Daylong and Half-day Retreats

May I attend only part of the daylong?

Yes. If you can only attend part of the daylong, please try to arrive or depart during the lunch break to minimize the disruption to other participants. Beginning practitioners should start in the morning in order to hear any introductory instructions.

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What should I bring to the daylong?

Please check the event listing to determine if you should bring a bag lunch or a pot-luck dish to share in a community meal. A kitchen is available to store food. Tea and snacks are usually provided. Bring a cushion or blanket if you would like to sit on the floor. Chairs are provided if [...]

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What is the daylong format?

Daylongs typically begin with a sitting meditation followed by an introduction and announcements. We alternate sitting and walking meditation periods and the teacher usually gives a dhamma talk in the late afternoon. Often there is a pot-luck community lunch around 12:15 or 12:30. Check our day long page for more information and our event listings for [...]

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Where and when are daylongs held?

IMSB offers a monthly day of meditation. Daylong events usually begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. They may be held at any of our sites in Mountain View, Los Altos, or Saratoga, so please see our calendar  or the day long event list for specific dates and details.

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