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Beginning Again: Introduction to Meditation

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

with René Rivera and Louije Kim 

We extend a special invitation to those who identity as non-binary, gender nonconforming and their allies.

Why meditate? In spite of humanity’s many differences, we all share a common wish to be happy. Yet, we often find ourselves tangled in bewilderment, stress, and disconnection. The Budda’s teachings and instructions for mindfulness meditation point to a way out of the bewilderment and grief toward a freedom and peace that is unassailable, beyond external conditions. This day of practice will introduce Buddhist mindfulness and heart practices with gentleness and an awareness of working with trauma. Come explore these beloved wisdom and compassion practices as a path to increased connection with ourselves and others.

Space is limited and registration is requested. 

Cost: There is no registration fee for attending this event, nor most EBMC events. However, EBMC is not independently funded. The Center and the teachers will be sustained only by your voluntary donations (the practice of generous giving, or “dana”). Please donate generously, in proportion to your ability:

* Either online (you will be offered an opportunity during the online registration process to donate to EBMC; the teachers will not receive any part of this online donation).
* Or at the event, in the two baskets at EBMC, one for the Center, the second for the Teacher.

Thank you for your generosity. EBMC will be only be sustained through our collective generosity.

Fragrance-free: In order to protect the health of community members with environmental illness, please do not wear fragranced products (including “natural” fragrances) or clothes laundered in fragranced products to EBMC.

EBMC is wheelchair accessible.

 

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
Phone:
510-268-0696

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
Phone:
510-268-0696