Offering Mindfulness Meditation

in the context of the Buddha’s teachings

in a welcoming community

Please support our teachers and our center.

More than ever, we see how deeply interrelated we are. Supporting our sangha and our teachers through the practice of dana is an act of wisdom, compassion, and love. Thank you.

Spotlight Events and News

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Special Events

Honoring Black Lives Lost to Racial Violence

July 19 2020 at 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Online Zoom Meeting

In solidarity with Black Lives Matter, we are offering a memorial service which will replace our regularly scheduled Sunday Meditation and Dharma Talk. Our practice asks us to be present and attentive. Our attention is being called to the state of racially motivated violence and discrimination in our society and around the world today.

Please join us as we pay our respects, say their names, and awaken to the possibility of a more just society together.

Retreats and Daylongs

A Day of Mindfulness; Ancient Wisdom for Current Times

Daylong With Beth Mulligan and Nana Korantema

July 25, 2020 at 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Online Zoom Meeting

Give yourself and practitioner friends the gift of experiencing mindfulness together, primarily in silence. Our time together will be spent on practices focused on reducing the long term health effects of stress on the body and mind.

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Featured Events

Karma Cafe

Mondays @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Online Zoom Meeting

June 29:  Aging
July 13:  Aging
July 27: Sickness
August 10:  Sickness
August 24:  Death
September 7: Death

The intention of this 6 part series is to provide an opportunity for individuals to share experiences and views on the challenges of aging, sickness, and death. 

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Book Club

August 12 @6;30 – 8:30 pm

Online Zoom Meeting

Join friends and sangha members for a discussion of the monthly book selection.  We meet on the second Wednesday of every month.

The selection for August is “Epiphany: True Stories of Sudden Insight to Inspire, Encourage, and Transform”  by Elise Ballard.

Visit the Book Club website to get information on the selected book and author.

Everyone is welcome!

Newsworthy

Trust Your Struggle

Trust Your Struggle

Dear Sangha, Just before I started writing this letter I checked NYTimes.com (as I do compulsively throughout the day), and, as usual, the latest headline is more disturbing than the last: "Trump Vows to Deploy Military if Violence Continues.” What is happening here?...

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Our Sangha Continues

Our Sangha Continues

Dear Sangha Family, Warm greetings to each of you. We are so grateful at Insight Community of the Desert to be a source of refuge for many. Equally appreciated is the continuity of your individual presence in the sangha, for...

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Our center is centrally located between downtown Palm Springs and the airport.

Address:

1111 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

Building C, 2nd Floor

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Insight Community of the Desert