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January 2022

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha with Dawn Haney and Melvin Escobar

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Tuesday, January 18th Teachers: Dawn Haney and Melvi Escobar 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

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

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: Beginning a Meditation Practice

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 26, 2022

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

Wednesdays January 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th 2022 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter)  ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided Part of EBMC’s Core Buddhist Teachings – 6-month Curriculum Are you looking for a way to start a mindfulness meditation practice, but don’t quite know how? These classes will give you the basics of stationary and walking/gentle movement meditation in the vipassana (insight) style, and metta (loving kindness or good will) meditation. Don’t worry about “getting it right” –…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha with Rhonda Magee

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Thursday, January 27th Teacher: Rhonda Magee 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

January 28 @ 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/  

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha with Arisika Razak and Donald Rothberg

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Friday, January 28th Teachers: Arisika Razak and Donald Rothberg 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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Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The last Saturday of every month at EBMC, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Beginning Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and continuing on the last Saturday of every month, EBMC offers a Recovery, Deep Refuge Buddhist meeting with a 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…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha with emiko Yoshikami

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

Sunday, January 30th Teacher: emiko Yoshikami 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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February 2022

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha with Dawn Haney and Melvin Escobar

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Tuesday, February 1st Teachers: Melvin Escobar and Dawn Haney 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

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

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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