About

Please note: WIMC are closing down at the end of September 2014.

Wellington Insight Meditation Community (Te Puaki Marama o te Poneke) is a community led group that offers an open space to support individual inquiry. We have an open sitting meditation practice on three Thursday evenings of the month at Wellington Study Group at 31 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, 7 – 9pm  with the opportunity to listen and engage with Buddhist teachings.

Upcoming Film Festival:

Wellington Insight Meditation is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Stillness & The Moving Image Film Festival & Short Film Competition. This event will be running from 14-18 October 2014.

 

Click here to view our calendar to see when the next meeting is.

To get in touch with us contact  Ian  email to wimcommunity@gmail.com .

Parking is either on the street or next door in the Thorndon School carpark. Please be aware if there is a school function we will be required to use street parking.

Beginners are always welcome to attend these evenings. If you  would appreciate guidance, please come at 6:30pm,  introduce yourself to  receive instructions. Thank you.

The usual format is a 45 minute silent sitting meditation practice followed by a live teacher or a recorded talk from one of the many teachers available, followed by an optional discussion. Cup of tea to finish.

The Buddhist tradition in which we locate ourselves  comes from the Insight Meditation Society. IMS teachings are based mainly in Theravada Buddhism of South-East Asia, which mostly uses the original teachings of the Buddha found in the Pali sutras. 

Dana, or heartfelt generosity, is the basis for each sitting and meditation retreat days offered. The group needs money to pay the rental on the room and for hosting the website.

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