Where is RMI?
We are located in Old Colorado City in the public parking lot bounded by Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Ave., 25th St. and 26th St: 2525 W Pikes Peak Ave Suite A, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Wednesday Sangha Sittings – 6:00PM (Orientation for first time meditators at 5:15PM)
Our theme for January is The Four Foundations of Mindfulness
Sunday sittings at 9:00AM
DHARMA KIDS – Second Sundays 8:00-8:50AM
Dharma Kids is our program for children ages 4-12 held the second Sunday morning of the month. We use stories, crafts and child-friendly meditation techniques to teach the basics of the Dharma. Lessons in mindfulness and compassion are related to the kids’ everyday experiences of anxiety, boredom, anger and sadness to help them become happier, calmer and more understanding.
Monday sittings at 6:00PM
Recovery Dharma – Saturday at 6:00PM
Recovery Dharma is a peer-led movement and community that is unified by our trust in the potential of each of us to recover and find freedom from the suffering of addiction. We believe that recovery means empowerment, and we support each other as partners walking the path of recovery together. Our program uses the Buddhist practices and principles of meditation, self-inquiry, wisdom, compassion, and community as tools for recovery and healing. Recovery Dharma welcomes anyone who is looking to heal from addiction and addictive behavior, whether it’s caused by substance use or process addictions like codependency, gambling, eating disorders, relationships, technology, or any obsessive or habitual pattern that creates suffering.
Our meetings are open to anyone interested in recovery from addiction of all kinds. No meditation experience is necessary.
New class announced:
July 24 – August 2, 2020 10-day retreat led by RMI founder, Lucinda
Green, Ph.D. and Leigh Brasington at Pecos Monastery in Pecos, New Mexico.
The retreat is currently full. However, it is possible that there may be cancellations. To be placed on a wait list for the retreat, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to be placed on a wait list. No deposit is needed to be on the wait list. When there is an opening, the organizer will contact you. At that time, you will have to put down the $500 deposit if it is prior to May 1, 2020. On or after May 1, 2020, the entire amount for room and board will be required. Thank you.
Recent Dharma Talks:
The Gift in Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem, by Marga Callender
The Power and Efficacy of Mindful Awareness by Dr. Lucinda Green
The Relationship of Generosity and Joy, by Marga Callender (NEW!)
The Book Of Ruth
We have lost our Dear Ruth, but her wise and witty words live on. Now available here for download, a pdf version of “The Book Of Ruth: Sayings of Ruth Denison” (19MB, may take a minute to open):
Ruth Denison is one of RMI Founder Lucinda Green’s root teachers. For those who are unfamiliar with Ruth’s teaching, it is probably best understood as a combination of U Ba Khin’s vipassana meditation technique, her teacher Charlotte Selver’s sensory awareness techniques, Theraveda Buddhist doctrine, and Ruth’s own studies, discoveries and innovations. In addition, through the decades, Ruth has constantly refined her teaching, routinely emphasizing one aspect or another of the technique to suit what she understands to be a student’s needs in that moment, in that place.
Collected with devotion by Jain
Edited by Lucinda “Treelight” Green, Ph.D.
Original publication: 2005, Rocky Mountain Insight
Prepared for digital distribution by Jay Babcock, Joshua Tree, 2015