Entries by Mushim Ikeda

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 […]

POSTPONED: Oct. 23 “Love & Resistance”

“Love & Resistance” with Sharon Salzberg, Larry Yang and Konda Mason, formerly Oct. 23 (Monday) has been postponed, with #EBMC‘s regrets, due to effects of the wildfires in California. Everyone who purchased a ticket should have received an email; if not, email admin@eastbaymeditation.org, please. If you’re not on our email list and wish to receive announcements […]

What the Sangha Said: Community Meeting Report-Back

Community Meeting Report Back March 26, 2017   Sangha Input East Bay Meditation Center hosted an open Community Meeting on 4/26/17. Eleven Sangha members were in attendance, including Teachers, Practice Group Coordinators, Staff, and Leadership Sangha.   Report Back Method This report aims to provide a transparent summary of the questions, concerns and information raised […]

Awakening Together on Inauguration Day

Join us as we accompany each other in being the dharma in our ever changing world. We will meditate together and share tea and fruit during the inauguration on Friday, January 20, 2017. Friday morning, January 20 8:30 – 9:00   Arrival and settling in 9:00 – 9:45    Mindful Meditation – sitting, walking, lying down, standing 9:45-10:45   Tea […]

Join the EBMC Contingent: Oakland Women’s March, Jan. 21, 2017

People of all genders, you are invited to join in building beloved community. Join our East Bay Meditation Center Sangha to practice moving-together-in-community meditation at the Oakland Women’s March on Saturday, January 21.  People across the gender spectrum and folks using wheelchairs and scooters are welcome. We are moving together in community to heal from the violence, hatred and fear that pervades […]