Practice Opportunities

London, England, and Beyond

Open Dates
Online
Our Insight Dialogue group currently meets via Zoom every three to four weeks on a Monday evening (UK time). We also run occasional day-long and weekend retreats in person in London.
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Lausanne, Switzerland

Open Dates
Lausanne, Suisse
Ce cours s’adresse à toutes les personnes intéressées par la pratique du Dialogue Conscient, avec ou sans expérience de méditation. La pratique de Dialogue Conscient offre la possibilité de cultiver les qualités méditatives que nous travaillons habituellement dans la méditation en silence, mais dans l’échange avec une ou plusieurs personnes. Souvent, une grande source de stress…
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Sunday: The Gift of Generosity – Exploring the Teachings of Dana: 2023-2024 Sunday Sangha Monthly Practice

Open Dates
online
The guiding theme for the 2023-2024 Sunday Sangha sessions will be on the teachings of dāna. Dana, the practice of giving freely, lies at the heart of Buddhist teachings as a way to cultivate selflessness, compassion, and interconnection with others. Through various forms of giving, we break free from the…
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Los últimos domingos del mes: Sesión mensual de la práctica de Diálogo Consciente

Open Dates
online
Sesión mensual de la práctica de Diálogo Consciente | Zoom | En español | 90 minutos  Esta sesión es una oportunidad para practicar dialogo consciente en español para todas las personas con una práctica de meditación individual habitual y que hayan realizado alguna introducción al Dialogo Consciente Cada sesión es…
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Tuesdays: Grounding in the Insight Dialogue Guidelines

Open Dates
online
This drop-in practice group will focus practice on deepening understanding of using the six guidelines of Insight Dialogue to cultivate freedom from suffering while in relationship with others. Each session will include silent meditation, focus on a particular Insight Dialogue guideline and contemplation practice in breakout rooms with meditation partners.
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Saturday, monthly, Queer Insight Dialogue Sangha

Open Dates
online via Zoom
The Queer Insight Dialogue (ID) Sangha is a two hour drop-in online practice group for LGBTQIA+ identifying relational dharma practitioners around the world to share practice, experience, support, learnings, and care. In addition to holding affinity space for practice, over time the Queer ID Sangha will also offer learning opportunities…
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Saturday, third: Dhamma Contemplation

Open Dates
online
Dhamma Contemplation on the third Saturday of each month. Compatible with Americas and Asia time zones.
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Thursday, third: Dharma Contemplation

Open Dates
online
Jan Surrey and Marsha Lawson offer a Dharma Contemplation relational practice on third Thursdays from 7:15 - 8:45 pm Americas Eastern Time (Boston). The practice of Dharma Contemplation provides would-be readers of the Buddhist suttas with an accessible doorway into this rich vein of wisdom through relational practice with these…
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Thursday Bi-Weekly Practice

Open Dates
online via Zoom
Bi-weekly on Thursdays, 8:00 - 9:30 pm Chinese standard time/ 7:00 - 8:30 am Americas Eastern Standard Time. Organized by Hong Kong Insight.
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Friday, first: Dhamma Contemplation

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online
Dhamma Contemplation on the first Friday of each month. Compatible with Americas, European, Africa and Asia time zones.
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Groupe mensuel de pratique de Dialogue Conscient en français

Open Dates
Online via ZOOM
Notre groupe de pratique de Dialogue Conscient se rencontre environ une fois par mois, généralement de 19h00 à 21h15 (CET). Nous organisons parfois des journées ou des weekends non résidentiels. Ces sessions de pratique de Dialogue Conscient sont proposées par Alexandre Castanheira et Sandrine Rauter, facilitateurs de Dialogue Conscient.
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Sunday Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Drop-in sessions are Sundays from 10:30 am-12:00 pm Americas Eastern Time. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice. You may join once or every week; it's up to you.
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Thursday Monthly Insight Dialogue Practice in Dutch

Open Dates
online via zoom
Online Insight Dialogue practice (in Dutch) Twice a month practice with the Dutch Insight Dialogue Practice group. Every 2nd Friday morning of each month at 9.00-11.00 am CEST and every 4th Thursday evening of each month (7.30-9.00 pm CEST) you are welcome for online ID practice. The sessions will be…
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Friday Monthly Insight Dialogue Practice in Dutch

Open Dates
online via zoom
Online Insight Dialogue practice (in Dutch) Twice a month practice with the Dutch Insight Dialogue Practice group. Every 2nd Friday morning of each month at 9.00-11.00 am CEST and every 4th Thursday evening of each month (7.30-9.00 pm CEST) you are welcome for online ID practice. The sessions will be…
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Dienstag (Jeden 2 und 4 im Monat)

Open Dates
online via Zoom
Einsichtsdialog für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene – offene fortlaufende Online-Gruppe​ Mit Bhante Sukhacitto, Renate Löseke, Harald Tichy
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Saturday (First) Monthly Practice Group, RiverRun Insight Dialogue

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
The group meets on the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 am-12 pm Eastern time monthly. Jaylene Summers co-facilitates with another Insight Dialogue practitioner.
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Wednesday Weekly Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Every Wednesday practice group with Jane Cutler and guest teachers and facilitators, UK time 7pm – 8.30pm, Central European 8pm - 9:30pm, Americas Eastern 2pm – 3:30pm, Americas Pacific 11 am -12:30pm.
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Thursday Weekly Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Two Thursday practice sessions are available, from 6:00 am-7:30 am Americas eastern time and 9:00 am - 10:30 am Americas eastern time. These are for experienced Insight Dialogue practitioners.
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Friday, 2nd and 4th, Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
This drop-in practice session meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 11:00 am-12:30 pm Americas Eastern Time. It is open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice.
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Wednesday: 八正道-慧談線上修習

Open Dates
Online
This online drop-in group meets weekly on Wednesday, 8-9:30 pm Chinese standard time/ Tuesday, 8-9:30 am Americas eastern time. Practice in Mandarin and Cantonese is facilitated by Jessica Mui. Organized by Hong Kong Insight.
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Bern & Fribourg, Switzerland

Open Dates
Bern & Fribourg
The group meets monthly for two hours. Fribourg session is in French; the Bern session in English. Participants can practice in German. Possibility for other locations.

