Entries by Mushim Ikeda

APPLICATIONS OPEN for Board of Directors (the Leadership Sangha) at EBMC

Do you feel moved to serve on the board of directors of East Bay Meditation Center? Thank you, and we’d like to hear more!  August 31, 2020 is the deadline for application for the EBMC Leadership Sangha (board), also known as the LSangha.  More info and application form here:  https://bit.ly/3fS0BiV . To see who’s on the […]

East Bay Meditation Center Statement on Black Lives Matter

East Bay Meditation Center Statement on Black Lives Matter June 25, 2020   “Our inability as a nation to honor the theft of these lands and the building of wealth, power and privilege on the countless backs and graves of Black people is our most significant obstacle to being at peace with ourselves, thus with […]

Updated! EBMC Moving All Groups & Classes ONLINE ONLY

To ensure our community’s health and well-being, EBMC has now closed our center’s in-person meetings and is moving all of our Practice Groups, Programs / Classes, Deep Refuge Groups, Movement Classes and Retreats to ONLINE ONLY.  For our regular drop-in practice groups, please click HERE . [Please note that as of March 12, 2020 we’re still […]

EBMC and coronavirus

EBMC and coronavirus (COVID-19)  If you aren’t feeling well, with flu or cold-like symptoms such as coughing and sneezing, or you think you might have been exposed to flu or cold viruses, we ask that you please stay home until you feel better.     ” I am committed to cultivating the insight of interbeing […]

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