buddha’s teachings. It can be practiced individually, yet as a group practice it is singularly powerful at revealing layers of meaning … Continue reading

Insight Dialogue Online Practice

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Metta Programs’ online offerings are designed to put students in-touch with a global community of practice. Our primary tools for online connection include Skype and the Community Groups section of our website.

Recent News

Announcing a Facilitator Practice Cohort

Mary and Gary December 5, 2014

Dear Friends, We would like to let you know about a new online practice opportunity with Gary Steinberg and Mary Burns. This will be a facilitation practice cohort. For the sake of clarity, this is … Continue reading

Fond Farewell to Rachel Hien

rachel October 6, 2014

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the departure of Rachel Hien, Metta Programs’ Operations Manager who shared her last day with the organization on September 26th. Rachel has moved on to a new … Continue reading