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Meditation and Dharma Talk with Mary Stancavage (Hybrid)

July 31 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This hybrid Sunday Meditation and Dharma Talk will be held simultaneously in-person and live online from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Insight Community of the Desert will once again be able to experience the gifts of sangha through in-person practice and teaching. Upcoming in-person events will be held at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Desert in Rancho Mirage.

We will meet every Sunday at our previous time slot of 4:30 p.m. We will meet both online and in person. Join us whichever way you feel most comfortable. Everyone is welcome.

There will be time for meditation, a dharma (teaching) talk by one of our regular or guest teachers, and time for your comments and questions.

About the Teacher: Mary Stancavage

Covid-19 Protocol

The UU church in Rancho Mirage is graciously offering use of their space for this event — and asks the following:

  1. Proof of vaccinations is REQUIRED. You must show either a physical card, a photocopy or a digital vaccine record. You can obtain a digital vaccine record at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/
  2. Masks ARE REQUIRED.
  3. Arrive early to show proof of vaccination. We will keep a list from week to week so that you only have to show proof once.


Cost: Donation basis. There is no charge to attend the Sunday Meditation and Dharma Talk. Please consider making a donation to support our teachers and our use of UUCODs space. You can make a donation at desertinsight.org or via the in-person dana basket. Our center and teachers are supported by your generosity. Please give from your ability and heart.

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July 31
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Unitarian Universalist Church of the Desert
72425 Via Vail
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 United States


Board of Directors
(888) 280 6777

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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