Latest Audio Dharma

Allowing Surrender: Guided Meditation

by Ioana Aboumitri | September 18, 2022

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

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

Portals to Non-Dual Reality #3: The Present Moment

Portals to Non-Dual Reality #3: The Present Moment

https://youtu.be/mMS_n9h34F8 This week I will delve into the present moment as a portal to seeing truth. People often ask: what is so important about the present moment? Why should I focus attention there? Others may even ask: well, isn't the present moment just as...

The Blame Game #2: The Essence of Blame, By Jason Bailey

The Blame Game #2: The Essence of Blame, By Jason Bailey

https://youtu.be/pPvR4lt3xXY Jason Bailey's talk expanding on the theme of blame from last week’s session, where we discussed the culture of blame, and how blame is intimately related to the mind’s need to maintain a sense of personal control.  In this week’s session,...

The Blame Game #:1 Finding Fault and Suffering, By Jason Bailey

The Blame Game #:1 Finding Fault and Suffering, By Jason Bailey

https://youtu.be/FEpjj9KwUSg Jason Bailey"s talk about blame and its relationship to suffering. We will explore how reactive blaming of both self and others prevents us from experiencing the present moment as it really is. We will go on to explore the roots of how...