Teacher or Dharma Leader

  • James Morrison
    James Morrison
    Visiting Teacher

    Ajahn James Morrison was a Buddhist monk in the Thai Forest Tradition for over 30 years. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Eastern Religious studies, he lived in Thailand undergoing intensive training in meditation. Living a life of austere simplicity, he practiced and trained with many of the most famous Buddhist masters of the modern era. During his time as a monk, James founded a monastery, wrote numerous books and articles, translated teachings and lectured internationally. James has now retired from his life as a monk but is continuing to teach the Dhamma that he inherited from his teachers.


In Center & Online

Other Locations

ΞMeditation Hall


Aug 13 2024


Pacific Time
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



*All Community Sit – Tuesdays

Group meditation in the Insight Buddhist tradition, includes a Sit, short Dhamma talk, and discussion & connection

Please return to the calendar to join an online session or learn of any schedule updates.

Attend either online or in person at the Meditation Center. If you choose to attend in person, we request that you not use any fragrance. This protects the health of our sangha members who have a sensitivity to fragrance

Online Attendance Instructions:

Online Meeting ID: 929 7269 1935

Dial-in Passcode: 135158

Join online by clicking the Join Online button or calling +1-669-900-6833 US (San Jose) followed by the Online Meeting ID number and #. If a passcode is requested, then enter the Dial-in Passcode and #. Find your local number by clicking here. The preferred way to join is by using a Zoom application with your personal Zoom account.

Onsite Attendance Instructions:

Masks Are Optional

We highly recommend that onsite attendees be fully vaccinated, including boosters, per CDC guidelines. The use of an N95/KN95 mask is optional at this event. ISC will provide a mask if you need one, but you can support the center by bringing your own.

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