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August 2022

ONLINE: Maha Sangha with Ramón Honea and Kimber Simpkins

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Friday, August 19th Teachers: Ramón Honea and Kimber Simpkins Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a…

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ONLINE: 8 Step Buddhist Recovery Sangha

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

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 these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha with Beth Smith

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Sunday, August 21st Teacher: Beth Smith 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 support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly…

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ONLINE: Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant Deep Refuge Group Fourth Mondays at EBMC 6:30-8:00 PM (This is a bi-weekly group. Learn more below.) Refuge for us means this group is led by Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant facilitators, for people who identify as Trans* and/or Gender Queer/Gender Variant. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all folks with these identities/experiences who are interested in practicing and exploring Insight/Vipassana meditation; the observation of one’s mental and physical sensations,…

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ONLINE: Opening the Heart Through the Buddha’s Teachings:Parent’s Meditation Group

August 22 @ 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Opening the Heart Through the Buddha’s Teachings An Online Meditation Group for Parents with Lisa Fujie Parks Monday, August 22nd 2022 8:45PM - 9:45PM PST (Time Zone Converter)  August's Theme: Upekkha (equanimity) Closed Captioning Provided. EBMC's Family Practice Class teaching team will be offering a monthly parents' meditation group for restoration, support and connection during these challenging times. We offer a short talk, guided meditation and sharing. We gather to create a safe refuge to share the joys and the…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

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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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 4, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 29, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Queer Leather Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Queer Leather Meditation Deep Refuge Group is a peer-led meditation group for those of us who have a meditation practice and are queer and leather/kink-identified. We meet on the 4th Friday of every month from 7–8:30 p.m. We are open to and welcome new drop-in participants, whether this is your first sit or your 10,000th! For upcoming meeting details or to join our mailing list or online groups, please visit http://www.queerleathermeditation.org/. If you have questions please contact admin@queerleathermeditation.org.  

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha with emiko Yoshikami and Afefe Oké

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Friday, August 26th Teachers: emiko Yoshikami and Afefe Oké Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a…

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