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 ...

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 ...

Giving

Giving

Giving to Metta Programs and Teachers Dana (pronounced “dah-na”) is a Pali word meaning generosity, and is a Buddhist tradition in which there is ...

Retreats & Offerings

Retreats & Offerings

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Practicing Insight Dialogue

Practicing Insight Dialogue

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Giving

Giving

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Featured Programs

Introduction to Online Insight Dialogue

Stone Path by Jennifer Dunbabin
May 18 - July 6, 2016

The Introduction to Online Insight Dialogue is an eight-week offering which covers the Insight Dialogue guidelines using Dhamma teachings as a contemplative frame. The program focuses on the core elements of Relational Dhamma practiced in an online … Continue reading

6th Annual Cascadia Insight Dialogue Retreat

Samish Island Camp by Rachel
May 21 - 28, 2016

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

Relational Dharma Practices


Insight Dialogue

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Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice. It brings the mindfulness and tranquility of silent meditation directly into our experience with other people. As humans, we are relational beings; as we begin to wake up, … 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

Recent News


Receiving Dana: Teachers’ Perspectives

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In October, the Insight Dialogue teaching community gathered for their annual retreat and meeting at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts. For the first time, the retreat was offered at no expense to … Continue reading

Thank You!

2015 TT Fundraiser Logo May 5, 2015

This year we invited you to offer direct financial support to our teachers by contributing to the room, board, and program costs of their annual retreat. Our goal was to raise $7,640 by April 30th, … Continue reading