Entries by Mushim Ikeda

New Year’s Eve 2019 at EBMC

December 31, 2019, New Year’s Eve, falls on a Tuesday. This year, our weekly Tuesday meditation practice group for LGBTQIA2+ practitioners, the Alphabet Sangha, invite **all**  EBMC Sangha members for a New Year’s Eve get-together! Rev. Daigan Gaither is the Dharma teacher for the evening. Please come fragrance free; thank you!  From Alphabet Sangha: “Alphabet […]

Want to apply? EBMC’s award-winning yearlong mindfulness for social activists training. Deadline 8/5/19.

Apply now for EBMC’s PiTA 7 yearlong program, mindfulness training for social activists & agents of change! Application deadline is Aug. 5, 2019. From Ruby Olisemeka, nature educator, graduate of Practice in Transformative Action 6: The Practice in Transformative Action program (sixth cohort, 2018-2019), gave me the knowledge, skills and language to have mindfulness moments […]

May 18: Buddhists Declare Climate Emergency Actions

Sat, May 18, 2019, 2:00 – 5:30 PM Pacific time – ** Wesak Awakening: Buddhists Declaring Climate Emergency Together** No charge, registration required because of limited space. Location: The Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist, 1661 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103  We invite you to take action for the world we love. Come […]

Seeking new EBMC board members, application deadline May 27, 2019

Seeking NEW BOARD MEMBERS to join #EBMC‘s Leadership Sangha to help find EBMC a permanent home! Deadline for applications is May 27, 2019. If you love East Bay Meditation Center and have specific experience in fundraising, capital campaigns, and real estate management and acquisition, for full info & to apply, click on this link, download as […]

Seeking new EBMC board members! Oct. 22 deadline

We’re seeking new #EBMC board of directors members! Want to help make social justice movement and socially-engaged Buddhist history? Applications due Oct. 22 for the amazing, diverse East Bay Meditation Center Leadership Sangha (LSangha). Three year terms. For full information and online application form, please go to http://bit.ly/2QqWzB2 or click here

Updated Information for RISE for Climate, Jobs, and Justice: Mobilization and March on September 8 in San Francisco

Updated information!   RISE for Climate, Jobs, and Justice Mobilization and March on Saturday, September 8 in San Francisco Location: Here is a map with our two primary locations. Contingent: We will be marching with the Buddhist contingent, which is part of the faith communities contingent. The faith communities contingent will be at the front of Block #3 “We Rise for […]

Sept. 23 Benefit for Charlotte Maxwell Clinic

Wonderful music for a great cause! 6th Annual Musical Extravaganza to Benefit the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic (free acupuncture and other integrative care for low income self-identified women with cancer, including many women of color), which is located in downtown Oakland. Sunday September 23rd, 2018 Freight and Salvage 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley CA 2:00 PM (doors […]

EBMC in the Buddhist media!

Read all about #EBMC in the Buddhist media! “Where Everyone Can Thrive”: A fabulous feature article about East Bay Meditation Center in the July 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine. With wonderful photos of our diverse Sangha! You can purchase a copy of the magazine at EBMC for a $5 donation now (they’re in the kitchen on […]

Application deadline extended: White & Awakening in Sangha (WAS)

Application deadline extended to Nov. 15, 2017! #EBMC‘s White and Awakening in Sangha (WAS), is designed to build the awareness and skills of white practitioners toward the creation of a truly inclusive sangha. Four Month Program for White Practitioners: February 4 – May 19, 2018. For more information and an application form, go to http://bit.ly/2z9ZTJe . If you […]