River Valley Insight Meditation Community

A welcoming Buddhist Sangha in western Massachusetts

About our Zoom offerings

Meditation/Dharma talk donation.
Using PayPal or credit card

Suggested donation for a talk is $8 – 25.  60% for the teacher, and 40% for the center. 
Your donations support the teachings.  Please donate according to your means. 
Everyone is welcome to attend.

Meditation donation. 
Choose the specific meditation from the
drop down menu in PayPal

Class or Class series donation. 
Additional Choose the specific class 
from the drop down menu in PayPal

Your donations for events support our programs.
Additional support for the teachers can be offered here:

Donations can also be mailed to: PO Box 1292 Northampton, MA 01061-1292

Public link for Meditations / Dharma Talks      

Other Zoom options available here

For pre-registered programs,

please access the Zoom link information

*Our Zoom offerings are made available to everyone, and we ask people to please help us create a sense of sangha by participating with care.

*To foster a sense of community and safety, please keep your camera on, and post your name as we start the program.  You may turn your camera off later if needed.

*Please respect the space by keeping cell phones muted and not visibly engaging in other activities.

*Please feel free to adopt any posture which works for you, including sitting, standing, laying down or walking/moving mindfully.  If moving, please turn your camera off.

*Please respect participants’ confidentiality.

*Please avoid crosstalk and giving advice to others unless asked for.

*And please share what you would need in order to participate in our offerings.


* Buddham saranam gacchami. “I take refuge in the Buddha.”

I take refuge in the Buddha, who, as a human being found freedom from suffering.  I acknowledge my own capacity to awaken.

* Dhammam saranam gacchami. “I take refuge in the Dharma.”

I take refuge in the teachings and the way things are.

* Sangham saranam gacchami. “I take refuge in the Sangha.” 

I take refuge in the community of practitioners and awakened beings who support and guide me.