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Heart of Freedom Mindfulness Meditation at Portland Insight Meditation Community provides instruction and support for the cultivation loving presence or non judgmental present moment awareness. This group is for anyone interested in learning how to mindfully meditate, or deepen practice, in a supportive and comfortable setting. It is open to beginning and advanced students alike. The evening includes guided and silent sitting in the practice that leads to insight or Vipassana mind. The focus of Doug's teaching is on the cultivation of compassion, loving-kindness and wisdom through the practice of being fully present for the ever changing joys and sorrows of life. In addition to traditional mindfulness meditation, this evening includes a talk on topics related to mindfulness meditation. There is also an opportunity for informal discussion and for questions related to practice. The discussion is in a small group setting. The group meets in the living room behind the main meditation hall. Enter through the door on the 66th Street side of the building.

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The Heart of Freedom Insight Meditation Group

Portland Insight Meditation

Heart of Freedom is a community of awakening that provides instruction and support for the cultivation of loving presence or non judgmental present moment awareness. This group is for anyone interested in learning mindfulness meditation, getting support for ongoing practice, or deepen practice. We warmly welcome both beginning and more advanced meditators. The evening includes guided and silent sitting in the practice that leads to insight or Vipassana mind. The focus of Doug's teaching is on the cultivation of compassion, loving-kindness and wisdom through the practice of being fully present for the ever changing joys and sorrows of life. In addition to traditional mindfulness meditation, this evening includes a talk on topics related to mindfulness meditation. There is also an opportunity for informal discussion and for questions related to practice. The discussion is in a small group setting. We have a blessing circle once a month on the third Thursday to comfort and support those experiencing loss, grief, illness or any of the "10,000 sorrows" of this life. This will start with the regular 7:00 pm tea, 7:30 pm sit and 20 minute dharma talk on loving kindness practice. Location: We are meeting online during the COVID-19 virus shutdown. You can join us via Zoom Meeting Here: https://zoom.us/j/676631178 These meetings are password protected. Please message Douglas for the password. We will not be meeting at PIMC. Cost: Donation basis (suggested $10 to $15). Everyone welcome regardless of ability to donate. VIRTUAL DANA BOWL - Heart of Freedom https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=M34TkR Schedule: 7:15:- 900 PM Thursdays

The Heart of Freedom Insight Meditation Group

Portland Insight Meditation

Heart of Freedom is a community of awakening that provides instruction and support for the cultivation of loving presence or non judgmental present moment awareness. This group is for anyone interested in learning mindfulness meditation, getting support for ongoing practice, or deepen practice. We warmly welcome both beginning and more advanced meditators. The evening includes guided and silent sitting in the practice that leads to insight or Vipassana mind. The focus of Doug's teaching is on the cultivation of compassion, loving-kindness and wisdom through the practice of being fully present for the ever changing joys and sorrows of life. In addition to traditional mindfulness meditation, this evening includes a talk on topics related to mindfulness meditation. There is also an opportunity for informal discussion and for questions related to practice. The discussion is in a small group setting. We have a blessing circle once a month on the third Thursday to comfort and support those experiencing loss, grief, illness or any of the "10,000 sorrows" of this life. This will start with the regular 7:00 pm tea, 7:30 pm sit and 20 minute dharma talk on loving kindness practice. Location: We are meeting online during the COVID-19 virus shutdown. You can join us via Zoom Meeting Here: https://zoom.us/j/676631178 These meetings are password protected. Please message Douglas for the password. We will not be meeting at PIMC. Cost: Donation basis (suggested $10 to $15). Everyone welcome regardless of ability to donate. VIRTUAL DANA BOWL - Heart of Freedom https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=M34TkR Schedule: 7:15:- 900 PM Thursdays

The Heart of Freedom Insight Meditation Group

Portland Insight Meditation

Heart of Freedom is a community of awakening that provides instruction and support for the cultivation of loving presence or non judgmental present moment awareness. This group is for anyone interested in learning mindfulness meditation, getting support for ongoing practice, or deepen practice. We warmly welcome both beginning and more advanced meditators. The evening includes guided and silent sitting in the practice that leads to insight or Vipassana mind. The focus of Doug's teaching is on the cultivation of compassion, loving-kindness and wisdom through the practice of being fully present for the ever changing joys and sorrows of life. In addition to traditional mindfulness meditation, this evening includes a talk on topics related to mindfulness meditation. There is also an opportunity for informal discussion and for questions related to practice. The discussion is in a small group setting. We have a blessing circle once a month on the third Thursday to comfort and support those experiencing loss, grief, illness or any of the "10,000 sorrows" of this life. This will start with the regular 7:00 pm tea, 7:30 pm sit and 20 minute dharma talk on loving kindness practice. Location: We are meeting online during the COVID-19 virus shutdown. You can join us via Zoom Meeting Here: https://zoom.us/j/676631178 These meetings are password protected. Please message Douglas for the password. We will not be meeting at PIMC. Cost: Donation basis (suggested $10 to $15). Everyone welcome regardless of ability to donate. VIRTUAL DANA BOWL - Heart of Freedom https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=M34TkR Schedule: 7:15:- 900 PM Thursdays

The Heart of Freedom Insight Meditation Group

Portland Insight Meditation

Heart of Freedom is a community of awakening that provides instruction and support for the cultivation of loving presence or non judgmental present moment awareness. This group is for anyone interested in learning mindfulness meditation, getting support for ongoing practice, or deepen practice. We warmly welcome both beginning and more advanced meditators. The evening includes guided and silent sitting in the practice that leads to insight or Vipassana mind. The focus of Doug's teaching is on the cultivation of compassion, loving-kindness and wisdom through the practice of being fully present for the ever changing joys and sorrows of life. In addition to traditional mindfulness meditation, this evening includes a talk on topics related to mindfulness meditation. There is also an opportunity for informal discussion and for questions related to practice. The discussion is in a small group setting. We have a blessing circle once a month on the third Thursday to comfort and support those experiencing loss, grief, illness or any of the "10,000 sorrows" of this life. This will start with the regular 7:00 pm tea, 7:30 pm sit and 20 minute dharma talk on loving kindness practice. Location: We are meeting online during the COVID-19 virus shutdown. You can join us via Zoom Meeting Here: https://zoom.us/j/676631178 These meetings are password protected. Please message Douglas for the password. We will not be meeting at PIMC. Cost: Donation basis (suggested $10 to $15). Everyone welcome regardless of ability to donate. VIRTUAL DANA BOWL - Heart of Freedom https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=M34TkR Schedule: 7:15:- 900 PM Thursdays

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The Heart of Freedom Insight Meditation Group

Portland Insight Meditation

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