To learn about insight meditation visit some of the web sites below

Insight meditation communities in Aotearoa New Zealand

Australia’s insight meditation communities

Insight Meditation Society, Barre, Massachusetts

Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, California

Gaia House, Devon

An introduction to insight meditation

Insight dialogue practice



Wanting to meditate, or find out more about Buddhism? Here are some books you might like to read. When you click on the link below you’ll be taken to the New Zealand online bookstore If you buy a book or books, a small amount will be passed on to Aotearoa Buddhist Education Trust.

A Path With Heart by Jack Kornfield

An End to Suffering by Pankaj Mishra

Awakening Joy by Shoshana Alexander & James Baraz

Basic Teachings of the Buddha by Glenn Wallis

Breath By Breath by Larry Rosenberg

Buddhism Without Beliefs by Stephen Batchelor

Confession of a Buddhist Atheist by Stephen Batchelor

Insight Dialogue by Gregory Kramer

Let Go: A buddhist guide to breaking free of habits by Martine Batchelor

Lovingkindness, the Revolutionary Art of Happiness, by Sharon Salzberg

Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana

Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach

Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The path of insight meditation byJoseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield

The Best of Inquiring Mind: 25 years of dharma, drama and uncommon insight edited by Wes Nisker & Barbara Gates

The Life of the Buddha by Nanamoli Thera

Unlearning Meditation by Jason Siff

Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Woman Awake by Christina Feldman



INSIGHTAotearoa – a monthly, donation supported newsletter for insight meditation communities and individuals

Inquiring Mind a donation supported, semiannual journal dedicated to the creative transmission of buddhadharma to the west – founded in 1983 and published each April and October, it is distributed to more than 30,000 people worldwide



Mindfulness at work hints and suggestions for reducing work stress, a poster to put up at work, and at home

Dharmaseed talks by teachers you can download and listen to, who you can support with dana

Audiodharma an archive of freely downloadable audio talks by Gil Fronsdal and guest speakers at the Insight Meditation Center, Palo Alto, California, supported by donations

Talks by Tara Brach from the Insight Meditation Community of Washington