Latest Audio Dharma

Stepping Back into Awareness: Guided Meditation

by Steven Hick | November 4, 2022

by Sensing into Silence: Guided Meditation | October 14, 2022

Allowing Surrender: Guided Meditation

by Ioana Aboumitri | September 18, 2022

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

The Truth About Spiritual Seeking: The Last Desire

The Truth About Spiritual Seeking: The Last Desire

https://youtu.be/EAQrYKqIbAA This week we will explore the role of spiritual seeking and the end of seeking. We have this idea that enlightenment is going to happen to us and that it is a thing that we can get. And after we get this thing, we will be forever wise and...

Relinquishing Struggle with the Present Moment

Relinquishing Struggle with the Present Moment

https://youtu.be/GLZF0RHiKgo There is a way to avoid feeling anxious and fearful. Based on science and spiritual teachings we know why we feel such things, and how to end it. We have these difficult feelings because we struggle with life. Accepting life in each moment...