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Located in Ottawa, Ontario, OIMC provides opportunities to practice insight meditation and other contemplative practices amid the complexities of city living. The group is dedicated to creating a space that welcomes all people regardless of cultural and religious background, race, socio‐economic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, education, and physical ability. It is an environment where people can come together to learn, support and deepen practice. OIMC is guided in all endeavors by the ethics of non-harming, the spirit of loving friendship and compassion, the wisdom of insight, and the truth of liberation.
Do you try to stop thinking in your meditation practice? If you do, you are setting yourself up for a lot of suffering. While a calm mind is one of the outcomes of mindfulness practice, trying to stop thinking is not the way. This talk explores wise concentration...
We have all likely heard of mindfulness, and may have a definition in our mind about what it is. This talk will explore mindfulness at a deeper level, pointing out how it can be a key component in the attainment of truth and the cessation of suffering and stress. We...
The talk was part of a day-long meditation retreat. It describes the core attitudes and intentions necessary for true mindfulness practice. This attitudes are key if one is to avoid a superficial practice resulting in transformation or reduction in suffering.