Things As They Are

Learning takes place in an unique and universal manner at Annapolis Mindfulness. Insight or an intuitive knowledge that arises during the practice and/or discussion is yours and yours completely because it comes from within. It is entirely different from listening to a teacher lecturing or memorizing lines from a great spiritual book. This experience one [...]

Importance of Sila

It is important to point out that you don't necessarily have to be a Buddhist to practice Vipassana meditation; you can practice it no matter what you religious background is, or none at all. It is true (and we should acknowledge the fact) that Vipassana practice is based off of Buddha's teachings. However, if Buddha [...]

Happiness-bound

A new 4-week Vipassana introductory course begins this coming Saturday and happiness is in the air; we would like to welcome you with our joyful hearts! Our course is simple -- no robes, no special cushions, no yoga mats, no prayer beads, etc. It's just normal you, regular you (simply as you are) -- sitting, [...]