Insight Meditation Society
Inside Insight: The Founding Story takes a special look at the early days of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, a time long before “mindfulness” became a household word.
Magazine | Openings, Visiting Teacher
Visiting Teacher: Dawn Scott
A Q&A with Dawn Scott, an Insight Meditation teacher, Diamond Heart practitioner, and graduate of the 2017–2021 IMS Teacher Training Program.
Dharma Centers Close Doors as COVID-19 Takes Hold
A practitioner and former communications director at a Harvard public-health initiative looks into how Buddhist centers have responded to coronavirus.
Working Through the Strong Emotions of Sexual Identity
On a 40-day meditation retreat, dharma teacher and LGBTQ activist Jay Michaelson came to the shocking realization that, deep down, he would change his orientation if he could.
In the Bathtub of the Masters
Sometimes a forbidden soak is just what you need—to find peace.
Checking My Inner World
Race is not real, yet it can control us.
Sayadaw U Pandita Has Died
The Vipassana master gained many Western followers after leading a retreat at the Insight Meditation Society in 1984.
Dharma for All
IMS’s executive director speaks about the Buddhist retreat center’s 40th anniversary and plans for its future.
An interview with Joseph Goldstein
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