June 7, 14 & 21, 2022

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm EDT

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Every human being who meditates is likely to face challenges in their practice. Having a seasoned guide is essential for developing the necessary skills to proceed on the path to liberation with balance and stability.

In this special group mentorship program, IMS co-founder Joseph Goldstein offers support to meditators seeking to unlock the secrets of depth practice. The  program offers a rare opportunity to ask questions that may be shared by others and to receive customized instruction while being in community and learning from each other.

Each week, Joseph will review pre-submitted questions and respond to as many inquiries as possible while facilitating both individual and collective learning. Sessions will include meditation instructions and short sitting periods. All are welcome to join this unique group mentorship opportunity with one of the leading teachers of our time.

Sessions will be recorded; registrants will have access to the videos for 90 days.

About Your Mentor

Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein has been leading insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, where he is one of the organization’s guiding teachers. In 1989, together with several other teachers and students of insight meditation, he helped establish the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Joseph first became interested in Buddhism as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand in 1965. Since 1967 he has studied and practiced different forms of Buddhist meditation under eminent teachers from India, Burma and Tibet. He is the author of Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening, A Heart Full of Peace, One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom, The Experience of Insight, and co-author of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom and Insight Meditation: A Correspondence Course.

Choose your enrollment fee

As one part of our ongoing effort to expand access to the teachings of the Buddha, all IMS Online programs feature sliding scale registration fees and the opportunity to self-select a low-cost scholarship rate. No-fee enrollment is available for those who request a fee-waiver via email. Our system supports the cultivation of a dynamic and inclusive community and is made possible by our generous donors and those who choose to support other students by contributing at the “Benefactor” level.