Dhamma Talks now posted from Ajahn Sucitto Retreat
The talks from the July 2018 retreat “A Detox for the Heart” with Venerable Ajahn Sucitto are now posted at DhammaTalks
Rebecca Bradshaw to speak at Sunday Night on October 7, 2018
Rebecca Bradshaw will lead Madison Insight Meditation Group’s regular Sunday night meditation on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive. The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a 45-minute sit, following which Rebecca will offer a Dhamma talk. If you can attend her October retreat, this will extend it. If you can’t attend the retreat, this is a great opportunity to benefit from Rebecca’s teaching.
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The Madison Insight Meditation Group (MIMG) email notifications system has migrated to MailChimp as of May 1, 2018. To receive MIMG messages, you’ll need to opt by signing up on the form to the right on this page.
Everyone who signs up for the MailChimp list will receive general notices about retreats and other sangha-wide events. In addition, when you sign up you can indicate your interest in one or more of our three sitting groups . Emails specific to a sitting group will go out only to those who have indicated their interest. Please sign up online right now to ensure you continue receiving our messages and information about retreats.
We believe MailChimp list will enhance cohesion across the sangha and improve the quality of the information we send out to you. Sign up now to make sure you receive notifications about our retreats and other events!
Madison Dharma Community e-list
With our shift to MailChimp, you won’t be able to use the MIMG list for communication with other local practitioners, but the Madison Dharma Community email list will continue to serve this purpose. The Madison Dharma Community list is intended for all Dharma practitioners in the greater Madison area. The list serves as a resource for anybody hoping to get the word out on Dharma-related news and requests to the widest possible group of interested practitioners. It’s a place to post notices about retreats and other practice opportunities, as well as more personal items, such as “practitioner roommate wanted” or “house available for rent.” It also offers an opportunity for inter-sangha discussions about practice. Subscribing to the list is fast and, of course, free. Just go to this link and click “Join Group.” The list is set up as a Google Group, but you don’t need a Google account to join. The list is lightly moderated to prevent spam.
Help Needed with Retreat Audio
Madison Vipassana, Inc., is putting together a small team of people who are available to manage the audio sound system at our retreats. This is an important form of service: providing proper audio amplification allows all attendees to fully benefit from the teachings offered at the retreat. In addition, the teacher’s Dhamma talks are sometimes recorded and made available to attendees and the wider sangha. Having multiple people trained for this service helps ensure that we have someone available and willing to do audio at each retreat.
Audio tasks involve setting up and operating an amplifier, mixing board, speakers, and microphones. It also involves connecting our assisted listening device system to the mixing board. At some retreats, the audio operator will also connect and operate a digital recorder. Team members will be fully trained and supported in all these tasks, and they are offered retreats where they serve at no cost.
To learn more about, or volunteer for, the Madison Vipassana Audio Team, contact Scott Knickelbine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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