Quiet your mind. Open your heart. See your life in a new way.
On the land, online, or on-demand, Spirit Rock supports you at every stage of your path to grow a vibrant, nourishing spiritual life. Join us to practice Insight Meditation, Dharma teachings, and mindfulness in a diverse, inclusive community dedicated to the liberation of all beings.
Dive into the teachings of the Buddha and get to know Spirit Rock with our new Practice Guides, with free talks and meditations from Spirit Rock teachers to help you start, restart, sustain, and deepen your practice.
New to Spirit Rock?
If you’re new to Spirit Rock, or returning after some time, start here to learn about our practice, tradition, and community, including selected talks from some of our most beloved teachers.
What is Insight Meditation?
Develop a new practice of meditation and mindfulness, or refresh yourself on the basics. This guide lays out the fundamental teachings of the Buddha, with tools and techniques to cultivate compassion, learn meditation, and strengthen mindfulness.
Deepening on the Path
Integrate wisdom and lovingkindness into all aspects of your life. As your practice unfolds, you’ll find here a rich foundation for engaged exploration and integration of the Dharma. Let our experienced teachers guide you further down the path to inner freedom and personal healing.
Explore weekly ongoing meditation groups and programs for beginning to experienced practitioners, including affinity groups for BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, women, and those in recovery. All drop-in groups are donation-based (by dāna), and meet online, with select Monday Night gatherings taking place on the Spirit Rock land.
Monday Night Meditation & Talk
Mondays | 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
For over 35 years, the Monday Night sitting group at Spirit Rock has been a welcoming refuge to gather, hear the teachings of the Buddha, and practice Insight Meditation together as a community. The program includes a 30-40 min guided meditation, a short break, and a Dharma talk.
Wednesday Morning Meditation & Talk
Wednesdays | 10 am - 12 pm
Our Wednesday Morning Meditation & Talk is led by Sylvia Boorstein, Donald Rothberg, Heidi Bourne, or other guest teachers. This group welcomes beginners and experienced practitioners to explore the Dharma.
Wednesdays | 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Rainbow Saṅgha is a weekly gathering of self-identified practitioners within marginalized gender and sexuality groups such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, two-spirit, and gender non-conforming.
Thursday Morning Women’s Group
Thursdays | 10 am - 12 pm
This drop-in group offers self-identified women a place to come together in community to share our wisdom and strengthen our sense of belonging in the world. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.
BIPOC Voices: Weekly Sunday Saṅgha
Sundays | 9:00am - 10:30 am
The Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Saṅgha is a weekly gathering of self-identified BIPOC practitioners that provides a safe place to meditate and explore the Dharma in light of our experiences. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.
Dharma and Recovery Group
2nd Friday per Month | 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Our Dharma & Recovery group explores the intersection of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. We welcome all people who identify with any of the full range of addictions, from substances to behaviors, as well as habitual thought and emotional patterns. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.
Supporting practitioners worldwide, our new online Dharma Library offers meditations, talks, audio, video, articles, courses, and more from our 30-year archive of teachings, as well as newly-recorded material designed specifically for self-paced study and practice.
Featured On-Demand Courses
Picks from the Library
Bringing Tenderness to the Hindrances
When any of the hindrances arise, the invitation is to bring a sense of tenderness—some nourishment, some kindness when we see these arise in our experience. We’re falling into the flow to see how we can move with this, how we can allow it to be a portal of wisdom.