Latest Audio Dharma

Seeking without a Seeker: Guided Meditation

by Steven Hick | October 25, 2021

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

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

Mindfulness of Thoughts #2: Tangled in Thoughts – Papanca

Mindfulness of Thoughts #2: Tangled in Thoughts – Papanca

https://youtu.be/e04416Lg6rU Our new series started last Thursday. If you missed you can link to it below. Last week we explored how to become conscious of the continual thinking that arises in the mind, and ways to get to know your top ten tunes. Session 1:...

Mindfulness of Thoughts #1: Introduction and First Practices

Mindfulness of Thoughts #1: Introduction and First Practices

https://youtu.be/xTGJdh4LCVE A new series begins here. The title of the series is Mindfulness and Thoughts. We have been exploring the simple practice of resting in the pre-existing silence or stillness that is our natural state. For all of us, this is often...

Silence Always Is: Living the Truth #16

Silence Always Is: Living the Truth #16

https://youtu.be/qKE4LwwCu3U Stillness or silence is not an object that can be grasped or attaining through the manipulation of our experience. Stillness always is. It is not an object to be attained. There is big difference between a forced stillness or silence and...