Auckland Insight offers a regular sitting group (usually every second Thursday, 7:00-9:00 in Westmere), and provides information about insight meditation workshops and retreats in the Auckland region.

For more information, please visit our webpage: https://aucklandinsightnz.wordpress.com/

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UPCOMING EVENTS IN AUCKLAND

Introduction to Insight Dialogue: Relational Insight Meditation workshop

Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice that brings the mindfulness and tranquility of traditional silent meditation into our experience with others. Resting on the foundation of traditional Buddhist teachings, this practice offers a way to integrate our dedication to a path of wisdom and compassion with our relational lives.
Following an introductory talk about the practice and meditation guidelines of Insight Dialogue, participants will be invited into dyads (pairs) and meditation practice together.
For more information about the practice of Insight Dialogue, please see https://metta.org/insight-dialogue-3/
This workshop is best suited to people with an established meditation practice.
Teacher: Jill Shepherd
Date: Saturday 5 March 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
NOTE: Because the Insight Dialogue guidelines will be taught in sequence and much of the meditation is done in pairs, please plan to arrive on time and stay for the entire day
Place: Dunottar Hall 175 Garnet Road Westmere
Cost: $30 + dana*
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/insight-dialogue-one-day-workshop-auckland-tickets-19229303364

Introduction to Insight Meditation workshop

Insight meditation harnesses the power of mindfulness to develop understanding in all aspects of our lives, which leads to greater ease, happiness, and peace of mind.

Suitable for people who are new to meditation practice, this one-day workshop offers an introduction to the basics of mindfulness through guided and silent sitting meditation, walking meditation, dyad (pairs) practice, group discussion and optional individual meetings with the teacher.
Teacher: Jill Shepherd
Date: Sunday 6 March 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Place: Dunottar Hall 175 Garnet Road Westmere
Cost: $30 + dana*
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/insight-meditation-one-day-beginners-workshop-auckland-tickets-21327334632

Insight Meditation residential weekend retreat

Insight meditation harnesses the power of mindfulness to develop understanding in all aspects of our lives, which leads to greater ease, happiness, and peace of mind.

In this two-day residential insight meditation retreat we will explore a range of different mindfulness techniques through guided and silent sitting meditation, walking meditation, dyad practice, group discussion and optional individual meetings with the teacher.

This retreat is best suited to people with an established insight meditation / mindfulness practice.

Teacher: Jill Shepherd

Time and dates: 5:30 p.m. Friday 18 March – 5:00 p.m. Sunday 20 March 2016

Note: In support of your own and the group’s practice, please make a commitment to arrive on time and stay for the entire weekend.

Location: St Francis Retreat Centre, 50 Hillsborough Road, Mt Roskill

Cost: sliding scale $325/260/195 + dana*

To register: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/insight-meditation-residential-weekend-retreat-auckland-tickets-18084395915

About

There are a number of communities and individuals who practise insight meditation, as well as people who teach it, in Aotearoa New Zealand.

This website lets you know who they are and where they can be found, as well as where you can find sitting groups, learn to meditate, and sign up for retreats.

Contact the community or person nearest to you to find out more.

A Thought for Today

Dwelling in stillness and looking inward for some part of each day, we touch what is most real and reliable in ourselves and most easily overlooked and underdeveloped.

— Jon Kabat-Zinn, "Wherever You Go There You Are"