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HYBRID: Alphabet Sangha

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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IN PERSON: Silent Meditation Drop-in

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

New! Mondays to Thursdays in February (1st to the 29th) 11 AM to 1 PM PT In Person Only You’re invited to drop in for open practice time at EBMC and sit or lie in the Main Temple. We have a variety of cushions and chairs available. Staff hosts will ring the bell every half […]

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HYBRID: Midday Sangha

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 - 12:45pm PST   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:55 - 1:35pm PST   Facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: emiko yoshikami, Jennie Powe Runde, Sakshi […]

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ONLINE: Buddha’s Four Big Truths (4 Noble Truths)

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

Wednesdays January 31st, February 7th, 14th and 21st 2024 With Mushim Patricia Ikeda Online on Zoom 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided Part of EBMC’s Core Buddhist Teachings – 7-month Curriculum Why do we suffer? How can we be released from suffering? The Buddha’s first teaching after his Enlightenment is called the […]

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IN PERSON: Silent Meditation Drop-in

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

New! Mondays to Thursdays in February (1st to the 29th) 11 AM to 1 PM PT In Person Only You’re invited to drop in for open practice time at EBMC and sit or lie in the Main Temple. We have a variety of cushions and chairs available. Staff hosts will ring the bell every half […]

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Ceasefire! Practice for Liberation

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

ONLINE: Ceasefire! Practice for Liberation 5-class series, Thursday evenings Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 5:30 - 6:45 PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Online, over Zoom   In the month of February we will hold space for the dharma of Palestinian Liberation. Across the world, people are rising up in support of Palestine.  Many thousands of people […]

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Hybrid, every 4th Friday of the month Event Details: Meets weekly on zoom, and starting to meet once a month in person, email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for more info and get on our newsletter The EBMC […]

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ONLINE: 8 Step Buddhist Recovery Sangha

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through […]

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can […]

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

East Bay Meditation Center 285 17th Street, Oakland, CA

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and […]