This blog contains announcements, insights and articles from the Insight Meditation Community of Washington


The Invisible Majority

The vast majority of American Buddhists are of Asian heritage, yet they are too often ignored, mispresented, and even looked down upon. Chenxing Han offers five ways we can start to heal the great divide in American Buddhism....

The Use of Inclusive Language at IMCW

The dharma teaches a profound wisdom that there is no lasting, permanent self. At the same time, society often reads and reacts to us by our identity markers, and oppression is a reality for many people. Additionally, the ways we identify can also be meaningful for self-understanding and forming connections with others. The following are terms that we use at IMCW. They have been chosen by the communities they represent.

Invitation to Apply: IMCW Board of Directors

IMCW is seeking to bring on a few new board members to serve an initial 1-year term beginning July 2021 through June 2022. IMCW has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages people from underrepresented communities to apply. Please email...