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.

Through practice, we can learn to make our own hearts a place of peace and integrity. With a quiet mind and an open heart we can sense the reality of interdependence. Inner and outer are not separate. Once we see this clearly, we can extend the same principles of love and mindfulness to every area.

 
Jack Kornfield, Spirit Rock Founder

Practice Guides

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.

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New to Spirit Rock?

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.

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What is Insight Meditation?

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.

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Deepening on the Path

Drop-in Groups

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.

Upcoming:
Apr 29: Sean Oakes

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.

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Rainbow Saṅgha

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.

Upcoming:
Apr 24: JD Doyle

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.

Upcoming:
Apr 25: Grace Fisher

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.

Upcoming:
Apr 28: Tuere Sala

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.

Upcoming:
May 10: Kevin Griffin

Dharma Training Programs

Our Dharma Training Programs offer in-depth study of the teachings and practices of the Buddha and the Insight Meditation lineage, professional trainings, and continuing education, both online and on our campus.

Dharma Library

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.