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Welcome to Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community (FIMC).

We are dedicated to fostering a welcoming refuge for all people to explore meditation, mindful living, and the teachings of the Buddha. We are committed to cultivating an appreciation of the value of diversity and to acknowledging the need to recognize and dissolve barriers that separate us from each other. We open our doors and hearts to all social identities including, but not limited to, all races, classes, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, abilities, cultures, and ethnicities.
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Notice: Sit Cancelled
Due to weather, the sit is cancelled for Monday, January 23, 2017. Be warm and be safe.

Next Monday

On Monday, January 5th, at 7PM, there will be a Dharma talk followed by a sitting meditation. Please stay for an optional discussion afterwards, beginning around 8:15PM. Please see Activities & Location for more details and location information.

New Announcements

Compassionate Communication Workshop

Taking Mindfulness off the Cushion and into Your Relationships

A Compassionate Communication Course
December 7th, Friday - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
December 8th, Saturday - 9:30am - 4:00pm
December 9th, Sunday - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Flagstaff, AZ

Register By: November 23, 2018

In this workshop you will learn...

  • To bring interconnectedness into all of your relationships
  • To reduce your own and others' suffering
  • To practice presence and non-judgment when you interact with others
  • To extend loving kindness to others with your words

...while having fun!

There is NO FEE for this course.

See original announcement.

Mindful FUTS Clean Up & Potluck

Sunday, November 11, 2018
3:00-5:00pm with optional potluck to follow

Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community has adopted a Flagstaff Urban Trail system, and we are organizing a mindful clean-up of the trail November 11 3pm to 5pm.

Please bring water, snacks, gloves, sun protection, and layers of clothing for weather changes.

After the clean-up, please join us for a potluck at Haydee's house. Those unable to attend the clean up are still welcome to come to the potluck.


Meet at the intersection of N Thorpe Rd & N Kinlani Rd Flagstaff, AZ 86001. There is a convenient parking lot near Thorpe Bark Park (788 N Thorpe Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001). Safety vests and garbage bags will be provided.

Volunteer Opportunities

One of the unique qualities about the FIMC is its commitment to offering all events freely, which allows us to co-create a culture of open-hearted and reciprocal generosity. Within this context, there are a variety of opportunities for volunteers.

Please take a moment to let us know how you would like to contribute to this community by filling out this brief survey.

Thank you for your time and willingness to nourish our community!

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