Established in 1998, Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley is a Buddhist center in the Insight Meditation tradition serving western Massachusetts. Our mission is to share the Buddha's teachings with those who are interested. Insight PV is a non-residential center offering sittings, classes & retreats and special events to help sustain and deepen meditation practice and bring wisdom and compassion into daily life. Click About Us to learn more.
We are firmly committed to welcoming diversity of cultural or religious background, race, socio-economic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, education, or disability within our midst, so that all might feel included and comfortable in practicing here. In addition, we ask that participants not wear fragrances or scented body care products here, so that our members who have chemical allergies are able to attend.
Bringing the Power of Presence to Parenting: An Evening with Mark Hart
Sunday, May 4, 5:45-7:15pm Suggested contribution: $5-$10, plus teacher donationMark Hart will join the IPV Parent Meditation Group to offer guided meditation and a dharma discussion on bringing the power of presence to our lives as parents, guardians and grandparents. This special event will focus on how cultivating presence can bring a relaxed and heart-centered openness to the experiences and challenges we face as parents. This event is open to anyone who is a parent, guardian, or grandparent, and is appropriate for beginning to advanced meditators.