This blog contains announcements, insights and articles from the Insight Meditation Community of Washington

Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump: A Letter from the Washington National Cathedral

The Insight Meditation Community of Washington’s vision is that all living beings realize the freedom of their true nature and that our world be filled with the growing expression of love, compassion, wisdom and peace. We stand with the Washington National Cathedral and its recent letter: Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump. We urge you to read and reflect upon it...

A Collective-Awakening Vision for “IMCW 2.0"

What is the future of IMCW? Where are we headed over the next 5 to 10 years? How can we best support each other in our ultimate goal of collective awakening? How do we truly become more diverse, equitable, and inclusive? What does it mean to belong to and contribute to IMCW? How do we need to evolve as the Dharma and similar teachings and practices evolve and mature? How is the teacher role changing...

New England Family Dharma Retreat in the Berkshire Mountains

We are pleased to announce that the IMCW Family Program teachers -- Ofosu, Jen, and Fred – will be leading a New England Family Dharma Retreat in the Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts, July 19-23, at the beautiful Eastover Estate & Eco-Village.  Activities will include skits, games, songs, art, mindful movement, nature activities, a campfire, meditation, and dharma talks. During free time, optional activities include swimming, mindful sports, drumming, nature activities, Qi Gong, and parent workshops....