Awakening hearts and minds through direct experience of the Buddhist path.


The Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) is a spiritual community teaching and practicing Insight/Vipassana meditation.

Since 1998 IMCW has grown from a small group gathered around Tara Brach in Bethesda, Maryland, to a large and thriving community of teachers sponsoring an extensive program of classes, retreats and special events throughout the Washington, DC metro area and a virtual community spanning the globe.

Residential Retreats

Workshops and Daylongs

Our Affiliate Teachers

Class Series