Retreats & Programs

Retreats & Programs

Metta Programs teachings support a life that is balanced, wakeful and compassionate. Its central offering is Insight Dialogue, an innovative, structured meditation ...

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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 & Programs

Retreats & Programs

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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

Insight Dialogue and the Path of Peace

Southern Dharma
July 11 - 16, 2014

In this meditation retreat, we will practice both silent meditation and Insight Dialogue meditation, allowing our hearts and minds to open unconditionally to our life experience just as it is. We will speak and listen … Continue reading

Insight Dialogue – The Interpersonal Path to Freedom.

Two Flowers - Seed of Duality.  Courtesy of  Jen Dunbabin.
August 15 - 17, 2014

On this 3 day non-residential retreat we will investigate the Buddha’s teaching on how interpersonal stress manifests and how we can be more free and at ease with others. So much of our suffering is … 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

Awaken Together, June 2014, Vol. 4

Sukhothai June 12, 2014

The latest edition of our e-newsletter is now Available Here. IN THIS ISSUE: Austerity, Relationship, and Purification by Gregory Kramer Deep Change and Renewal: Meeting Metta’s Guiding Sangha and Teachers Council by Gregory Kramer Reflections from … Continue reading

Deep Change and Renewal: Meeting Metta’s Guiding Sangha and Teachers Council

May 22, 2014

There are positive changes unfolding at Metta, replete with the pangs of transformation and the sense of potential. I recently returned from two meetings concerned with the essentials of Metta’s functioning, and I came away … Continue reading