Vienna, Austria – Saturday

Open Dates
Vienna, Austria
This group meets Saturday every second month, 9 am to 5 pm in Vienna, Austria and is facilitated by Harald Reiter.
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Thursday Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
assisted by Qingqing Wang, Gen Heng, and Angela Spaxman. Drop-in sessions are Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 pm ET. Drop-in sessions are open to anyone with some experience in a contemplative practice and familiarity with Insight Dialogue through reading or practice. You may join once or every week; it's up to you.
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Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany

Open Dates
Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany
The group meets once a month, Saturdays from 15:00 – 18:00. A group of experienced practitioners share responsibility for facilitating.

Monday Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
Drop-in sessions are Monday, 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Americas eastern time. These sessions are open to anyone with prior silent meditation practice experience and prior Insight Dialogue practice experience (e.g., participation in an Insight Dialogue retreat or introductory Insight Dialogue course). You may join this drop-in group once, occasionally,…
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Open Dates
Vancouver, British Columbia
Our Insight Dialogue sangha meets from 7:00 – 9:30 pm on the second Monday each month. We usually have two peer facilitators guiding each evening.

New York, New York, USA – In person/Online

Open Dates
New York, New York
The peer led group meets the first and third Friday of each month from 10 am–12 pm US eastern time. Facilitation is shared. New members are welcome.

Utrecht, Netherlands

Open Dates
Utrecht, Netherlands
The group meets once a month on Friday from 19:30 – 21:30. Insight Dialogue practice is facilitated by the group members.

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Open Dates
Nijmegen, Netherlands
This is a peer-led Insight Dialogue group. We meet on Monday evenings every fortnight in the home of a group member.

Leiden, Netherlands

Open Dates
Leiden, Netherlands
The group meets from 7.30 – 9.30 am, typically on the first Monday of the month. Insight Dialogue practise is facilitated by Nynke Humalda.

Groningen, Netherlands

Open Dates
Groningen, Netherlands
The group meets every month, typically on Monday evening from 19:30 – 21:45. Insight Dialogue practice is facilitated by Marieke Duijvestijn.

Den Bosch, Netherlands

Open Dates
Den Bosch, Netherlands
The group meets once a month for two hours on Thursday evening. Venues are variable. Please contact us.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Open Dates
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The groups meets bi-weekly on Friday evening from 7:30-9:30 pm. Each evening has a theme and we follow the eightfold path in many aspects to support our practise in daily life.

Monday: London, England, and Beyond

Open Dates
Online
Our Insight Dialogue group currently meets via Zoom every three to four weeks on a Monday evening (UK time). We also run occasional day-long and weekend retreats in person in London.
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Insight Dialogue Practice Group

Open Dates
Online via Zoom
This group meets one Saturday and one Sunday a month at a time convenient for those in North America and Europe.

Dharma Contemplation Online Practice Group

Open Dates
Online
Dhamma Contemplation Peer Group in English Language with the support of Tilorien Monastery from Belgium.

New Castle, NSW, Australia

Open Dates
Newcastle, NSW
The Newcastle Insight Dialogue Group meets fortnightly during the year, except from late December to end of January. The group is facilitated by Susan Burgoyne who has been practising ID since 2009.

Evanston, Illinois, USA

Open Dates
Evantson, Illinois
The group meets the second Wednesday of the month September through May. Doors open 6:00 pm, silent sit at 6:30 pm, Insight Dialogue practice from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Berlin, Germany

Open Dates
Berlin, Germany
The group meets once a month on Third Thursday, 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Both, experienced practitioners as well as individuals with a meditation practice who are new to Insight Dialogue are welcome.

Vienna, Austria – Tuesday

Open Dates
Vienna, Austria
The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 18:30 – 21:00 and is led by Interpersonal-Mindfulness Teacher, Thomas Zaussinger.

A World On Fire: Buddha Dharma for These Times

October 29 - November 18, 2023
online
The dire consequences of unmitigated human growth, consumption and expansion are undeniable. In this series of three Insight Dialogue workshops, we will combine the teachings of the Buddha with the nourishment of authentic community connection to explore and address the multi-layered crises we are facing.
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The Power of Friendship on the Noble Eightfold Path

November 16 - 19, 2023
Barre, MA, USA
With Charles Hallisey In the Kalyana Mitta Sutta, the Buddha describes beautiful spiritual friendship as the “whole of the holy life.” The teachings on friendship particularly emphasize the value of dhammakatha (dhamma talk) as a central element of wise friendship. Indeed, liberating insight is said to arise from “the voice…
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Heart to Heart Retreat: Cultivating the Brahma Viharas in Relationship

May 3 - 5, 2024
online
Unconditional love for all beings is the expression of the free heart.  A weekend of cultivating a heart as wide as the world using the Brahma Viharas in relational meditation practices.  Together, we’ll journey beyond the classical individual practices for developing a boundless heart filled with loving kindness, compassion, appreciative…
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