Latest Audio Dharma

Abiding in Still, Aware Presence: Guided Meditation

by Steven Hick | October 15, 2021

Enlivening the True Heart: Guided Meditation

by Steven Hick | October 2, 2021

Evoking the True Heart and Touching Everything: Guided Meditation

by Steven Hick | September 24, 2021

About Us

The Ottawa Insight Meditation Community (OIMC) was established in 2010 as a nonprofit, urban-based community for the practice of Insight meditation. OIMC is a True North Insight affiliated group.

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.

Latest Videos

Spiritual Seeking without a Seeker

https://youtu.be/PT8ghhBLw44 We will explore how the impulse to know truth manifests when personal seeking falls away. The seeking of awakening as something that the ego wants does fall away. It is no longer something that one strives for in order to gain something...

Experiencing No Self 13: Awakened Engagement with Life

Experiencing No Self 13: Awakened Engagement with Life

https://youtu.be/hgYe8ltJe0g In this session we explore how we live and engage with the world from the knowing of no self or emptiness. The more we transcend the ego and experience unity, the more paradoxical our human experience becomes. At least it is a paradox to...

Experiencing No Self #12: Evoking the True Heart and Seeing Unity

Experiencing No Self #12: Evoking the True Heart and Seeing Unity

https://youtu.be/8AhQKoD7VG0 This week we will explore the notion that we are everything. For 10 weeks we have seen in numerous ways that we are nothing in the sense that we are not defined by the ego or the mind/body. In a sense we have moved from thinking that we...