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LGBTQI/SGL Sitting Group



A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & Same-Gender Loving Communities


Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 pm


With Shahara Godfrey, Joan Doyle, John Mifsud and other guest teachers


You are invited to join us at our weekly meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex & Same-Gender Loving communities. Because that's such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. We gather for Buddhist meditation practice, Dharma teachings, and friendly, supportive community. Together we explore mindfulness and awareness for cultivating an open heart in our everyday lives.


We are a diverse, multicultural community, committed to social justice and to maintaining a Sangha that's welcoming to people of all races, ethnicities, classes, genders, abilities, sizes and ages.


We welcome people at all levels of practice. Simple beginning meditation instructions are always offered. If you have specific questions about meditation, a teacher is available to answer questions.


Please come fragrance free, to protect the health of all our community members, and to allow accessibility for those with MCS and environmental illnesses. Here are some helpful resources for being fragrance free.


For more info, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE



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Founded to provide a welcoming environment for people of color, members of the LGBTQI community, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented communities, the East Bay Meditation Center welcomes everyone seeking to end suffering and cultivate happiness.  Our mission is to foster liberation, personal and interpersonal healing, social action, and inclusive community building.  We offer mindfulness practices and teachings on wisdom and compassion from Buddhist and other spiritual traditions. Rooted in our commitment to diversity, we operate with transparent democratic governance, generosity-based economics, and environmental sustainability.

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