Living the Buddha's Teachings: #5 Annie Nugent - Instructions, Sit, Q&A

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Annie Nugent

Annie Nugent has been practicing since 1979 and was resident teacher at IMS from 1999 to 2003.  Since that time she  been teaching in America, including the annual 3 month retreat  and at The Forest Refuge.  Her ...

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A wellspring of joy arises when we realize the scope of the Buddha's teachings and their impact on our relationships and activities. This retreat is an invitation to explore the core teaching of mindfulness and how it supports the cultivation of wisdom and compassion. With practice, we come to interact with our world with an ease of mind and understanding, especially amidst the fullness and vibrancy of everyday life.

The course format will include meditation instruction and guidance, silent sitting and walking meditation periods, as well as talks about the Buddha's teachings.

Open to all: Beginner and Experienced Meditators alike.

A note on dana (generosity)
Most IMS teachers—like insight teachers around the world—rely on the generosity of students for their livelihood, and receive no compensation from course fees. All IMS online teachers receive a modest dana advance from IMS to guarantee a minimum level of financial support. (Click here to learn more about the dana practice.)

Daily Schedule (**listed times are in EDT time zone)
Tuesday, June 9th
  • 10-11am: Opening talk + Sit (Annie)
  • 1-1:45pm: Instructions + Sit (Deborah)
  • 4-5pm: Dharma Talk (Devin)
  • 7-7:45pm: Sit + Lovingkindness Reflection (Annie)

Wednesday, June 10th
  • 10-11am: Instructions + Sit | Q&A (Annie)
  • 1-1:45pm: Sit + Reflection (Devin)
  • 4-5pm: Dharma Talk (Deborah)
  • 7-7:45pm: Sit + Lovingkindness Reflection (Devin)

Thursday, June 11th
  • 10-11am: Instructions + Sit | Q&A (Devin)
  • 1-1:45pm: Sit + Reflection (Deborah)
  • 4-5pm: Dharma Talk (Annie)
  • 7-7:45pm:  Sit + Lovingkindness Reflection (Deborah)

Friday, June 12th
  • 10-11am: Instructions + Sit | Q&A (Annie)
  • 1-1:45pm: Sit + Reflection (Devin)
  • 4-5pm: Dharma Talk (Deborah)
  • 7-7:45pm: Sit + Lovingkindness Reflection (Devin)

Saturday, June 13th
  • 10-11am: Closing | Talk, Q&A, Metta (Annie)

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Cost is sliding scale and scholarships are available. Registration fees support the Insight Meditation Society’s work online and at our physical retreat centers in Barre, MA.