The Redding Meditation Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and your donations are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. The use and operation of the Redding Meditation Center are made possible entirely by donations from our members.
Our mission is to help people develop the self-awareness and inner peace necessary to live life in a skillful way. We do this by providing a serene, contemplative space for the practice of insight meditation under the gentle and experienced guidance of resident Buddhist monks, all in the context of a supportive community of fellow practitioners. We warmly welcome novice and experienced practitioners of all faiths.
Our focus is experiential and does not require adherence to religious doctrine. We practice a form of insight meditation known as Mahasati meditation. Some of us have been practicing for many years and continue to reap the benefits of practice; others are just beginning. We are very fortunate to have an extremely knowledgeable ordained meditation master from Thailand in residence.
The Center for Mindfulness & Insight Meditation is operated by the Mahasati Insight Meditation Association, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to helping people reduce suffering through the development of mindfulness and self-awareness. We provide a place for classes and weekly practice, where people can come together to support their meditation practice under the guidance of experienced teachers.
Insight meditation practice at the Center is inspired by the teachings of Thai Buddhist Meditation Master Luangpor Teean, and advocates the following core principles: