About Us

Satipañña (pronounced sa-tee-pahn-ya) Insight Meditation Toronto – formerly Spring Rain Sangha – is dedicated to the Dhamma of Liberation as found in the Original Teachings of the Buddha. The teachings are intended for people sincerely interested in exploring this profound, brilliant, and penetrating methodology through which countless people have realized authentic freedom – “The Heart’s Sure Release.”

Satipañña Insight Meditation Toronto (SIMT) is a non-profit charitable community located in Toronto, Ontario. Our programs include: a weekly meditation session followed by a Dharma talk; one-day and multi-day meditation retreats; and a Dharma Home Study Program geared to those wishing to deepen their understanding of the Buddha’s teachings. We also offer introductory classes geared to those new to the practice and teachings. Other programs respond to those interested in deepening their commitment to practice. Everyone sincerely wishing to discover the significance of these teachings, and to deepen their practice, is welcome.