This is the website for Insight Meditation Central Valley, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

The purpose of this organization is to cultivate and support the practice of Buddhist Insight meditation (sometimes also called mindfulness meditation) or Vipassana practice in the Modesto, California area.  This type of meditation is based on the Theravada Buddhist traditions of the Ajahn Chah and Mahasi Sayadaw lineages in Asia and the Western Insight tradition as brought to the West by Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, Jack Kornfield and teachers in that lineage.

See our Calendar at right (or use the link) for the latest information on our meetings and daylong offerings.

We offer weekly meetings in Modesto:

We meet on Sunday mornings for meditation from 8:45am-10:05am in the Sanctuary at  the UU Fellowship on 2172 Kiernan Ave., Modesto. 

We meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm in the Sarana Kuti at the UU Fellowship on 2172 Kiernan Ave., Modesto.

All are welcome – please drop in.  If it is your first time and you are not familiar with meditation, please come about 15 minutes early.  For more information, please email info@imcv.org or call 209-343-2748. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 579564, Modesto, CA 95357.

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