Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
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What is the awakened mind? The mind that is intimate with all things.

—Dogen


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Buddhism isn’t about beliefs. It’s about firsthand knowledge.

—Larry Rosenberg

About CIMC: Teachers

CIMC teachers

We offer a place where people of all religious, non-religious, and philosophical persuasions can come together to learn, support and deepen practice under the guidance of three meditation teachers: Larry Rosenberg, Narayan Helen Liebenson, and Michael Grady.

Guiding Teachers

Larry Rosenberg

Larry Rosenberg

Larry Rosenberg is the founder and a guiding teacher at CIMC. He is also a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. Larry is the author of Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation and Living in the Light of Death: On the Art of Being Fully Alive.

Find recordings of Larry here.

Narayan Helen Liebenson

Narayan Helen Liebenson

Narayan Helen Liebenson is a guiding teacher at CIMC who has been teaching at the Center since it opened in 1985. Narayan is also a guiding teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. She is the author of When Singing, Just Sing: Life as Meditation and is a regular contributor to Buddhadharma: A Practitioner's Quarterly.

Find recordings of Narayan here.

Michael Grady

Michael Grady

Michael Grady is a guiding teacher at CIMC and a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Society. Michael has been practicing Vipassana since 1973.

Find recordings of Michael here.

Teachers

Madeline Klyne

Madeline Klyne

Madeline Klyne (Maddy) has loved the dharma since 1986. She is a co-founder and teacher of South Shore Insight Meditation Center, a teacher at Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, a visiting teacher at Insight Meditation Society. Madeline teaches retreats for LGBTQ communities at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and Garrison Institute. She also taught Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in MA prisons. Madeline delights in exploring practice in daily life with all who are interested.

Sara Schedler

Sara Schedler

Sara Schedler has practiced Insight meditation for 15 years, beginning in her late teens, and has practiced in a range of dharma settings, including monastic contexts, lay retreats and dharma communities. Over this time, Sara has also been a community organizer, environmental justice advocate and teacher of mindfulness, particularly with youth and young adults.

Ron Denhardt

Ron Denhardt

Ron Denhardt has practiced Insight Meditation and in Zen tradition for 25 years. He teaches the Elders' Group, and periodically teaches workshops and the Beginners Drop-In group at CIMC. He also teaches meditation at colleges, adult education centers, and other community organizations.

George Mumford

George Mumford

George Mumford has taught meditation since 1986 in a range of environments, from prisons to Harvard Medical School. He is also a sports psychology consultant and a personal and organizational development consultant. In 2003, George was one of several teachers invited to participate in Healing through Great Difficulty: a meeting between His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, former Prisoners, and Meditation Teachers. George is currently working with Holy Cross Men's Basketball Team and as an Executive Coach working with corporate executives and medical doctors.

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