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

Pause: The gift of kindness in everyday life

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September 27 - 28, 2014

Insight Dialogue brings the mindfulness and tranquility of traditional silent meditation practice into our interactions with others. “Pause” is the first of the six guidelines in this radical practice. Practicing “pause” offers the choice and … Continue reading

A Mind at Peace: Working with Difficult Emotions

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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

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

The Business of Metta on a Whole Life Path

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An update from the Guiding Sangha I volunteered, or rather “was volunteered” in an air of friendly wholesome support, to offer an article on our Guiding Sangha (GS) face-to-face meeting that took place in Seattle, … Continue reading

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