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 14 2024


Pacific Time
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm



*All-Community Sit with Dawn Neal or guest teachers

Please join us for a weekly all-community Insight Meditation gathering. The evening will include approximately 35-minutes of lightly guided meditation, a short Dharma talk, as well as discussion and connection time. This offering is appropriate for beginning and experienced meditation practitioners. All are warmly welcome.

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: 832 1632 7251

Dial-in Passcode: 196256

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