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New Year…New Moment, a week of mindfulness practice

January 1, 2017


January 1 – 8, 2017 jumpstart your New Year’s intentions for more ease and less stress with a week’s worth of practice opportunities with ICD teachers Larry Yang, Cheryl Slean, and Ian Challis.

Starting Sunday, January 1, Larry, Cheryl and Ian will offer daily evening sits and teachings, capped by a full day of mindfulness on January 7, and ending with our regular Sunday sit on the 8th. Come join us to deepen your practice in a non-residential retreat, right here in our home community!

Come for any or all of these events:

  • Sunday, Jan. 1, 4:30-6:00 pm (regular meeting)
  • Monday, Jan. 2, 6:30-8:30 pm (sit and teachings)
  • Tuesday, Jan. 3, 6:30-8:30 pm (sit and teachings)
  • Wednesday, Jan. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm (sit and teachings)
  • Thursday, Jan. 5, 6:30-8:30 pm (sit and teachings)
  • Friday, Jan. 6, 6:30-8:30 pm (sit and teachings)
  • Saturday, Jan. 7, 10:00am – 3:00 pm DAYLONG Retreat
  • Sunday, Jan. 8, 4:30-6:00 pm (regular meeting)

Registration only needed for the Daylong:
Daylong Registration

Sunday events: donation
Monday to Friday evenings: $20 suggested donation
Saturday Daylong: $35 suggested donation

All ICD events are offered on a donation basis,
with no one turned away for lack of funds.



January 1, 2017
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Insight Meditation in the Desert


Insight Community of the Desert is a Buddhist Center in the Vipassana tradition serving Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. We welcome you to our weekly meditation group and programs.

Mindfulness and Insight meditation lead to an open, joyful heart through the release of stress and suffering.

We offer programs for beginning and experienced meditators, meditation classes, daylong retreats, and weekly sitting groups. Whether you’re an experienced practitioner or you want to try meditation for the first time, please join us at one of our meetings or events.

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