Spirit of Giving

Spirit of Giving

Beyond the inherently generous act of teaching the dhamma, dana is alive within Metta’s community. This spirit of giving is expressed in explicit and in discreet ways.  Volunteers and sangha organizers offer their energies to bring people together in practice. Metta...
2013 Teacher Gathering

2013 Teacher Gathering

Metta’s Insight Dialogue Teacher Training Program held its annual retreat and meeting May 15-22 at the Won Dharma Center in Claverack, New York, a beautiful facility supportive of practice and study. The gathering was attended by a committed and diverse group of...
From Relational Meditation to a Community of Wisdom

From Relational Meditation to a Community of Wisdom

As Westerners on a spiritual path, we are called to inquire into how to live a good and wise life. In response, we have put together individualism and contemplative ideals with Asian meditation practices and come up with this heroic me, the individual meditator out to...
This Summer: Introduction to Online Insight Dialogue

This Summer: Introduction to Online Insight Dialogue

There are a few more spots still available in this summer’s Introduction to Online Insight Dialogue: With Gary Steinberg, Mary Burns, and Antonella Commellato June 5 – July 24, 2013 The Introduction to Online Insight Dialogue is an eight-week offering which...
Awaken Together, April 2013, Volume 2

Awaken Together, April 2013, Volume 2

The latest edition of our e-newsletter is now Available Here. In this issue: Living the Teachings, by Gregory Kramer Partnering With Practice Groups Listening to Dhamma Video: Get Started in Metta’s Online Community Audio: Intimacy with Suffering and Joy Online...
Partnering With Practice Groups

Partnering With Practice Groups

METTA SUPPORTS GROUPS DEDICATED TO A PATH OF WISDOM AND COMPASSION Practicing Insight Dialogue in groups connects us and offers a community of spiritual friendship dedicated to a path of wisdom and compassion. Practicing together reminds us that we awaken, together....
Listening To Dhamma: Metta’s Audio Project

Listening To Dhamma: Metta’s Audio Project

You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. – Franz...
The Vancouver Sangha

The Vancouver Sangha

Nestled in between the mountains and the water in beautiful British Columbia, a small but spirited group meets monthly to practice Insight Dialogue. The Vancouver sangha formed in 2010 following Gregory Kramer’s retreat in Whistler, BC. Subsequently, this...
Insight Dialogue and Therapeutic Presence

Insight Dialogue and Therapeutic Presence

In this special edition of our e-newsletter Sharon Beckman-Brindley, Senior Insight Dialogue Teacher, highlights the connection between presence and the release of suffering, especially as it relates to the healing professions. You will also find a list of Metta’s...

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