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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

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

UPDATE! The class will be held in B-3 to accommodate everyone more comfortably.

A 6-Week Course

October 9 - November 13, 2017
Monday's 5:30pm to 6:30pm

The 2,500 year old practice of mindfulness meditation offers relevant benefits for our modern lives. These benefits can include feeling more calm, as well as being more self aware and resilient. Mindfulness teaches us to live in the present moment, with openness, curiosity, and kindness. Doing this, we can learn to step back from the pressures of our lives and ultimately experience a greater sense of well being and happiness.

This 6 week beginning course introduces simple tools for living a mindful life. Each week a new skill will be taught, practiced in classroom activities and then supplemented through assignments done at home.

Joining the Course:

Please arrive for the first session on Monday, October 9th at 5:30pm. It is important to commit to the entirety of the 6-week course for the cohesiveness of the group. There is also an invitation to join the Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community for a talk and group meditation that begins after class at 7:00.

See original announcement for more information.

Monthly Sunday Potluck

Every first Sunday of the Month

Please join us for our monthly community potluck party.

Please provide a vegan or vegetarian dish to share, and feel free to bring your family to partake in this mindfully joyous event!

For address details, please Contact Us.

Flyers will be provided on Monday nights with details as well.

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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