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Letter from the Board President December 2020

Letter from the Board President December 2020

Dear Friends, The Insight Community of the Desert Board of Directors and I are deeply grateful for the resilience of the sangha and our teachers when COVID upended our lives. In the transition from in-person gatherings to Zoom programming, we discovered new ways of...

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New Years 5-Night Silent Virtual Retreat

New Years 5-Night Silent Virtual Retreat

January 2 – 7, 2021 Join us for 5 days of silence and meditation. We invite you to begin the year by dropping into stillness and silence from the comfort and safety of your own home.

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Virtual Art Show:  Creating in Place

Virtual Art Show: Creating in Place

There is a perpetual, unifying drive to do what artists have done throughout history. During famines and floods, protests and viruses, artists continue to create. The need to express our observations of the world is vital.

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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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