All Insight Dialogue Offerings

All Insight Dialogue Offerings

ONLINE & IN-PERSON

Metta Programs offers specific relational meditation practices and teachings in support of wisdom, truth, relinquishment, and peace. Its central offering is a relational understanding of early Buddhist teachings and the innovative, structured meditation practice of Insight Dialogue.

To support practice, Metta Programs offerings are available worldwide through retreats, online offerings, and via local practice communities that are facilitated by teachers and students trained in relational Dhamma and Insight Dialogue.

 

The Dhamma Map

With Gregory Kramer

February 10 - June 2, 2019
Online with Zoom
In this 4 online talk series, we will be exploring the whole of the Buddhadhamma, its core structures, and what they teach us about the interconnectedness of all the teachings.

Teaching Presence in Relationship

With Phyllis K. Hicks and Florence Meleo-Meyer

March 30 - April 7, 2019
Barza d'Ispra (Varese), Italia
(in the vicinity of Milan, Italy)
A professional training designed to prepare instructors to teach Interpersonal Mindfulness Teaching Presence in Relationship is a training designed to prepare MBSR & MBCT instructors to teach Interpersonal Mindfulness to graduates of mindfulness-based programs. Awareness, mental stability, and calmness associated with silent meditation are developed in practice with others. Based…

Getting Meditation Off the Cushion and Into Our Lives – Save the Date

With Nicola Redfern

April 6, 2019
Sante Fe, New Mexico
Insight Dialogue is interactive meditation practice that brings together meditative awareness, the wisdom teachings of the Buddha, and the power of relationship. It has the same traditional roots as silent meditation - developing mindfulness, compassion, and insight, while investigating present moment experience. Six meditation guidelines form the core of Insight…

Awakening Together: Living Life with Love and Wisdom

With Phyllis K. Hicks and Bart van Melik

August 19 - 25, 2019
Loenen, Netherlands
Insight Dialogue is a whole life meditation practice designed to help us be awake in our everyday lives. Insight Dialogue brings together meditative awareness, the wisdom teachings of the Buddha, and the power of relationship to support insight into the nature, source, and release of human suffering. When we are…

Five Tenets of a Whole Life Path

With Gregory Kramer

October 11 - 20, 2019
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
The Buddha provided extensive and specific guidance for monastics as to how to live a life inclined towards awakening. Ethics were meticulously spelled out; how to engage with the requisites of food, lodging, robes and medicine was made clear; and community life that supported wisdom, generosity and compassion was variously…

Everyday Insight Dialogue

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Last Monday of each month at 9 - 10:30am in the UK, 8-9:30pm in Australia. Facilitated by ID Practitioners Jane Whitehead and Susan Burgoyne. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with Insight Dialogue experience[…]

Weekly Drop-in Sessions (Thursdays) – New

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Thursdays at 7:00pm-8:30pm ET Facilitated by ID Practitioner Dave Leggatt. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice. You may join a drop-in session once or every week; it's up to you. Session format includes silent practice, a contemplation…

Weekly Drop-in Sessions (Mondays)

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Mondays at 11:00am-12:15pm US EST Facilitated by ID Practitioners Sue Brown, Susie Clarion, Patricia Fontaine, and Michael Wilder Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice. You may join a drop-in session once or every week; it's up to…

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