Evening talk – March 28
Weekend retreat – March 29 & 30
both are now FULL
Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice that brings the mindfulness and tranquility of traditional silent meditation into our experience with others. Resting on the foundation of traditional Buddhist teachings, this practice offers a way to integrate our dedication to a of wisdom and compassion with our relational lives. Every human encounter can be recognized as a potential contribution to further awakening. Relationship can turn from a place of great confusion to a source of support for insight and deep care.
Discover how our capacity for inquiry deepens when we meditate together in dialogue. It is here we taste the energy and joy born at the intersection of interpersonal meditation and deep silence. Previous meditation experience is recommended, but not required. This retreat is held in Noble Silence and will include: – Periods of sitting and walking meditation – Insight Dialogue meditation practice – Group discussion
About the Teacher
Gregory Kramer, Guiding Teacher of Metta Programs, developed the practice of Insight Dialogue and has been teaching it since 1995, offering retreats in North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He has studied with esteemed teachers, including Anagarika Dhammadina, Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thero, Achan Sobin Namto, and Ven. Punnaji Maha Thero. Gregory is the author of : Insight Dialogue: The Interpersonal Path to Freedom (Shambhala), Seeding the Heart: Practicing Lovingkindness with Children, Meditating Together, Speaking from Silence: the Practice of Insight Dialogue, and Dharma Contemplation: Meditating Together with Wisdom Texts.