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IMCW News

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

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The Tradition of Dana

Considered priceless, these teachings have been given freely since the time of the Buddha. That 2500-year tradition is being continued to this day. The cost of retreat registration covers only room and board plus administrative overhead. None of the registration fee goes to teachers or to the retreat managers....
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About the Pearlstone Retreat Center

The Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center is a beautiful Jewish retreat center and farm nestled on 160 rural acres just outside of Baltimore, MD. We've found the staff to be warm and welcoming, the accommodations to be very comfortable and the grounds to be peaceful...
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What to Expect at a Meditation Class

Create a space in your life for regular mediation practice. Insight meditation classes are offered weekly, biweekly or monthly by over 50 IMCW teachers in D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia. IMCW welcomes people from all walks of life. The IMCW sangha (community) is about working to create a Buddhist life of belonging, safety, and generosity towards each other—it’s about having a spiritual home.