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  • Nepal Disaster Relief

    Editor posted on May 01 2015
    Nepal Disaster Relief

    We at IMCW are holding the people of Nepal in our hearts and our prayers following last week's devastating earthquake, in which over 6,000 people died and innumerable others have been injured and left homeless.

    The New York Times has published an article that may interest you and includes links to a number of respected groups that are responding to the tragedy by helping provide food, water, shelter and medical aid....

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  • Earth Day, April 2015

    Editor posted on Apr 17 2015
    Earth Day, April 2015

    Earth Day links to videos from Wednesdays Bethesda class: a TED talk by Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard on altruism and it's potential to help the current climate cris, and a trailer for the new video, "Planetary". Links are provided to those and the trailer to the new video, "Wisdom to Survive: Climate, Capitalism and Community"...

    Also, join One Earth Sangha's new EcoSattva training...

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  • New Website Calendar and Registration

    Editor posted on Apr 04 2015
    New Website Calendar and Registration

    IMCW is proud to announce a new website calendar and registration. You'll be happy to find it easier to find and register for your favorite events.  And best of all, the whole website is now mobile- and tablet-friendly.

    No log-ins!!  When you go to register for an event you'll find a streamlined registration process with no log in or passwords. It's also easier to find your events...

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  • BuddhaFest June 11-14: Matthieu Ricard, Tara Brach, Sharon Salzberg & Bhikkhu Bodhi

    Editor posted on Mar 30 2015
    BuddhaFest June 11-14: Matthieu Ricard, Tara Brach, Sharon Salzberg & Bhikkhu Bodhi

    The 6th annual BuddhaFest will be held in Arlington, VA on June 11-14, featuring four days of films, talks, meditation and music inspired by the principles of mindfulness and compassion.

    This year's speakers include New York Knicks mindfulness trainer George Mumford, The Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek, New York Times writer David Gelles, 30-year Thich Nhat Hanh student...

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  • Yearlong Intensive: Bringing Mindfulness to Life

    Editor posted on Feb 26 2015
    Yearlong Intensive: Bringing Mindfulness to Life

    September 2015-May 2016

    Imagine if mindfulness was a way of life, instead of a class...

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-16 class of Bringing Mindfulness to Life. The course offers monthly meetings, three daylong retreats, a weekend residential retreat, small group work and regular one-on-one meeting with teachers. The dynamic curriculum includes dharma study, structured journaling exercises designed specifically for this class, and yoga....

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  • Incorporating Mindfulness into Family Life

    posted on Feb 19 2015
    Incorporating Mindfulness into Family Life
    On February 22 at the Arlington children and family class, IMCW will be holding a focus group to learn more about how you incorporate mindfulness into your family life. The teachers of the IMCW Family Program have partnered with researchers at Catholic University, who are conducting a study to learn... Read more
  • Class cancellations: Weather

    posted on Feb 16 2015
    Class cancellations: Weather
    Due to inclement weather this week, classes may be canceled. As long as the teachers and staff have electricity we will be posting class cancellations as they are needed. Please check the class page on the website before you leave for class. And please, stay safe if the roads look risky.  We... Read more
  • Introduction to Meditation Series with Tara Brach

    Editor posted on Feb 02 2015
    Introduction to Meditation Series with Tara Brach

    On February 11 and 18, IMCW invites you to join founding teacher Tara Brach for a new 2-part "Introduction to Meditation" series. This series is designed for new practioners & those with “beginner’s mind” who want to refresh and deepen their practice. The classes will be held during the Wednesday night class in Bethesda, MD.

    The first class of this series will explore the attitude we bring to meditation that makes it rewarding, and the training that helps us in "coming back" from thoughts. The second class will guide us in "being here"...

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  • Job Opening: Executive Director, New York Insight Meditation Center

    Editor posted on Feb 01 2015
    Job Opening: Executive Director, New York Insight Meditation Center

    New York Insight Meditation Center seeks an executive director. The executive director reports to the board of directors, works in collaboration with the guiding teacher and the board, and directs the deputy director, volunteers and consultants to ensure that the organization continually realizes its mission and vision.

    This is a full-time paid position starting mid May 2015. Read more
  • A Year of Living Mindfully 2015

    Jonathan Foust posted on Jan 15 2015
    A Year of Living Mindfully 2015
    A 12-Month Inquiry into the Nature of Awakened Heart and Mind  There is a theory that goes like this:  Think of your five best friends.  Think of how much money they make.  Average their income. It’s probably your income. When I first heard thi... Read more
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